Zubr Capital and SBH Law Office signed an agreement on strategic cooperation

The Strategic Cooperation Agreement signed in Minsk between the investment company Zubr Capital and the law firm SBH Law Offices was the next logical step in the relations development between the companies

The parties agreed on long-term conditions in the main areas of collaboration: comprehensive support for entry (exit) procedures in business; current support of investment and portfolio companies’ activity; assistance in business structuring; legal, tax and IT due diligence; assessment of tax, financial and transactional risks; assessment of the potential of companies that apply for investment Zubr Capital, IP/IT.

Due to the international presence of SBH Law office, Zubr Capital is the first professional company in Belarus that manages private equity funds, receives legal support for its projects in Belarus and other countries and jurisdictions through offices in Minsk, Kiev and Los Angeles.

The parties agreed on intentions to expand the usual range of cooperation. One of the first events organized by companies as strategic partners was the informal international open-air conference that gathered more than 150 participants for customers, friends and partners, and IT business leaders from Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, and the United States called #SBH_BBQ.

The conclusion of a strategic cooperation agreement will allow both parties to strengthen their positions in the market, including through the synergy of systemic interaction of teams of professionals.

CEO of Zubr Capital, Oleg Khusaenov, commenting on the signing of this agreement, said: “Zubr Capital company invests both in IT companies and in traditional businesses. Zubr Capital Fund I (ZCFI) strategy provides for investments in private Belarusian companies with high export potential. Today, ZCFI has a portfolio of 6 companies. In the nearest future, it is planned to invest in approximately the same number of businesses. It is important for us to have reliable legal support from experts with experience and competences in all priority areas for us, who shares our values and principles.”

“Our business has 26-year history. We value the accumulated experience, but first of all – our reliable partners, with whom we develop relations year after year and implement projects that we are rightly proud of, as they receive high marks from independent experts and allow us to keep the top lines of professional ratings. We stand for long-term cooperation on mutually beneficial terms. This strategy is better for all of us rather than one-time projects. We are inspired by ambitious, complex and large-scale tasks. Zubr Capital, being one of the leaders of the investment business in our region, changes the business environment and motivates all partners to change and grow. This is valuable for us” - said Alexander Bondar, partner of SBH Law Office.

About the company:

«Sysouev, Bondar, Khrapoutski SBH» (SBH Law Office) – one of the largest in Belarus team of lawyers and advocates with 26 years of experience and professional practice. Offices in Minsk, Kiev and Los Angeles provide high-quality legal assistance in such areas as: IT, fintech, hardware, dispute resolution, international arbitration, banks, finance, insurance, real estate and construction, foreign trade, transport and logistics and others. The expertise of the SBH Law Office is confirmed by international legal ratings of Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, WWL, Best Lawyers, etc.

Press-office of SBH Law Office:   pr@sbh-partners.com

The management company Zubr Capital is the first professional company in the Republic of Belarus that manages private equity funds, was founded in 2010 from the top management of the international automobile holding Atlant-M. Zubr Capital invests in various sectors of the Belarusian economy, including telecommunications, information technology, banking and finance, consumer goods production, retail, durable goods, and innovative technologies. Zubr Capital manages two funds: SMH and Zubr Capital Fund I.

Press-office of Zubr Capital: dk@zubrcapital.by

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