|Prime Advice Consulting Group
Firm name: Prime Advice Consulting Group
23 Professor Popov Street, St. Petersburg 197376,Russia
Prime Advice Consulting Group has been providing professional services from 1996. Since then the company has proved itself as a reliable business partner and now is leading on the market of legal, audit and consulting services in the North-West region and all over the Russian Federation.
The membership in HLB International and meticulous compliance to its internal regulations is another proof of the high level of our professional activities and allows us collaborating with colleagues in more than 450 offices in 100 countries and supporting the business of our clients in almost any part of the world.
Prime Advice Group includes the companies providing a wide range of consulting assistance such as legal, tax, corporate financing and audit and appraisal services.
Our clients include largest international companies, Russian industrial holdings, investment and construction corporations, timber and wood-working, military industry, transport companies, banks, trade networks, food industry, power supply companies.
Professionalism of the staff is the pivot of our business. All our consultants graduated from higher economic or legal schools, their proficiency is confirmed by diplomas and qualification certificates, a number of specialists had got academic degrees.
The member of scientific and expert council of our group is Evgueny V. Semenyako a well-known professional, honoured lawyer of the Russian Federation President of Federal Lawyers Chamber of Russia, President of Saint-Petersburg Lawyers Chamber; a member of Presidium of Lawyers Association of Russia.
The Dean of faculty of statistics, accounting and economic analysis of Saint- Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, Doctor of Science in Economics, Professor Jamila G. Leontieva also participates in scientific and expert council of Prime Advice.
The competitive advantage of our staff is not only the rich expertise in rendering services but also the wide special industry knowledge allowing us solving the problems of the clients as integrally as possible.
Audit and related services
Specialists of audit department of Prime Advice Consulting Group provide the complete list of professional services including: annual audit of financial statements in accordance with Russian standards, tax audit, audit in accordance with international standards, preparation of financial statement in accordance with IAS, etc. Conducting financial Due Diligence of the companies for transaction of mergers and acquisitions is the specific direction of the activity related to the M&A services.
“Prime Advice Appraisal” provides services of real estate appraisal, evaluation of facilities and transport, intangible assets evaluation, and evaluation of business value.
Our partners are the following credit institutions as North-West Bank of Sberbank of Russia, JSB “Sviaz-Bank”, JSC “Bank “Saint-Petersburg”, JSC “Banque Societe Generale Vostok”, JSC “Saint-Petersburg Bank “Tavrichesky”, JSC “Swedbank” (JSC “Hansabank”), JSC “Petroenergobank” etc. Valuation of fixed assets executed by “Prime Advice. Appraisal” is accepted by leading world audit companies (BIG 4) when conducting audit in accordance with international standards.
In 2006 Law offices “Prime Advice, Semenyako and Partners” was incorporated in the consulting group’s framework by merging Law firm «Semenyako and Partners» and legal practice of Prime Advice.
Today Law offices “Prime Advice, Semenyako and Partners” is a legal structure
having all necessary resources to provide the clients with complete legal services for the business in all fields of activities. The leading direction of “Prime Advice, Semenyako and Partners” activities is representation of the clients and protection of their interests in general jurisdiction and arbitration courts of all levels. Lawyer of the law offices have obtained one of the highest indices of the court victories. Many court’s decisions made in favour of our clients have had significant effect to the specific company and to the legal field in general.
An important part of “Prime Advice, Semenyako and Partners” lawyers’ practice is conducting of legal audit of a company’s activities (Due Diligence) with a purpose to evaluate the risks connected with the purchase of an acting enterprise. The experts of “Prime Advice, Semenyako and Partners” are well-experienced in registration of land use and execution of real estate transaction formalities, including those for the land plots, as well as in legal review of property rights for the real estate property. Specific direction of our activities is representation of foreign investor’s interests at entering to the Russian market, facilitating of co-operation with Russian counterparts, including governmental authorities.
Corporate financing and investment consulting
Prime Advice consultants provide support to the clients at solving strategic tasks connected with the sale and purchase of business, the restructuring and improving the efficiency of a company’s operations, involvement of borrowed funds.
Our specialists were financial and legal consultants of the proprietors in transactions with major assets such as JSC “Petrolesport” (deal with Group “N-Trans”, earlier – “Severstaltrans”), JSC “Onega timber and wood-working сombinat” and group of companies “Onegales” (transaction with “Investlesprom” holding), Retail shops chain “Kopeyka” (transaction with X5 Retail Group), Group of companies “Artis” transaction with Arla Food), Mirax Group (acquisition of Sungate Port Royal hotel), RBI Holding (transactions with Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank) and the others. Business partners of the Group are the largest international investment funds and the companies investing in the enterprises in the Russian Federation.
We are looking forward to allowing you to form your image of Prime Advice Consulting Group that will be the benchmark for our future co-operation.