Alexandra Karaganova, Director of Client relations


Alexandra Karaganova is Director of Client Relations at Perun Consultants.

Prior to joining Perun Consultants, Alexandra practiced as a lawyer primarily serving clients in the Russian and CIS markets. After gaining a wide range of expertise with Linklaters and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton where she concentrated on both equity and debt capital markets while also working on significant restructuring transactions and international arbitrations, Alexandra worked for the Moscow and British Virgin Islands offices of a major offshore law firm.

Alexandra’s extensive experience with highly complex, and high profile, transactions makes her invaluable to the management and coordination of Perun Consultants’ engagements, while also providing clients with a valuable resource to facilitate the efficient interaction between the client’s legal, finance, and other advisory teams.

Representative engagements

  • Advising Rusal, the largest aluminium and alumina producer in the world, in the course of its USD16.8 billion debt restructuring prior to its IPO in Hong Kong.

  • Representing OJSC Tatneft (a top five Russian oil company), securing a favourable award in an arbitration against Ukraine concerning an oil refinery.

  • Advising the Underwriters in the course of a USD10.4 billion IPO of shares and GDRs of Rosneft.

  • Advising the Underwriters in the course of a USD8 billion IPO of shares and GDRs of VTB (one of the biggest Russian banks).

  • Representing OJSC Kuzbasskaya Toplivnaya Company (a Russian coal producer) in the course of its USD163 million IPO of shares in Russia, conducted in reliance on Regulation S.

  • Representing Etalon Group Limited (a major Russian real-estate developer) in the course of its USD575 million IPO of GDRs.

  • Advising the Underwriters in the course of a USD951.5 million IPO of shares and GDRs of Pharmstandard.

  • Advising Tele2 in an acquisition of a local mobile telecommunications operator.

  • Advising the Underwriters in the course of the establishment by Bank VTB24 of a USD5 billion programme for the issuance of LPNs and the issue of Series 1 USD500 million Floating Rate LPNs.

  • Advising the Underwriters in connection with RUB7.5 billion EBRD certificated floating rate interest bearing non-convertible bearer bonds.

Professional qualifications

  • Cornell University Law School - Ithaca, New York - LL.M. degree

  • State University – Higher School of Economics – Moscow, Russia – Law Degree with honours



  • English

  • Russian

  • German

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