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Dr. Ljubomir Mudrić joins AstapovLawyers as a Partner

November 2010

AstapovLawyers International Law Group announces that Dr. Ljubomir Mudrić, a well known top manager and former chairman of Allseeds Group, joins the firm's team as a Partner.

Dr. Ljubomir Mudrić, who has more than 20 years of experience managing and advising multinational companies, recently left his role as the President and Chairman of the Board of the Allseeds Group, as the company merged with the Kernel Group, and subsequently ceased to exist. Headed by Dr. Ljubomir Mudrić, Allseeds Group, a leading producer and exporter of vegetable oils, had a 10%-13% share in the world oil export market, and supplied 17% of the total imports of crude sunflower oil in the EU. In 2009, the company became one of the Top 5 Ukrainian exporters, and in 2008-2009, it was ranked No. 1 world sunflower oil trader. According to the Deloitte's rating, in 2009 Allseeds Group was included in the list of Top 500 companies of Central and Eastern Europe.

Dr. Mudrić is also well regarded as one of the best top executives and leading expert in the agricultural sector of Ukraine and the CIS. Previously, Dr. Mudrić held senior positions in international companies in various industries, including high tech, construction, industrial and agricultural sectors, acted as an official adviser to a number of governmental agencies. Ljubomir Mudrić has a widely established reputation as a successful manager and unquestionable expert in accessing international capital markets, corporate governance, business restructuring, foreign trade activities.

At AstapovLawyers, Dr. Mudrić will coordinate advising efforts in the areas of restructuring, strategic management, international capital market access, investments, M&A and corporate governance. Dr. Ljubomir Mudrić will contribute his experience across a wide range of practices and practice groups including corporate and M&A, corporate governance, international finance and banking.

Andrey Astapov, AstapovLawyers' Managing Partner, commented: "Over the years of his exceptional carrier Dr. Mudrić has accumulated a tremendous experience in the fields of M&A, corporate finance and corporate governance. We are now ready to offer this asset to our clients. We pride ourselves of having such a personality in our team."

Dr. Ljubomir Mudrić added: "I am very pleased to be a part of the AstapovLawyers' young, energetic, ambitious and professional team. I believe my new role is a unique opportunity, while continuing management involvement in the real sector of economy, to look at business from a new angle and use my well-developed and proven management decision approaches to deliver consulting solutions. I am confident that the firm's clients will also benefit from the possibility to access the tools and models which are based on a real business experience, rather than on a pure theory, and used by major companies successfully operating in global markets."


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