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Elena Manasyan

Elena Manasyan


Elena is a Russian-qualified lawyer specialising in corporate and capital markets.   



Elena is working in one of the leading private equity practices in Russia and has diversified experience as private equity, corporate, and capital markets lawyer.

She advises clients from industry and financial services sectors, including major Russian and international investment and commercial banks and investment funds.

Elena's experience includes advising: 

  • O'Key Investments (Cyprus) Limited on selling O'Key Retail Chain owned by Kelwin Limited (to X5 Retail group, a Russian food retailer)
  • VTB Bank on the acquisition of a stake in Southern part of Norilsk-1 and Chernogorskoye platinum production project from Russian Platinum
  • majority shareholders of MDM Bank on the sale of close to 95% of the bank to the entities controlled by Mikail Shishkhanov and Mikhail Gutseriev, the shareholders of B&N Bank
  • Da Vinci Capital in connection with its investment into Softline Group, a major global IT service and solution provider operating in different markets all around the world including Russia and CIS, Latin America, India and Asia




Elena graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

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