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Global Guide 2022
Ukraine Corporate/M&A
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Avellum

AVELLUM’s Corporate/M&A team annually confirmes its undeniably well-established position on the market.

Many of AVELLUM’s deals are multi-disciplinary, thus, involving a number of our practices - M&A, Antitrust, Tax, Finance, Real Estate, and Restructuring. The teams of our lawyers from the respective practice areas provide top quality reliable advice on every matter of the transaction. Our clients in various industries, from finance to agriculture and real estate benefit from our vast experience and ability to produce viable and commercial solutions. In addition, business environment of our clients often complicates the projects, as they should be completed within a challenging timeframe. All this causes the fact that our Corporate team tend to provide the clients with a brand-new solutions.

We work seamlessly in integrated teams with leading international law firms in the course of multi-jurisdictional transactions - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Latham & Watkins LLP, White & Case, Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters, and others.

Recently we advised:

    • JSC “Kaspi.kz” in connection with the acquisition of 100% shares in Portmone Group by Kaspi Pay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kaspi.kz.
    • Lactalis, a French multinational dairy products corporation, on Ukrainian law matters in connection with an acquisition of PJSC “Bel Shostka Ukraine”.
    • the major shareholders of AXDRAFT, a Ukrainian document automation company, on its sale to Onit.

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Ukraine
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What the team is known for

Avellum is a market-leading team with an outstanding track record in complex and large-scale M&A transactions. The law firm regularly acts on global M&A transactions that involve assets in Ukraine and is also instructed by notable local names. The team advises private equity clients and also assists individual shareholders. The practice further has an established track record of acting on transactions involving multiple industry sectors, including TMT, retail, agriculture, financial services and energy. The lawyers additionally handle the establishment of joint ventures and assisting with restructuring projects while also advising on compliance and corporate governance matters. Avellum is regularly involved in cross-border transactions, often working in cooperation with international law firms. The firm's clients benefit from a top-ranked financing practice.

Notable Practitioners

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Mykola Stetsenko
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Mykola Stetsenko
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Managing partner Mykola Stetsenko is a market-leading practitioner who is described by sources as a "goal-oriented lawyer of the highest calibre. He never says no and tries to find solutions in the most complicated situations." His expertise covers a broad range of transactional and corporate matters.

Yuriy Nechayev
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Yuriy Nechayev
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Yuriy Nechayev climbs to the top tier as a result of superb market feedback and high visibility on market-leading deals. He has an outstanding track record on corporate and transactional matters across numerous industries, including energy and retail. A client says: "He sees problems before they occur. He is solution-oriented. He is not scared to take a stand and can provide options I can choose from in complex issues." Another client adds: "He is very comfortable to communicate with. He has a great business understanding."

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Andriy Romanchuk
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Up and Coming

Andriy Romanchuk enters the rankings on the back of strong market support. He regularly assists with the team's key transactions and also advises on corporate matters.

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Mykola Stetsenko
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Mykola Stetsenko
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Yuriy Nechayev
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Yuriy Nechayev
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Andriy Romanchuk
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Up and Coming

Members

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Maryna Buinytska

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Mykola Stetsenko

Head of Department

Oleksandr Volodin

Yelyzaveta Kravtsova

Clients

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AxDraft

British American Tobacco

Diligent Capital Partners

Furshet Group

Investment Capital Ukraine (ICU)

Kaspi.kz

Kernel

Lactalis

Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP)

Volt Resources Limited

responsAbility Investments AG

Industries

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Agribusiness

Banking and Financial Services

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Healthcare

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients

Real Estate

Software & Computer Services