Westside Advisors

Russia

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Financial and corporate

Westside Advisors is a domestic firm that focuses on corporate, M&A and private equity work.

The firm has instructed buyers on a number of domestic, private acquisitions in a series of mid-market transactions, including Comita Group in its $10 million acquisition of “ELNA”, a Russian manufacturer of industrial control systems.

It has also has also advised on the establishment of multiple joint ventures within the telecommunications sector, although the precise details are largely confidential. Other important sectors for the firm in this area include IT and energy.  

In the restructuring and insolvency space, corporate restructuring matters have dominated, with one mandate seeing the firm restructure the Russian arm of an international production group following the exit of certain shareholders.

Some of its most important clients include NSU Logistic, Trade House Hilong-Rus and Iskra Systems.

Client feedback

“The strength of the company is in its knowledge of industry and international background. They do all the legal jobs for us and we have no complaints. We have used Westside for more than 13 years and do not plan to change them.” – Banking, M&A