Elizaveta Koryagina

Elizaveta Koryagina

Head of M&A and Corporate Practice, MegaFon

Elizaveta Koryagina has more than 20 years of in-house practice in structuring and legal support of M&A transactions, subsequent assets integration and assets management and corporate governance. Her main area of expertise is telecoms.

Elizaveta participated in all major M&A and capital markets projects exercised by MegaFon since 2011. These included the IPO of MegaFon, in 2012 and delisting from the London Stock Exchange, in 2018. Elizaveta has experience in acquisitions of shares and participatory interests in Russian and foreign companies, including negotiations and obtaining regulatory approvals.

Prior to joining MegaFon, Elizaveta was in charge of corporate and M&A matters in Synterra group of companies, a national telecommunications provider in Russia, and Metromedia International Telecommunications Inc., a USA company, owning cable TV, radio and telecommunications companies in the CIS and Eastern Europe.

Elizaveta graduated from the Moscow Institute of International Relations, with a degree in international economy and Academic Law School (University) with the State Institute of Law of the Russian Academy of Science, with a degree in law. She has a PhD in Economics, participated in M&A conferences as a speaker, conducted master-classes in MGIMO.