Mr Michael Lukashenko > Aequo > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Aequo
SENATOR BUSINESS CENTRE, 15TH FLOOR
32/2 MOSKOVSKA STREET
01010 KYIV
Ukraine
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Work Department

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

Michael Lukashenko focuses on banking, international finance and M&A transactions. His primary fields of expertise are cross-border lending transactions, legal due diligence and debt restructuring procedures, as well as complex financial regulatory matters, including FX control and securities regulations. Michael is also experienced in insurance, asset management and other regulatory matters applicable to non-banking financial institutions.

Michael has extensive experience in structuring M&A transactions in various jurisdictions, involving both offshore and onshore vehicles. He supports clients in pre-deal restructuring of a target, advises on legal due diligence and M&A transaction documentation. Michael is particularly focused on acting for private equity houses: he is experienced in offshore structuring and tax planning and provides legal assistance in the course of portfolio investments and disposals thereof.

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Education

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Bachelor of Laws, 2010; Central European University, Budapest, Master of Laws, 2011

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Michael LukashenkoAequo

Aequo‘s team provides ‘a high-quality legal product tailored to the needs of the project‘. One client noted its ‘excellent technical knowledge and an exceptional client-oriented approach‘. The group is well-versed in sophisticated cross-border M&A, and frequently acts for large corporates and private equity houses. It recently assisted leading Russian telecommunications group Mobile TeleSystems with the $734m sale of its Ukrainian business. Anna Babych leads the corporate and M&A team, working closely with managing partner Denis Lysenko. Of counsel Oksana Krasnokutskaya and counsel Michael Lukashenko are among other key practitioners.