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Avellum

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 1UkraineEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Avellum is a distinguished team regularly instructed by high-profile creditors as well as sovereign borrowers. The law firm has an excellent reputation for full-scope transactional financing advice, including project finance and complex structured finance issues. The legal team advises international financial institutions on high-value lending and debt restructuring. The practice is also involved in pre-export financing mandates. Avellum is particularly noted for its exceptional strength in debt capital markets deals, which includes an enviable track record in representing the state of Ukraine in bond issuances. The legal team is also highly regarded for acting for companies as well as arrangers in bonds transactions. The law firm regularly works with international law firms on complex and high-stakes matters.

Strengths

Sources praise the team's "ability to consolidate across local and international law issues."

Work highlights

Represented the state of Ukraine in its issuance of Eurobonds valued at USD2 billion.

Notable practitioners

Top-ranked Glib Bondar is a market-leading practitioner with extensive experience in banking and finance matters. He brings to the table a broad range of expertise in financing, including sovereign debt, project financing and debt restructuring as well as capital markets work. Sources unanimously confirm his standing in the market, describing him as a "very experienced lawyer."

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Overview

Our pre-eminent Finance practice (covering Banking, Finance, Capital Markets, Financial/Debt Restructurings) is well-known in the market for its cutting-edge expertise and exemplary service.

AVELLUM regularly handles the most high-profile financial transactions in Ukraine involving a cross-border element. We work on financing projects (including financings from the EBRD); lending and capital market deals (including new money issues and debt restructurings); Ukrainian sovereign borrowings; significant non-performing loans sales and regulatory advice to both international and domestic financial institutions. 

Our representation portfolio includes corporate, sovereign and quasi-sovereign issuers, lead managers, dealer managers, trustees, individual and groups of noteholders, lenders and borrowers.

We are preferred Ukrainian counsel for top international law firms and receive regular referrals from Allen & Overy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright, Hogan Lovells, Shearman & Sterling LLP, White & Case, Latham & Watkins.

Members

Bondar, Glib (Head of Department)

Krainskyi, Oleg

Mykhailenko, Tetiana

Mykhalova, Anna

Voronova, Anastasiya

Clients

City of Kyiv

EBRD

Ferrexpo Group

ING Bank

Kernel

Metinvest

Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP)

The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine

The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine

UniCredit Group

Industries

Agribusiness

Banking and Financial Services

Energy

Food & Beverages

Government

IT

Manufacturing

Mining & Metals

Real Estate

Banking & Finance

Avellum

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Location

Senator Business Center, 12th Floor

32/2 Moskovska St.

Kyiv

Kyiv City Municipality

Ukraine

01010

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Ukraine

Banking & Finance


Glib Bondar
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