Marina Abazyan is a corporate associate at RGP. Marina focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance and general corporate law matters.


Prior to joining RGP Marina worked as an associate for the Moscow office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.


Primary Practice Focus: Corporate

Secondary Practice Focus: Corporate Finance

Languages: English, Russian, Armenian

Marina Abazyan
Landline   +7 495 139 6518

International experience

13 jurisdictions

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 Segezha Group on acquisition of Novoyeniseiskiy Wood-Chemical Complex, one of the major woodworking plants in Russia
  • 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
  • Selling shareholders in the sale of shares in the Non-State Pension Fund Social Development
  • A major Russian aviation company in a sale of its quasi-treasury shares through an accelerated bookbuild
  • Polyus Gold in a subsidiary buyback of shares and American depository receipts for the total purchase price of $3.4 billion
  • The principal shareholder of NLMK in its block sale of shares and global depository receipts under Rule 144A/Regulation S
  • Uralkali in a buyback programme of its common shares and GDRs with a total purchase amount of $1.32 billion
  • Uralkali in a buyback programme of its common shares and GDRs with a total purchase amount of up to $1.5 billion
  • Freight One in the acquisition of a rail transport operator from Severstal

Corporate Finance

  • Polyus Gold International in a public offering of shares and depositary receipts pursuant to Regulation S/Rule 144A and listing of depositary receipts on the LSE
  • A major Russian mining company in a consent solicitation in respect of its loan participation notes
  • NLMK in its $700 million Eurobond offering of 4.5% loan participation notes due 2023, and a related tender offer for its outstanding notes due 2018 and 2019 for the aggregate principal amount of $571 million
  • NLMK in its debut $500 million Eurobond offering of 4.95% notes due 2019
  • NLMK in its $800 million Eurobond offering of 4.45% notes due 2018
  • Norilsk Nickel in its debut $750 million Eurobond offering of 4.375% notes due 2018


  • LLM, Russian School of Private Law, 2015
  • JD equivalent, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2013


  • Advocate, 2021
  • Russia, 2013