November 1, 2021
RGP’s Supported HeadHunter on it’s Successful Acquisition of a Stake in the YouDo Platform

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partner’s corporate team advised HeadHunter in a strategic deal to acquire a shareholding in the YouDo platform. The transaction was successfully completed on 28 October 2021.

The team was headed by RGP’s Managing Partner & Head of Corporate practice Suren Gortsunyan and included Corporate Counsel Konstantin Mineev, who was in charge of the project, Senior Advisor Anthony Walker who provided opinion on English law and Associate Danil Karimov.

HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and CIS and one of the largest websites for job search and staff recruitment. Over 350 000 companies are HeadHunter’s clients, and its CV database includes over 50 mln profiles.

YouDo is one of the largest Russian horizontal online service marketplaces matching freelance labour demand and supply in C2C and B2B segments.

Suren Gortsunyan commented: “RGP is expanding its portfolio of major transactions in innovative sectors, including venture transactions in service-tech.” Konstantin Mineev added: “We had the honour of working for the market leader in online services and recruitment who creates the most innovative solutions, and we hope that the number of projects in the tech sector will grow further.”


Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners (RGP) is a fast-paced law firm of the next generation, combining a leading Russian practice focusing on international dispute resolution and a high-end corporate practice servicing complex transactions and projects.

We support clients from all over the world in their business dealings in our key practice areas involving Russia and CIS countries. In addition, our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals with a background in leading international law firms.

Our lawyers have worked on the largest corporate deals, investigations and disputes in the history of modern Russia and represented Russian companies in over 170 jurisdictions worldwide.

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