Senior Associate
Danil Karimov

Danil Karimov is a senior associate at RGD's сorporate practice, who primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues.


Prior to joining RGD, Danil worked at Moscow offices of a major international law



Primary Practice Focus
: Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

Secondary Practice Focus: Private Equity, Corporate Finance, Compliance, Dispute Resolution

Languages: English, Russian

Landmark engagement experience

  • Advising Yandex on acquisition of Delivery Club from VK and the sale of Zen and News to VK

  • Advising HeadHunter in a deal to acquire a shareholding in YouDo platform

  • Advising Etalon Group, one of the Russia’s top 10 major developers, in connection with the acquisition of a 35% shareholding in QB Technology,  a UK-based innovative construction company and acquiring a set of IP rights in order to establish a similar hi-tech construction project in Russia

  • Advising the purchaser on a number of issues in connection with the acquisition of shares in, and the receivables from, the EUROCEMENT Group, as well as in connection with various matters of financing of transaction worth over $2 billion

  • Representing Russian shareholder in acquisition of a stake in a Russian company by the Italian company

  • Representing major Russian telecommunications company in the buyback of its shares and GDRs

  • Representing Russian client in the acquisition of large mining company

  • Advising PFC CSKA on the sale of more than 75% of shares to State Development Corporation VEB.RF for ca USD250m

  • Representing the shareholders of the educational platform in connection with the sale of a strategic stake to Mail.Ru Group and a consortium of investors formed by RDIF and RCIF

  • Advising a number of major Russian companies operating in the oil production, refining and coal sectors, as well as in the development and construction industries, on sanctions compliance issues

  • Conducting due diligence of Russian companies in the retail, development and mining sectors


  • Master of Private Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2020

  • LLB (with honours), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2018


  • Advocate, 2022

  • Russia, 2018

International Experience
Publications and public speaking
September 18, 2019
Language Русский
“Hague Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: the new reality or an old tale?”. An article for Kommersant newspaper. Read
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Danil Karimov
Senior Associate