Alexander Kovriga is a member of Skadden’s corporate practice and has experience in a variety of corporate finance, M&A and joint venture transactions in Russia. Mr Kovriga’s recent corporate finance experience includes advising Russia-based companies on a wide range of transactions, including IPOs and secondary offerings, public and private placements, as well as offerings of American Depositary Shares and Global Depositary Receipts. Mr Kovriga previously practised in Skadden’s New York office, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and private equity matters. He is a native Russian speaker and is fluent in English and German.