Nell Scott



Nell Scott regularly advises her clients on M&A and private equity, international capital markets and corporate finance transactions, as well as corporate governance and disclosure issues, with a particular focus on emerging markets investments.

Nell’s clients have included major investment banks and financial institutions, public and private companies and sovereign governments. Nell lived and worked in Russia from 1993 to 1997 and has supported companies operating globally.

  • Among other transactions, Nell has recently advised the following:

    • Telenor ASA and VimpelCom Ltd. in connection with the formation of VEON (formerly VimpelCom) Ltd., a NASDAQ-listed emerging market mobile operator, the contribution of Telenor ASA’s mobile assets in Russia and Ukraine to VEON., and VEON’s registered U.S. exchange offer and Russian voluntary tender offer for the shares and American Depositary Shares (ADSs) of OJSC Vimpel-Communications.
    • Telenor ASA on its public offerings and exchangeable bond sales of its VEON Ltd. ADSs.
    • Exxaro Resources Ltd., one of South Africa’s largest diversified mining companies, on its $3.4 billion combination of its mining, mineral separation and smelting mineral sands operations with the proprietary pigment-making technology of Tronox Incorporated, a US-based pigment producer. The combination involved the restructuring of operations around the world and listing the new Australian entity’s shares on the New York Stock Exchange. This transaction was recognized as a finalist for the 2012 M&A Advisor Awards M&A Deal of the Year.
    • Millicom International Cellular S.A. on its debut and follow-on Regulation S/Rule 144A bond offerings.