Energy and
Natural
Resources
Energy
and
Natural
Resources

Ukraine’s energy and infrastructure sectors have potential for fast growth, are complex and heavily regulated. They are affected by frequent crisis situations and significant political pressure. When opportunities arise we help our clients identify and manage associated risks and implement their projects promptly and efficiently.

  • Our approach

    Our specialist knowledge of the regulatory and political climate in which our clients operate coupled with our local know-how, transactional and dispute resolution capabilities enables us to deliver pragmatic, commercially driven, and elegant solutions. We advise leading energy companies, project developers and contractors, foreign and local investors, international financial institutions and banks.

  • Our clients

    We acted for and across the table from the leaders of the industry, including DTEK, the largest private energy group in Ukraine, CNBM, one of the largest investors in Ukraine’s renewable energy sector, Ferrexpo, one of the biggest suppliers of iron ore globally, Metinvest, a leading vertically-integrated metallurgy group in Ukraine, Naftogaz, the state-owned oil and gas monopoly, Ukrnafta, the largest oil company in Ukraine, Donetsksteel, a leading producer of coking coal in Ukraine.

  • Responsible Partner
  • Key experience
  • Publications
  • Recognition
  • Our Team
Responsible Partner
Glib Bondar
Senior Partner
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Glib Bondar is a Senior Partner of AVELLUM and the Head of Finance and Debt Restructuring Practice. Glib focuses on financings, capital markets and debt restructurings.
Key experience

Key experience

Due diligence of energy assets in connection with exchange offer of Eurobonds
200 USD mln
Legal Advisor to DTEK
Due diligence of iron ore assets in connection with exchange offer of Eurobonds
500 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ferrexpo
Due diligence of coal and iron ore assets in connection with exchange offer of Eurobonds
500 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Dealer Managers
Due Diligence of Lisichansk Oil Refinery
Legal Advisor to Bidder
Due diligence of energy assets in connection with Eurobond offering
600 USD mln
Legal Advisor to DTEK
Due Diligence of a subsidiary of CCI Lubelia
Legal Advisor to Bidder
Due diligence and potential acquisition of certain oil & gas assets in Ukraine
Legal Advisor to PTO Consolidated Limited
Sale of Vik Oil Group to TNK-BP
313 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Vik Oil Group
Corporate law advice
Legal Advisor to Rompetrol Group
Acquisition of two oil fields in Kazakhstan
Legal Advisor to Zorlu Group
Construction of two private gas-fueled power plants in Moscow
950 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Zorlu Group
Corporate group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Kalyna Group
Corporate restructuring of one of the largest liquefied gas and oil products distributors in Ukraine
Legal Advisor to Nadezhda Group
Secured credit facilities to Kuwait Energy
165 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Lenders
Merger control clearance for ZTR, a monopolist on the market of power transformers and reactors
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Pre-export finance facility
350 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ferrexpo AG
Publications

Publications

  • Recent legal developments in renewable energy sector

    19 June 2017
    Glib Bondar
    Dmytro Symbiryov
  • Global Renewable Energy Guide 2016 - Ukrainian Chapter

    20 March 2017
    Igor Lozenko
    Dmytro Symbiryov
  • M&A in Renewable Energy Sector (In Russian)

    27 November 2016
    Yuriy Nechayev
    Dmytro Symbiryov
  • Registration of foreign investments in Ukraine: problems and possible solutions (In Russian)

    17 December 2015
    Anastasiya Voronova
  • Tips for Successful Acquisitions in Ukraine

    16 June 2015
    Mykola Stetsenko
  • Private Public Partnership in Ukraine (in Ukrainian)

    28 October 2014
    Oleksandr Polonyk
  • Changes in Energy Regulation after the Ratification of Ukraine-EU Agreement (in Ukrainian)

    19 September 2014
    Andrii Gumenchuk
  • Recognition

    Recognition

    Knowledgeable team with an in-depth expertise of Ukrainian and English law. 
    Chambers Europe 2014
    AVELLUM is a highly professional law firm. The lawyers of the firm are of a high calibre with strong legal expertise both in international and domestic law. 
    IFLR1000 2016
    They are very reasonable about the value of the work they are providing. I feel like they are an extension of an international law firm whenever I work with them. 
    IFLR1000 2014
    Our Team

    Our Team

    Igor Lozenko
    Counsel
    Yuriy Nechayev
    Counsel
    Taras Dmukhovskyy
    Senior Associate
    Yaroslav Medvediev
    Senior Associate
    Yuriy Zaremba
    Senior Associate
    Andrii Gumenchuk
    Associate
    Anna Melnychuk
    Associate
    Pavlo Shevchenko
    Associate
    Dmytro Symbiryov
    Associate
    Dmytro Tkachuk
    Associate
    Anton Arkhypov
    Associate
    Orest Franchuk
    Associate