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Redcliffe Partners

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 3UkraineEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable practice group with close ties to a high-profile international law firm. Often called upon to advise on the Ukrainian aspects of cross-border M&A. Also handles general corporate and regulatory issues. Notable areas of focus include the energy, pharmaceutical, technology and real estate sectors.

Strengths

Clients praise the team's commercial perspective, with one saying: "They consider the business side, and read the psychology of the transaction."

Another source notes the lawyers' ability to see "the bigger picture" of a transaction.

Work highlights

Assisted UiPath with its acquisition of StepShot.

Notable practitioners

Dmytro Fedoruk is experienced in share and asset acquisitions as well as offering regulatory advice to foreign and domestic clients in varied industries, including energy. "He is a solid lawyer and is able to organise projects," a source says.

Zoryana Sozanska-Matviychuk is experienced in multi-jurisdictional matters and advises clients on corporate matters which include due diligence, SPA agreements and transactional support. A client praises her "hands-on approach and personal attention given to the transaction," adding that she is an "impressive negotiator."

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Overview


Our Corporate and M&A practice is known for consistently being selected to work on the most sophisticated and challenging transactions in Ukraine. Our team includes experts in antitrust/competition law, finance, private equity and regulatory policy. 

Our Expertise

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Acquisitions/Disposals – asset and share acquisition, majority and minority stakes
  • Tenders (including privatisation) – representing bidders, sellers and tender organisers

Due Diligence

  • Pre-acquisition and post-acquisition reviews
  • Structuring disposals, pre-sale structuring, setting up data rooms
  • Review and assessment of privatisation procedures and relevant risks
  • Finance transactions and IPOs

Joint Ventures

  • Corporate entities and contractual arrangements, production sharing, product development
  • Structuring and setting up joint ventures
  • Representing clients
  • Shareholder agreements, put and call options, escrow structures
  • Deadlock resolution and exit strategies

Corporate Governance

  • Regulatory and Compliance (antitrust, data protection, anti-corruption, specific industry regulations)

  • Directors' responsibilities

  • Developing charters, shareholders' agreements, internal regulations and policies

We advise on dozens of corporate and M&A projects in various industry sectors annually and have developed a set of specialised know-how on approaching corporate and M&A work in the most efficient and cost-effective way. 



Clients

Arawak Energy Ukraine B.V.

COFCO

EM&F Group

Glencore International AG

Kernel

Noble Resources

Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company

Ukrnafta

Industries

Agribusiness

Oil & Gas

Renewable energy

TMT

Corporate/M&A Department

Redcliffe Partners

firm
Department location

75 Zhylyanska Street

Kyiv

Kyiv City Municipality

Ukraine

01032

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Ukraine

Corporate/M&A


Dmytro Fedoruk
Band 4
Zoryana Sozanska-Matviychuk
Band 4