Buyers become more demanding with respect to potential targets, AVELLUM’s survey reveals

AVELLUM for the second time researched how the coronavirus outbreak affected the plans of businesses to purchase or sell assets or companies in Ukraine in the next 6 to 12 months. We surveyed over 90 owners, top managers, and heads of legal departments of Ukrainian and international companies in 2021.

AVELLUM advises MHP on investment into Foodz

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to its long-standing client MHP in connection with investment into Ukrainian food-tech start-up Foodz. As a result of two rounds of funding, MHP received a minority stake in Foodz.

AVELLUM advises world’s leading online gaming and betting company in connection with criminal investigation by Ukrainian law enforcement authorities

AVELLUM conducted a risk-based analysis of the client’s business model in terms of compliance with the newly-introduced regulatory framework and criminal liability risks in Ukraine. The central issue was a criminal investigation into illegal gambling allegations targeting a number of international online gambling companies. Our advice included development of the strategy for liaison with prosecution …

Ukraine makes headway with land reform

The long-awaited Law of Ukraine “On amendments to the Land Code of Ukraine and other legislative acts to improve the governance of land relations and their deregulation” No. 1423-IX (“Law”) entered into force (save for certain provisions).

AVELLUM advises A-Development on construction of multifunctional real estate complex in Kyiv centre

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to A-Development – one of the leading Ukrainian developers – on the construction of a real estate complex in the centre of Kyiv in the form of a joint investment with a business partner.

AVELLUM advises on sale of containerboard plant

AVELLUM acted as legal counsel to investment company Concorde Capital and its partners on the sale of a 72% stake in a containerboard producing company.

AVELLUM advises Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on EUR116 million financing to purchase patrol boats for State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in connection with two loan agreements for a total amount of EUR116 million together constituting official financial support from France to Ukraine aimed at strengthening maritime safety and security of Ukraine.

AVELLUM advises Diligent Capital Partners on acquisition of minority stake in Edinstvo Group

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to its long-standing client Diligent Capital Partners (“DCP”), a private equity manager, acting together with the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO (“FMO”), in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in the leading Ukrainian feed producer Edinstvo Group. As a result of the transaction, Edinstvo Group obtained …

AVELLUM advises on Ukraine’s first notes issue listed on London Stock Exchange

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in connection with a USD1.25 billion notes issue with an 8-year maturity priced at 6.875% annual yield.

AVELLUM advises on Ukravtodor’s debut USD700 million Eurobond issue guaranteed by Ukraine

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to (і) the State Road Agency of Ukraine (“Ukravtodor”) on a debut USD700 million issue of 6.25% guaranteed notes due 2028 with a benefit of the sovereign guarantee, and (ii) the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in connection with the sovereign guarantee. The notes were admitted to listing …