Telecoms and
Media
Telecoms
and
Media

We have experience in various aspects of the telecom business: from TV and internet providers to mobile networks and television channels. We understand the intricacies and regulatory specifics of this industry.

  • foreign clients

    For our foreign clients, we will be a guide through the complex regulatory aspects of the industry, and will look out for your investment at every stage.

  • Ukrainian clients

    Our Ukrainian clients benefit from our experience in the industry, which allows us to be on the same page with them and offer the most time- and cost-effective transaction structures for expansion, the sale of a business, or the attraction of foreign financing. Ukraine’s leading telecommunications companies are among our clients.

  • Responsible Partner
  • Key experience
  • Publications
  • Recognition
  • Our Team
Responsible Partner
Mykola Stetsenko
Managing Partner
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Mykola Stetsenko is the Managing Partner of AVELLUM with the primary focus on corporate/M&A, competition, real estate, and tax.
Key experience

Key experience

Acquisition of Lohika by Altran
Legal Advisor to Altran
Increase of the stake of Horizon Capital in Datagroup to over 70%
Legal Advisor to Custos Invest & Finance Inc., one of the Datagroup’s shareholders
Acquisition of Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science Business
3.55 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia
Due diligence of contracts with software developers
Legal advisor to Plarium Ukraine
Complex advice on confidentiality and IP protection issues from labour law perspective
Legal Advisor to Intapp, international IT company
Sale of “Schekavitskiy” business center to 1+1 TV Channel
Legal Advisor to Seller
New Eurobond Issue by Mobile TeleSystems OJSC
500 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MTS
Sale of the second largest CATV provider in Ukraine to Volia Group
Legal Advisor to Seller
Acquisition of the majority stake in News Outdoor
Legal Advisor to VTB Capital
Sale of “Schekavitskiy” business center to 1+1 TV Channel
Legal Advisor to Seller
Private equity investment by Horizon Capital in Datagroup
40 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Datagroup
Syndicated loan facility for the leading Russian mobile telecommunications operator
470 USD mln
Legal Advisor to a syndicate of foreign lenders
Publications

Publications

  • Ukrainian regulatory framework for placing telecom sites (In Ukrainian)

    18 April 2017
    Dmytro Symbiryov
  • Cybersecurity Regulation in Ukraine in 2016 – New Challenges for Business? (In Ukrainian)

    23 December 2016
    Oleksii Maslov
  • Upcoming Intellectual Property Reform in Ukraine

    1 September 2016
    Mykola Stetsenko
    Dmytro Symbiryov
  • Protection of commercial secret within the company (in Russian)

    1 December 2015
    Yuriy Zaremba
    Andrii Gumenchuk
  • Tips for Successful Acquisitions in Ukraine

    16 June 2015
    Mykola Stetsenko
  • Distressed M&A Transactions (In Ukrainian)

    10 February 2015
    Yuriy Zaremba
  • Recognition

    Recognition

    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

    Yuriy Nechayev
    Counsel
    Yaroslav Medvediev
    Senior Associate
    Yuriy Zaremba
    Senior Associate
    Pavlo Shevchenko
    Associate
    Dmytro Symbiryov
    Associate
    Dmytro Tkachuk
    Associate
    Orest Franchuk
    Associate
    Olga Tersina
    Associate