Walkers Advises United Capital Partners Group on VK.com Stake Sale

​Walkers acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to United Capital Partners Group on the US$1.47 billion sale of a 48% shareholding in VK.com to Mail.ru Group Limited. VK.com is Russia’s most popular social networking site and the largest in Europe. The culmination of this deal will allow Mail RU consolidation of 100% of VK.com and the termination of all outstanding shareholder disputes.

Partner Jack Boldarin led the team from Walkers’ London office and was assisted by associate Mark Galazzi and British Virgin Islands based litigation partner, Oliver Clifton.

Skadden acted as lead onshore counsel for United Capital Partners Group.

Oliver CliftonPartnerT +1 284 852 2246oliver.clifton@walkersglobal.com

Jack BoldarinManaging PartnerT +44 (0)20 7220 4995jack.boldarin@walkersglobal.com
Mark GalazziPartnerT +44 (0)20 7220 4972mark.galazzi@walkersglobal.com