Partner, Tax and Legal, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions Group
KPMG in Russia
Irina has extensive experience in the following areas: investigating potential acquisitions and financial projections from a tax and financial perspective, including a significant number of tax due diligence in different industries in Russia and abroad, structuring of in-bound and out-bound investment from a tax perspective and providing post-acquisition tax advice to foreign and Russian companies. Irina has lead several significant disposal projects which involved pre-disposal restructuring, vendor assistance and vendor due diligence, advising on tax, currency and customs issues in Russia, reviewing tax provisions both under US GAAP and IFRS while conducting audits of international and Russian companies, advising companies on potential IPO (primary placement of shares). She has experience in review of tax element of working capital and assistance with the preparation of working capital models for companies in different industries, comparison of companies’ tax charges under PSA regime and general tax regime in Russia. Irina’s experience also includes assistance with purchase price allocation for Russian accounting and tax purposes.
Financial Academy, Taxes and Taxation
Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, physics of metals
Moscow Linguistic University, certified translator
Certified Russian statutory auditor (general audit)