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Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Established practice group with a strong team assisting local and international companies with domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Also handles joint venture projects and assists with corporate restructuring matters. Popular choice among clients in the pharmaceutical and IT sectors. Has a strong track record assisting with private equity transactions, representing private equity funds and venture capital firms. Also regularly works in cooperation with international law firms.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the lawyers' tailored attention, with one client highlighting the "very focused and individualised approach," adding that "the team is very flexible, precise and responsive."

Interviewees also note the needs-driven approach, with a client praising the lawyers' "impressive client listening skills," going on to add: "They really understand clients' priorities and the way they do business."

Work highlights

Advised MTS on its USD734 million sale of Vodafone Ukraine to Bakcell.

Notable practitioners

Head of the department Anna Babych is recognised for her impressive track record in transactions spanning a variety of sectors, including private equity deals. A client describes her as "an extremely smart, experienced and goal-oriented lawyer," adding that "she responds quickly to all new incoming information and always proposes a few solutions for a choice."Another adds: "She knows what the client wants, she has a good grasp of the situation. She knows how to solve a problem." She is alsoqualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Managing partner Denis Lysenko is known for his work in corporate restructurings as well as his track record in share and asset transactions. Lysenko is described as "a talented lawyer with an impressive transactional background" by a client.

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Overview

Integrated with our other transactional teams, our corporate commercial practice is ideally positioned to add value to our clients.Our key advantage is the broad expertise that helps us to address diverse situations. Our lawyers combine industry knowledge and local expertise with the ability to tailor innovative solutions to businesses of all types and sizes. Our advice is efficient, timely and to the point because we are constantly engaged in helping our clients at every stage of their businesses’ life cycles.

This practice covers all corporate and trading activities of a business. Our corporate governance lawyers are the true innovators in this area. By virtue of their regular participation in drafting and developing сorporate legislation in Ukraine, they are leading experts on how to apply it commercially.

We help our clients address the sector-specific regulatory compliance challenges in regulated industries. We develop and test compliance programmes to satisfy general needs of the clients.

We are experts in the full range of commercial contracts – customer and supplier, franchising, contractual liability, logistics, sales promotion and distributorships, outsourcing, e-commerce, licensing, agency and advertising. Our clients’ day-to-day businesses matter as much for us as stand-alone projects.

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Members

Babych, Anna (Head of Department)

Lysenko, Denis

Michael, Lukashenko

Mishchenko, Vasyl

Yulia, Kyrpa

Clients

Ardagh Group

Epicenter-K

George's Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund

GlaxoSmithKline

Google

Inditex

Ipsos

Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP)

Nova Poshta

Novus Ukraine

UniCredit Group

Vodafone Ukraine

Industries

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Health Care

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Utilities

Corporate/M&A

Aequo

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Location

Senator Business Center, 15th Floor,

32/2 Moskovska St.,

Kyiv

Kyiv City Municipality

Ukraine

01010

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Ranked Lawyers

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Ukraine

Corporate/M&A


Anna Babych
Band 2
Denis Lysenko
Band 4