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Olga Stepanova

Olga Akhmedshina


Olga is a Russian-qualified corporate lawyer. She specialises in M&A and joint ventures.



Olga's experience includes advising:

  • Groupe Atlantic, a leading European producer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, in connection with the acquisition of the residential business of SST group of companies, the largest producer of heating floors and cables in Russia and CIS, and related joint venture arrangements

  • Goldman Sachs and Baring Vostok on the acquisition of a 49.5% interest in Familia, a discount clothes retail chain 

  • Silk Road Fund on the acquisition of a 9.9% stake in major Russian petrochemical company Sibur from Leonid Mikhelson

  • Regional Diagnostic Company LLC (a group company of Invitro) signed the concession agreement with Volgograd region in relation to construction and operation of the central medical laboratory in Volgograd region (first healthcare PPP project of such type in the region)

  • MITSUI & CO., LTD on acquisition of 10% in JSC R-Pharm, one of the biggest Russia's pharmaceutical companies

  • 36.6 group on the acquisition of Alliance Healthcare Russia pharmaceutical distribution business from Walgreens Boots Alliance group and the sale of 15% in Public Joint-Stock Company "Pharmacy Chain 36.6" to Walgreens Boot

  • Beijing Gas Group on the cooperation agreement for the acquisition of 20% of Verkhnechonskneftegaz from Rosneft 





Olga graduated from the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE).