The Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" participates in the first bankruptcy proceedings of Duty Free store operators in Russia.
Aerofirst JSC and Arial JSC (Moscow Duty Free brand) - companies founded in 1988 by Sheremetyevo International Airport, Aer Rianta International and PJSC Aeroflot were one of the largest domestic operators of duty-free trade.
Total liabilities: more than 5 billion rubles. Largest creditors: VTB Bank (PJSC), PJSC Sberbank. Assets: 4 billion rubles.
In bankruptcy proceedings, the experts involved in the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" provided the opportunity to continue the current economic activities of the companies, as well as implemented large-scale measures, as a result of which: artificially generated debt worth more than 4 billion rubles was denied to be included in the register of creditors' claims, transactions were declared invalid debtor, including the illegal write-off of the performance fee in bankruptcy proceedings in the amount of about 70 million rubles, and the assignment of rights of claims in the amount of 2 billion rubles.
As a result of the work of lawyers of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot", hidden assets were identified - expensive real estate assets at the Sheremetyevo Airport. Our lawyers have registered property rights that have not been registered since 1996, as well as prepared the sale of assets.
For over 26 years, Rusimport has been one of the largest suppliers of alcohol and tobacco in Russia. The company had foreign partners and distributors in more than 18 regions of the Russian Federation.
Liabilities: more than 5 billion rubles.Major creditors: PJSC Sberbank, Alfa-Bank JSC, PJSC Bank FK Otkritie, PJSC Uralsib Bank.
Employees of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" were engaged for comprehensive support of the bankruptcy proceeding. We have worked to exclude from the register of creditors' claims the claims of foreign organizations in the amount of more than 400 million rubles. We have identified and challenged transactions aimed at the withdrawal of the debtor's assets, we have conducted legal proceedings to recover receivables worth more than 1 billion rubles.
As a result of the participation of lawyers of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" in a number of complex court sessions, losses were collected from the foreign company in favor of the debtor.
The chain of stores "Uyuterra" (legal entity PlanetaStroy LLC) was founded in 2004 and was one of the largest chains of home goods stores. The Uyuterra brand operated 122 stores in 43 regions of the country, the company's annual turnover reached 9.5 billion rubles.
The amount of liabilities: 4.5 billion rubles.Major creditors:VTB Bank (PJSC), PJSC Sberbank, PJSC Uralsib Bank.
The experts of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" were engaged to conduct the most complex legal disputes and comprehensive support of bankruptcy proceedings of the group's enterprises.
As part of the bankruptcy proceeding, in addition to measures to identify, return and sell assets located in more than 40 regions of Russia, recover receivables (the amount of recovery is more than 349 million rubles), several dozen transactions of the debtor to withdraw assets were contested, as well as work was carried out to attract controlling persons to subsidiary liability.
This includes successful completion of unprecedented disputes over the invalidation of a chain of promissory note transactions with Sberbank, which allowed to return more than 100 million rubles to the bankruptcy estate, to pay the salary debt, and to prevent a spike of social tension in the region.
In the bankruptcy proceeding of the guarantor of the main debtor, the transaction on the alienation of real estate, which was returned to the bankruptcy estate, was disputed.
The bankruptcy of companies of the "Tekhneftinvest" Group is a complex process, which confirmed the high professional competence of lawyers and specialists of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot". Bankruptcy proceedings for companies with liabilities of more than 50 billion rubles and assets worth more than 10 billion rubles were conducted in the arbitration courts of the Tyumen region, Yamalo-Nenetsky and Khanty-Mansiisky Autonomous Okrugs.
Total liabilities: more than 50 billion rubles. Major creditors: LLC VTB Pension Administrator, Russian Commercial Bank (Cyprus) Limited.
The structures of VTB Bank (PJSC) engaged the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" to solve the tasks of returning the group's problem assets.
Within the framework of external management and bankruptcy proceedings, the experts of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" organized asset replacement for debtors.
Our experts provided effective comprehensive support for the bankruptcy proceedings of the group of companies: debtors' transactions were disputed, encumbrances were removed from the property that made up the bankruptcy estate, all necessary conditions were provided for the preservation of debtors' licenses and the continuation of oil production activities, an analysis of financial and economic activities was conducted, and numerous attempts by third parties to disrupt auctions for the sale of debtors' property were stopped.
The bankruptcy proceedings against LLC "Kondaneft" – one of the companies of the "Tekhneftinvest" Group, were terminated due to the satisfaction of all creditors' claims included in the register of creditors' claims (the total amount of claims repaid was more than 3.5 billion rubles). As part of the proceeding, "Yangpur" LLC, that is also part of the "Techneftinvest" Group, repaid more than 75% (2.5 billion rubles) of claims included in the register of creditors' claims.
Since 1991, the NPO Cosmos Group of Companies has been the largest construction holding in the capital and the main contractor of the Moscow Construction Department.
The amount of obligations of the main company of the group – NPO Cosmos LLC: 33 billion rubles. Largest creditor: BM Bank, JSC (former Bank of Moscow, part of VTB Bank Group).
The experts of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" are engaged to provide legal services and comprehensive support of bankruptcy proceedings for more than 10 major companies of the group.
The result of our work was to dispute the debtor's transactions totaling more than 11 billion rubles, recover accounts receivable in the amount of more than 14 billion rubles, and bring the debtor's controlling persons to subsidiary liability.
As part of legal disputes, the amount of claims made against the debtor was reduced by more than 3 billion rubles from the declared claims.
The Glavkino Group of Companies is one of the largest film and television companies in Russia, which owns a modern film and television complex with an area of 21 thousand m2.
