Denuo advises Kismet Capital Group on obtaining regulatory approvals for acquisition of Avito
Press Release
22 November 2022 — Denuo has advised Kismet Capital Group, a Russian investment firm, on obtaining regulatory approvals for the RUB151 billion (approximately USD2.3 billion) acquisition of Avito, a Russian classified advertisements website, from Naspers, a South African technology group.

Clearance was granted by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia and the Government Commission for Control over Foreign Investment in Russia in due course following the filing.

The Denuo team was led by Denis Gavrilov, partner and Head of Antitrust and Competition, assisted by senior associate Karin Ovakimyan, associate Alexander Silakov and paralegals Boris Dobronravov and Gleb Kiselev.

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Denuo is one of the largest full-service law firms in Russia with offices in Moscow and St Petersburg. Denuo’s team consists of more than 100 legal professionals, including 16 partners, all of whom used to be part of DLA Piper’s Russian practice.


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