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Maria Krugovykh

Maria Krugovykh
Senior Associate
Maria focuses on corporate law issues, in particular on M&A deals, joint venture transactions, corporate reorganisations, and general advisory in the fields of corporate and commercial law and capital market regulations. Maria is also a trademark patent attorney and advises on intellectual property law issues.

Maria has over 12 years of experience advising Russian and foreign clients on joint ventures, private equity transactions, and public placement of securities on Russian and international stock exchanges.

Key projects

Maria has advised:
  • Sberbank on the acquisition of 100% of participatory interest in RuTarget, an IT company
  • Sumitomo Corporation on the acquisition of 32.26% of participatory interest in Russian Quartz and a joint venture with RUSNANO and Kyshtym Mining KGOK
  • Mordovtsement in connection with the sale of 100% of shares to Eurocement Group, a major cement manufacturer in Russia
  • RUSNANO on corporate and intellectual property issues in connection with the establishment of joint ventures for high-technology product manufacturing
  • KraftHeinz on the sale of the Mechta Khozyayki brand and 100% of participation interest in the Ivanovsky Margarine Plant
  • Morgan Stanley as the sole global coordinator and – along with Bank of China International, Renaissance Capital, and VTB Capital – joint bookrunner, in a proposed IPO and listing of a Russian retail company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Troika Dialog (now Sberbank CIB) on investment in a joint vehicle for financing the production of the animated film Smeshariki Begins – 3D through a fund established and managed by Troika Dialog
  • VTB Capital on a USD-556.7-million follow-on offering of DIXY Group, a Russian retail company, and listing on the Moscow Exchange

Work experience

Ivanyan & Partners, Moscow
Senior Associate

Herbert Smith Freehills, Moscow
Associate, Senior Associate

"John Tiner & Partners" law firm, Moscow


Kutafin Moscow State Law University
Diploma with honours

Professional membership

Member of St. Petersburg Chamber of Lawyers since 2017

Trademark Patent Attorney since 2012

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