Prior to joining Altus Capital, Alexander held the position of Leading Legal Adviser in the Legal Entities and M&A Department at PJSC NOVATEK, specializing in legal analysis of investments and structuring of M&A transactions (including a number of acquisitions of oil and gas companies), corporate governance issues, antitrust legislation. Alexander conducted complex M&A transactions while working in the central office of Sberbank of Russia as a senior legal adviser of the M&A department, specializing in legal analysis of investments and structuring within the framework of M&A transactions.
In the period from 2012 to 2014, Alexander worked as a legal assistant at Latham & Watkins LLP in the Legal Entities and M&A, Finance and Capital Markets divisions, specializing in legal analysis of investments and structuring transactions within M&A, capital market transactions, including securitization. In 2011 — 2012, Alexander expanded his legal experience at Deloitte Touch CIS as a consultant on taxation and law related to M&A. Mr. Novikov graduated from the Faculty of Law of Moscow State University in 2012.