Konstantin Mineev

Konstantin Mineev is a partner at RGD Corporate Practice. He has extensive experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, corporate restructurings and antimonopoly issues as they are applied in mergers and acquisitions.


Prior to joining RGD Konstantin was a counsel with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and, prior to that, he was an associate at the Moscow office of Hogan Lovells CIS. Konstantin has started his legal career as an intern in the Moscow office of Debevoise & Plimpton.


Primary Practice Focus
: Corporate, Equity Capital Markets, Private Сlients

Secondary Practice Focus: Corporate Finance

Industry Sectors: Telecom & Media, Energy & Natural Resources, Retail & Real Estate, Fintech & Financial Institutions

Languages: English, Russian

Landmark engagement experience


  • 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

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

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

  • Advising confidential client on its proposed acquisition of an international payment system

  • Advising a confidential client on the creation of a US$300 million joint venture with a significant Russian food industry player

  • Advising LLC NPO Altair, a member of AEON Corporation on the acquisition of Fincraft Holdings Limited, the largest shareholder in Petropavlovsk PLC

  • Advising AEON Corporation on acquisition of a 48% stake in GeoProMining for US$126m

  • Advising a Russian investment company on the sale of strategic stake to a leading international bank and on related secured financing

  • Advising Finstar, a major Russian financial group, on the acquisition and further disposal of Rive Gauche

  • Advising a major Russian investment company on the acquisition of a large office complex in Moscow

  • Advising shareholders of CJSC Mosmart on the sale of 100% of the company

  • Advising a Russian financial group on the acquisition of a retail finance business in the Baltic states

  • Advising the Cherkizovo Group, one of Russia’s leading integrated diversified meat producers, on the US$143 million acquisition of 100% of the shares in the holding company of OAO Chicken Kingdom from a group of US private equity investors

  • Advising Prof-Media Group, a major Russian media holding, on the US$360 million acquisition of the MTV Russia

  • Representing Cersanit, Magellan Pro-Equity Fund, in connection with the US$61 million acquisition of Lira Ceramica group, a major Russian ceramic tile producer

  • Advising a major Japanese investment bank on the acquisition of a minority stake in a Russian railroad transportation company

  • Representing a major Chinese power generation company on a joint venture project in Russia

  • Advising a major consortium on the amendment and restatement of the shareholders agreement for TNK-BP, the leading Russian oil company formed by the merger of BP’s and AAR’s Russian and Ukrainian oil and gas assets

  • Representing Urals Energy, a leading Russian independent oil company, on the US$590 million acquisition of Taas-Yuriakh Neftegazodobycha, a privately-owned Russian exploration and production company

  • Advising a major Russian private financial corporation on the sale of a 19.9% interest to a major Russian state-owned bank

  • Advising ING Continental Europe on the sale of a non-state pension fund business in Russia to Aviva plc

  • Advising a Russian state corporation in the sphere of high technologies on a number of hi-tech joint venture projects


  • Advising Geotech Oil Services Holding, a major Russian oilfield services company, on the US$100 million private placement of shares to institutional investors

  • Representing Altimo in connection with various corporate matters under Russian law in the telecommunication sphere


  • DL, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2007


  • Advocate, 2021

  • Russia, 2007

Recognitions & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers 2020-2022 – ranked among top Corporate lawyers in Russia

  • IFLR-1000 2018-2021 - ranked as notable practitioner for M&A, Сapital markets, Investment funds and Restructuring & insolvency in Russia

  • Pravo-300 - recommended lawyers in Corporate Law/M&As (high market) and Private Equity

  • "Kommersant" ranking - ranked among leading individuals in Corporate/M&A, TMT, Sports & Tourism.

"Pravo-300" Ranking
"Kommersant" Ranking
International Experience
Publications and public speaking
April 13, 2021
Language Русский
The Third Russian Legal Contest. Lecture on “M&A Transactions”
Konstantin Mineev
November 27, 2020
Language Русский | English
Legal alert on recent changes in company registration rules by Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners
Suren Gortsunyan | Konstantin Mineev | Daniil Ivanov
Konstantin Mineev