Aequo advises Viasat World Limited, a leading international TV company, on acquisition of Viasat Ukraine LLC, a major provider of digital satellite television services in Ukraine, from Modern Times Group.

Aequo carried out legal due diligence of Viasat Ukraine LLC, advised on Ukrainian competition issues, namely obtaining the merger clearance for acquisition of Viasat Ukraine LLC, represented Viasat World Limited at completion and advised on other Ukrainian law matters.

Aequo’s team was led by Anna Babych, partner, head of Corporate and M&A, and included Sergey Denisenko, counsel, Oksana Krasnokutskaya, senior associate, and associates Igor KalaidaMichael Lukashenko and Oleksandr Tereshchenko.

“We are honoured that many of our clients are at the forefront of technological innovations. We strongly believe that industry-focus and understanding business environment are crucial for providing first-class legal support”, comments Anna Babych, partner with Aequo, co-head of TMT.

Aequo is named the leading law firm in Telecommunications & Media according to Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2016.