Articles by Kyle Davis

Attracting Foreign Investment: A Lawyer's View

  • 17 October 12
  • Goltsblat BLP
Russian companies often seek foreign capital for a number of different reasons, such as greater access to global markets and brands, the benefits of foreign expertise and new technologies and more opportunities for on-going operational autonomy than might be the case with a domestic investor. New foreign entrants into the Russian market may be prepared to pay a higher valuation, recognizing that by buying into an existing business they are gaining immediate market access and local resources and connections which would take much longer to build from scratch.