Akin Gump Advises Garsdale in Its $1.78B Sale of Russian 4G Operator Yota to MegaFon

(Moscow) – Akin Gump has advised USM subsidiary Garsdale on its sale of Yota, a major Russian 4G provider, to leading Russian mobile operator MegaFon, for $1.78 billion.  The transaction closed on October 2, 2013.

Vladimir Kouznetsov, a corporate partner in Akin Gump’s Moscow office, led the team advising Garsdale.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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