Sergei Kushnarenko - Ivanyan and Partners
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Sergei Kushnarenko

Sergei specialises in large-scale investment projects in Russia. He has extensive experience in legal support for M&A transactions. For 18+ years, he has been advising on the acquisition and sale of stakes in state-owned, public, and private companies, structuring joint ventures, and other corporate law matters.

Sergei also has significant experience with construction and real estate issues. He regularly helps the firm’s clients to implement commercial real estate transactions and infrastructure/PPP projects.



Advised the Rockwell Capital investment fund on selling two pulp and paper companies to Russia’s timber industry major Segezha Group. Matter value:  ₽2 bn+ ($33 m+) (2021)

Advised a shareholder in Sibur Holding, a Russian petrochemicals major, on selling 1.9% of its shares to Mubadala Investment Company, a UAE sovereign investment fund (2021)

Advised Gazprombank on the acquisition of a 19% stake in Megafon, one of Russia’s BIG-3 mobile network operators, from Telia Company, a European telecommunications corporation. Deal value: ₽60.5 bn ($1 bn) (2017)

Advised a leading Russian investment group on a complex multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring in connection with its deoffshorisation. Deal value: $2 bn+ (2015-2016)

Advised a Chinese real property major on the envisaged acquisition of a controlling stake in a Russian company with a large portfolio of commercial real estate in Moscow. Deal value: $650 m (2017-2018, project on hold)

Represented Gazprombank Leasing, a leasing affiliate of a TOP-3 Russian bank, in a deal for acquiring 100% in Carcade, a leading car leasing company, from Getin Holding, a major Polish financial conglomerate. Matter value: ₽2,9 bn ($50 m ) (2019-2020)

Advised the owner of a business quarter in a prestigious Moscow district on a legally complex change of management company. Real property value: $180 m (2019)

Advising a Russian private investor on entering into a project for the joint construction and development of a multipurpose commercial, business, and residential complex in Belgrade, Serbia. Volume of investments: €83 m (2018-2020)