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Corporate and M&A



Our Corporate and M&A Department includes specialists with extensive experience in a broad range of complex corporate transactions, both domestic and international, as well as practical counsel for daily management operations.


We offer our clients a comprehensive legal counsel, focusing on industry specifics, our clients’ unique needs and market knowledge. We are well-versed in constantly changing legal and regulatory climate and have pioneered innovative approaches to address our clients’ immediate goals and long-term objectives.

Our services


  • Formation of legal entities and obtaining licenses

  • M&A structuring and deal documentation

  • Antitrust law advice and representation before competition authorities

  • Corporate governance advice

  • Advice on corporate finance matters

  • Securities prospectuses and listing applications

  • Investment law advice, including representation during the privatization process

  • Representation of creditors, debtors and investors during insolvency and restructuring proceedings

  • Corporate disputes, litigation and dispute resolution

Notable Experience


  • Advising Ukrainian media holding on potential sale of one of the leading Ukrainian radio stations to several competing strategic investors (deal value over 2 million USD).

  • Advising global fashion and clothing retail company, in their expansion to the Ukrainian market.

  • Local counsel (in cooperation with Noerr) for Deutsche Telekom AG’s in EUR 546 million takeover of GTS Central Europe Group.

  • Local counsel for Swatch Group in obtaining merger clearance for acquisition of Harry Winston watch and jewelry unit for about $750 billion.

  • Legal support to Platform Specialty Products Corporation, a NYSE listed global specialty chemicals company, in its acquisition of Chemtura AgroSolutions, a leading and fast-growing global provider of agrochemicals and seed treatment products, from Chemtura Corporation for approximately 1 billion USD.

  • Advising on corporate restructuring of German agricultural machinery producer in Ukraine.

  • Advising Rocket Internet in a number of restructurings and corporate matters and on potential acquisition of a startup venture in e-commerce industry (value over 2 million USD)

  • Local counsel for CNH Global NV in proposed merger with Fiat Industrial SpA.

  • Advised a US world market leader in IT infrastructure in an asset acquisition in Ukraine with regard to distribution systems, IP issues and tax structuring.

  • Supporting Otto group in their defense against a corporate raid regarding a subsidiary e-commerce operation in Ukraine, as well as in the restructuring and eventual dissolution of the Ukrainian legal entity (layoffs, management litigation, winding up). 

  • Local counsel for Active Energy Group (AEG), the AIM-listed Biomass company) in acquisition of the largest Ukrainian supplier of wood chip.

  • Advised a German automotive supplier in an acquisition of a group with businesses in Ukraine, Hungary and Romania.

  • Provided a legal advice to a German Dax 30 technology company on a merger with a Ukrainian company and on the establishment of a lease-based distribution concept.

  • Advised a well-known Dax-30 German industrial gas technology company on a joint venture in Ukraine.

  • Advised a German listed technology company on a joint venture in Ukraine.

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