Such projects as "Dancing", "Once in Russia", "Where is the logic", as well as such successful Russian films as "Going Vertical", "Flight Crew", "Viking", "Attraction", etc. were filmed in the company's pavilions.
Liabilities: more than 7.7 billion rubles. Major creditor: VTB Bank (PJSC).
The experts of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" are engaged to provide comprehensive support of the bankruptcy proceeding.
Thanks to the activities carried out by our employees, even in the conditions of the economic crisis caused by coronavirus pandemic, it is possible to continue economic activities and fulfill contractual obligations to provide services within the framework of organizing the filming process. Due to the funds received from economic activities, it is possible to repay the entire amount of current liabilities.
The Budapest Hotel JSC was created for the purpose of implementing the project of reconstruction of the complex of buildings of the Budapest Hotel and managed theBudapest and Peter I hotels in the center of Moscow.
Liabilities: 1,5 billion rubles.Largest creditors: WEB.RF and Wykeham investments limited.
The experts of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" were engaged to implement measures to restore the debtor's solvency.
Our experts prepared an external management plan and ensured its implementation, as a result of which funds were accumulated in the amount of more than 950 million rubles.
The lawyers of the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot" initiated and successfully conducted a lawsuit on the obligation of the Moscow City Government to sign an act on the results of the investment project and the distribution of hotel space.
With our participation, the most important law enforcement practice was formed – the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation approved an application for Supervisory review of judicial acts of lower courts: the highest court made conclusions about the illegality of calculating the enforcement fee in foreign currency, and the violation by the bailiff of the provisions of the law on enforcement proceedings.
The bankruptcy proceedings were terminated due to the approval of the settlement agreement by the Moscow Arbitration court.
The main activities of the Satori Group of Companies, founded in 1993, were construction, as well as demolition and dismantling of buildings. Projects of the group: dismantling of the "Rossiya" Hotel on Varvarka street, reconstruction of the "Dynamo" Stadium, dismantling of the "Intourist" Hotel on Tverskaya street, earthworks on the construction of "Vnukovo-3" airport, etc.
Liabilities: more than 3 billion rubles.Largest creditors: VTB Bank (PJSC), PJSC "Sovcombank".
As part of the comprehensive support of bankruptcy proceedings by the Anti-Crisis Group "Pilot", measures were implemented to prevent the inclusion in the register of creditors' claims of persons affiliated with the debtor: a participating company, a member of the Board of Directors, as well as a person actually affiliated with the debtor whose claim was based on an invalid service agreement concluded if the debtor company has overdue obligations. All the listed claims were found to be unfounded, and the affiliated persons were refused to include the claims in the register of creditors' claims of the debtor.
Also, a comprehensive analysis of the financial and economic activities of the Satori Group of Companies was conducted, and support was provided for legal disputes aimed at preventing the disposal of the company's assets worth more than 200 million rubles from the bankruptcy estate by issuing property in kind to pay the actual value of the participant's share after the bankruptcy case was initiated. The goal was achieved: the property remained in the bankruptcy estate.
Lawyer, Candidate of Juridical Sciences.
In 1998 he graduated from the Institute of Prosecution of the Ural State Law Academy, in 2001 - full-time postgraduate study at the Ural State Law Academy (Department of Civil Rights).
In 2002, he graduated from Ural State University with a degree in "Anti-crisis management".
Legal experience: over 25 years, including more than 20 years in the field of bankruptcy.
In 2002-2004 worked in the Central office of the Federal financial recovery and bankruptcy service of Russia, provided legal support for bankruptcy proceedings of the largest enterprises, including strategic enterprises, defense enterprises and lending agencies.
Since 2008, he has been coordinating the work of the legal departments of the group's companies.
He personally conducts the most complex judicial disputes, advises on the strategy for supporting bankruptcy proceedings.
One of the leading lawyers in the field bankruptcy in Russia.
He has two higher educations.
In 2007, he graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov.
Work experience in the field of economics and law: more than 20 years, including legal specialty: more than 15 years.
He is involved in the maintenance of the most complex judicial disputes, advises on the strategy for supporting bankruptcy proceedings.
The legal positions developed by O. Belyaev have been repeatedly adopted by the Supreme and The High Courts of Arbitration of the Russian Federation and used to justify the judicial acts issued by the courts of the highest instance.
In 2014, she graduated from the Federal State Budgetary Educational Establishment “State University of Management” with a degree in Law.
Experience in the field of bankruptcy: 8 years.
Since 2012, she has been providing legal support for bankruptcy proceedings of large companies, including system-forming enterprises, construction holdings, cinema/television and publishing groups.
Since 2016, she has also been coordinating the work of a group of lawyers to suppor bankruptcy proceedings for inviduals and legal entities who are debtors of major state banks.
Personally accompanies the most complex lawsuits.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Law from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation, and graduated from the National Research University Higher School of Economics with a master's degree in Law.
Experience in the field of bankruptcy: over 5 years.
Joined the team of Anti-Crisis Group called "Pilot" in 2017.
Dmitry provides full legal support and management of major bankruptcy projects. He specializes in resolving complex disputes involving subsidiary liability and recovery of losses from controlling parties of the debtor, contestation of transactions on withdrawal of assets, and appealing against the results of auctions.
He specializes on the development of a strategy for managing both projects in general and specific judicial disputes, and organizes interaction with key company customers.
In 2015 she graduated from the Saratov State Law Academy.
Experience in the field of bankruptcy: 6 years.
She specializes in bringing subsidiary controlling persons to subsidiary responsibility, contestation of transactions, and protecting arbitration managers.
Provides comprehensive support for bankruptcy procedures of various categories of debtors, including leasing companies, energy complex enterprises, construction companies.