Olga Ponomarenko

  • Ul. Gasheka 6, Ducat III, Office 510
  • Moscow 125047
  • Russia

Olga Ponomarenko is a partner in the Moscow office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Ponomarenko’s practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions. She counsels clients from various industries on a range of complex M&A transactions and general corporate matters. Ms. Ponomarenko also has significant experience in capital markets, and represents issuers and underwriters in offerings of shares and depositary receipts outside the US under Regulation S and within the US in exempt and registered offerings. Ms. Ponomarenko also advises on a wide range of matters related to data privacy.


Ms. Ponomarenko's representative experience includes advising:

  • PJSFC Sistema in connection with the sale of a minority stake in JSC Pharmaceutical Enterprise Obolenskoye to Russia China Investment Fund
  • PJSFC Sistema in connection with a joint acquisition of an equity interest in JSC Pharmaceutical Enterprise Obolenskoe, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company
  • Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia on a number of M&A transactions in Russia as co-investor alongside Russian Direct Investment Fund
  • A consortium of three Indian oil and gas companies  Oil India Limited, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, and Bharat PetroResources Limited on the acquisition from Rosneft of:
    • A 23.9% stake in JSC Vankorneft, which holds the Vankor Licenses in Eastern Siberia
    • A 29.9% stake in Taas-Yuriakh Neftegazodobycha, a Russia-based oil and gas exploration and production company
  • Uniper Exploration & Production in the sale of a 25% stake in the Yuzhno-Russkoye gasfield to OMV
  • Sheremetyevo International Airport in connection with the sale of Vladivostok Airport to a consortium of investors
  • Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port PJSC in connection with the acquisition of LLC Primorsk Trade Port
  • HMS Hydraulic Machines and Systems Group plc in connection with an initial public offering of global depositary receipts listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • TMK in connection with a RUB10.5 billion secondary public offering of shares
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