Legal team

Daniar Bektembaev

General Counsel

Mr. Bektembaev has up to 15 years of experience in corporate law and private equity. Previously, he spent 2 years as Senior Lawyer at Kazyna Capital Management, the private equity arm of Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund with over $600 million of assets under management. During this time, he was intimately involved in all legal aspects of KCM’s investment operations.

From 2006 Mr. Bektembaev spent 4 years at Bracewell & Giuliani, Kazakhstan, a US-based law firm with a global network of offices, where he focused on international financing and capital market transactions.

Mr. Bektembaev had gained his extensive financial transactions experience while holding the position of an in-house legal counsel at two major Central Asian banks (BTA and Bank Kaspiysky). His impressive track record to date includes advising on five M&A deals and other financial transactions worth a combined total of $4 billion in deal size. Mr. Bektembaev began his career in 1997 with Cameron McKenna, a UK-based international law firm, as an Overseas Lawyer.

Mr. Bektembaev holds a BA degree in Law from the Kazakh National University.

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