AEQUO advises George Soros’s Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund on Ukrainian merger control issues, including obtaining the merger clearance and concerted actions approvals from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, in connection with acquisition of a significant equity stake in a leading global software engineering and solutions company - Ciklum Holding Limited.

Ciklum is a leading global software engineering and solutions company. Ciklum delivers software engineering excellence to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organizations across various industries. The company's 2,500+ developers are located in the delivery centres around the world, providing a range of services including extended software development teams, quality assurance, research & development, product development and engineering consulting.

The Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund is a private investment vehicle that focuses on special situations and private equity investments in Ukraine and companies with significant operations in Ukraine. As part of its investment process, the Fund endeavours to make targeted investments that have the potential to promote economic and social development in Ukraine

Aequo’s team was led by Denis Lysenko, managing partner and chair of Antitrust & Competition practice group, and Sergey Denisenko, counsel, and included associates Anna Litvinova and Igor Kalaida.