Patrick Brooks leads the Corporate team of the Moscow office of Squire Patton Boggs, ranked No.1 for its Private Equity Practice in Russia. Patrick has been a full-time resident of Moscow since 2007.
In addition to his transactional practice, Patrick plays a key role in advising on corporate governance, anticorruption, regulatory and compliance matters, including assisting clients in understanding the application of US anticorruption and sanctions laws to their Russian operations and Russian anticorruption laws and regulatory regimes that impact their businesses. In this role, Patrick has advised on internal investigations, diligence exercises and the development of compliance programs.
Patrick also has extensive experience in US bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, having worked many years in the firm’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group on numerous bankruptcy cases, particularly in the steel, energy, natural resources and industrial products sectors.
Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions
Advising IC “Blagosostoyanie” in connection with its acquisition of InTouch Insurance.
Advising NPF “Blagosostoyanie” in connection with acquisition of Absolut Bank.
Telecommunications, Media and Technology
Representing Enforta B.V. in connection with its exchange of shares in Prestige Internet with ER Telecom Holdings Inc.
Representing Russia’s largest 4G/LTE provider on a US$6.5 billion merger with a large telecommunications holding.
Manufacturing Infrastructure and Energy
Consumer Products and Logistics