Daria von Mensenkampff regularly advises on M&A and private equity transactions, as well as corporate governance and regulatory issues, with an emphasis on emerging markets.

In addition, Daria counsels technology clients at all stages of development, advising both companies and funds on complex technology agreements.

Daria practiced in Moscow from 2004 to 2010 and has been living and working in Milan since 2011. She is a fluent Russian, English and Italian speaker.

  • Daria's notable engagements include:

    • Represented Telenor in its investment in F&J Labs/Telenor Co-Invest III, L.P.
    • Advised OKEA on its acquisition of an interest in the Yme oil field offshore Norway from Repsol.
    • Represented Telenor ASA in its $365 million public offering in the US and Europe of 90 million of its VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON) ADSs and common shares.
    • Represented Telenor ASA in its $262 million public offering in the US and Europe of approximately 70 million of its VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON) American Depositary Shares (ADSs) and common shares.
    • Represented Calvert Social Investment Foundation, Inc. on the formation of, and placement of limited partnership interests in, Equity for Impact L.P. and ImpactAssets Funded Guarantee L.P., both Delaware limited partnerships.
    • Represented Telenor ASA on its $500 million public offering in the US of approximately 163.9 million of its VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) ADSs, as well as a Regulation S offering outside the US to non-US persons of $1 billion of 0.25% bonds due 2019 that are exchangeable for VimpelCom ADSs.
    • Represented Telenor ASA on the formation of F&J Labs and Telenor's investment in F&J Labs/Telenor Co-Invest I, L.P. and F&J Labs/Telenor Co-Invest II L.P., both Delaware limited partnerships.

    • Represented Telenor ASA in its $360M acquisition of TapAd, Inc.
    • Advised an American global aerospace company in connection with the creation of assembly capabilities in Russia and various regulatory issues.
    • Represented Coca-Cola HBC on its acquisition of Russian leading soft drinks production facility Aquavision.
    • Advised Capital International Private Equity Fund on its acquisition of a stake in Unimilk, Russia's second-biggest dairy company.
    • Advised Telenor ASA and VimpelCom Ltd in connection with the formation of VimpelCom Ltd, a $23.8 billion NYSE-listed emerging market mobile operator.
    • Advised a leading multinational pharmaceutical company on structuring the relations with Russian distributors and antitrust law issues.
    • Advised a leading global producer of denim apparel on restructuring its distribution chain in Russia and antitrust law issues.

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