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Michael P. Anderson

Special Counsel
+44.(0)20.7360.8120
Fax +44.(0)20.7648.9001

Michael Anderson is a special counsel at the firm’s London office where he is a member of the banking and asset finance practice group.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Anderson served as a senior associate for a multinational law firm in Moscow and London.

Achievements

  • Chambers Europe 2017: listed as an associate to watch.

Speaking Engagements

  • “LMA PFX Facility” - LMA Moscow Training Day, September 28, 2017
  • “Developments in English law” - LMA Moscow Training Day, April 14, 2016
  • Advising Société Générale on US$240,000,000 pre-export financing facility to Metalloinvest.
  • Advising Morgan Stanley's real estate fund known as MSREF VII on the refinancing of a facility used to finance the acquisition of the Galeria Shopping Centre in St.Petersburg.
  • Advising ING Bank, a branch of ING-DiBa AG, as lender, on a US$50,000,000 corporate facility to a Russian metals mining company, to be used for general corporate purposes.
  • Advising ING Bank N.V. on a US$2,000,000,000 pre-export financing facility to United Company Rusal PLC.
  • Advising EBRD on a risk sharing projects with Banka Société Générale Albania SH. A., Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania and ProCredit Bank Albania to support the financing of agribusiness loans.
  • Advising VTB Bank (Public Joint-Stock Company), as agent, on a US$150,000,000 Export Credit Agent backed facility to a Russian exporter. The facility is covered by the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR).
  • Advising ING Bank N.V., as co-ordinator, on the amendment and restatement of a PXF facility agreement for United Company Rusal PLC, as part of a rescheduling of its bank indebtedness.
  • Advising UniCredit Bank Austria AG, as agent, in relation to amendments to a US$240,000,000 real estate finance facility in connection with the corporate restructuring of the borrower group.
  • Advising ING Bank N.V., London Branch, as agent, in connection with a EUR384,000,000 secured credit facilities to Segezha Group, to be used to finance Segezha Group's investment programme, which includes long-term projects such as an overhaul of Segezha pulp & paper mills and construction of a new plywood factory in Kirov, as well as general corporate needs.
  • Advising Nordea Bank AB (publ), as lender, in connection with two acquisition facilities relating to the acquisition by Hines Russia & Poland Fund and PPF Real Estate Holding B.V. of two office buildings located in Moscow, Metropolis Office Building I and Metropolis Office Building III.
  • Advising Invest AG, a private investment company, in connection with a debt-for-equity swap relating to a large Russian supermarket chain.
  • Advising Trafigura BV on an up to US$1,500,000,000 prepayment under an up to 10 million tonnes 5-year crude oil and petroleum products supply contract with Rosneft, together with the related syndicated financing.
  • Advising Morgan Stanley's real estate fund known as MSREF VII on the financing aspects in connection with the acquisition of 82,000 sq.m. Metropolis shopping centre in Moscow.