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Bracewell & Giuliani Represents Eurasian Development Bank In Successful Emerging Market Corporate Bond Offering

November 13, 2009

HOUSTON Bracewell & Giuliani (UK) LLP advised the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), headquartered in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in its US$500 million debut offering of five-year maturity notes. The notes, which were successfully placed with institutional investors, are listed for trading on the London Stock Exchange.

The proceeds of the offering will be utilized for general corporate purposes and for providing financing in accordance with EDB’s investment regulations.

Collaboration by attorneys in Bracewell's Kazakhstan, London and Houston offices contributed to the success of the offering. Attorneys involved in the matter included:

Partners: Greg Vojack, John Brantley, Adam Mozel, and Jim Reardon

Associates: Fatema Caderbhoy, Jason Jean, Alex Jones, Zauresh Kezheneva, Botagoz Zhakipbayeva, Josh Zive, and Vassiliy Zolotyuk

EDB is an international development bank established by the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan with the strategic goal of promoting the development of a market economy in its member states, facilitating regional economic development and promoting cooperation and economic integration.