Boris Zikratov

Boris Zikratov

Los Angeles, United States
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Boris Zikratov

Boris Zikratov

Los Angeles, United States
Member since November 30, 2016
Boris has helped raise over $20bn in equity and debt financing and has advised on M&A transactions totaling over $5bn. Having worked in Los Angeles, London, and Moscow, he cherishes the opportunity to provide bespoke financial advice—no matter the size, scope, or location of the client. Boris has worked extensively with companies across a broad range of industries including consumer, retail, media, real estate, and natural resource industries.
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Career Highlights
Academic Highlights
Portfolio
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory
  • IPO Consulting
  • Valuation Analysis
Industry Expertise
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Retail & Wholesale
Software Expertise
  • Bloomberg
  • Capital IQ
  • Thomson Reuters
Other Expertise
  • Credit Modeling
  • Fairness Opinion Reports
  • Investor Presentations
Employment
  • Associate
    Morgan Stanley
    2014 - 2016
    • Advised GLPI (a real estate investment trust) on the $5bn hostile acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment's casino real estate assets.
    • Advised on the sale of Miramax (a film studio and library) to a Qatari media company.
    • Prepared a US fast casual chicken restaurant chain for an IPO.
    • Prepared an Australian sporting goods companies for an IPO.
    • Advised a Hollywood executive on the creation of a film fund.
    • Refinanced a revolving credit facility for Starz.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Initial Public Offerings, Debt Financing, Equity Financing, Retail, Consumer, Media, Gaming, Real Estate
  • Analyst
    Morgan Stanley
    2011 - 2014
    • Advised on a $1.1bn initial public offering of Tinkoff Credit Systems (a Russian digital bank).
    • Advised on a €2.5bn secondary equity offering for the National Bank of Greece.
    • Advised on a $300m secondary equity offering for Mediclinic (a South African hospital group).
    • Advised on a $465m initial public offering of PKP Cargo (a Polish rail transportation company).
    • Advised on a $1.3bn initial public offering of Alrosa (a Russian diamond mining company).
    • Advised on a $1.8bn initial public offering of MegaFon (a Russian telecommunications company).
    • Handled a spin-off of IGSS (a Russian oil-field services company).
    • Advised on a $720m secondary equity offering of Globaltrans (a Russian rail transportation company).
    • Provided investor relations support for EVRAZ (a Russian steelmaker).
    Focus areas: Initial Public Offerings, Investor Relations, Russia, Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Financial Institutions, Transportation
  • Analyst
    Renaissance Capital
    2010 - 2011
    • Handled a $1.3bn inaugural international ruble bond issuance for the Russian Treasury.
    • Handled a $500m bond issuance for Rusal (a Russian aluminum mining company).
    • Handled a $700m bond issuance for Vimpelcom (a European telecommunications company).
    • Advised on a $528m secondary equity offering for Mechel (a Russian coal mining company).
    Focus areas: Initial Public Offerings, Russia, Debt Financing
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in International Economics
    Georgetown University - Washington, DC
    2006 - 2010
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