Valeria Dzyubanova

Valeria Dzyubanova is an associate at RGD’s Finance Practice.

Valeria has extensive experience in advising clients on various financings, banking and finance matters, debt and equity capital markets deals, as well as international corporate restructurings.


Prior to joining the RGD team, Valeria worked at international law firm Dentons and at Moscow office of international consulting corporation Ernst & Young. Valeria has assisted with banking and finance deals and capital markets transactions, including matters relating to securities tender offers in the current regulatory environment, advising in connection with implementation of international corporate restructurings (including redomiciliation) and various aspects of corporate governance, as well as financial regulatory matters.



Primary Practice Focus: Finance Practice, Corporate Practice

Industries and sectors: Financial institutions and fintech, Industry and transport, Energy and natural resources, Retail and real estate

Languages: Russian, English, German

Landmark engagement experience

  • Acting as transaction counsel to LLC “Magnit Alyans” in connection with a public equity tender offer with respect to ordinary shares in Magnit PJSC

  • Advising a number of leading Russian companies in connection with the outside of the clearing systems consent solicitations to amend the payment and cancellation mechanics, approve trustee replacement and grant certain waivers as well as modify the terms of certain covenants

  • Advising a leading integrated oil and gas chemical company as transactional counsel in connection with several rounds of Eurobond tender offers

  • Advising a major gold mining company in connection with a cross-border corporate restructuring involving redomiciliation, share exchange and delisting

  • Advising a major investment group and a number of leading diversified companies in connection with international business restructuring, including redomiciliation to Russia

  • Advising a major European bank in its capacity as lender on amendments to transactional documentation in relation to a EUR 173 million credit facility

  • Advising a major European bank as lender on amending the transactional documentation in relation to a USD 50 million unsecured revolving credit facility

  • Advising a Russian investment company on providing financing to an electric scooter rental business

  • Advising a number of Russian issuers in connection with the issuance of Regulation S/Rule 144A bonds

  • Advising issuers on a wide range of regulatory matters concerning disclosure requirements, prevention of market abuse and insider information

  • Advising various Russian clients on obtaining licenses from EU sanctions regulators to unblock frozen assets



  • LLM (with honours), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), International Law School, 2022

  • LLB (with honours), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy, 2020



  • Russia, 2020


International Experience
Valeria Dzyubanova