Akin Gump Advises LUKOIL on Issue of $3 billion Eurobonds

(London, UK) – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has advised LUKOIL International Finance BV, as issuer on its offering of $3 billion Eurobonds guaranteed by OAO LUKOIL, one of the world’s largest international vertically integrated private oil companies. The transaction closed today.

The deal was lead managed by BNP Paribas and Citigroup Global Markets Limited in London. The bonds will be listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Akin Gump London finance partner Robert Aulsebrook and Moscow partner Natalia Baratiants led the team advising LUKOIL, with support from Moscow partner Varun Gupta, counsel Allison Miller in Washington and teams in London, Moscow and Washington.