Agriculture Agriculture

We understand the agricultural business. We know the importance of proper land leases in the acquisition of new land banks and the importance of timeliness in pre-export financing.

  • Our approach

    Avellum is fully synchronized with our agricultural clients in commercial negotiations and transaction timing to make any deal smooth and seamless for our client.

  • Our clients

    We are proud to have advised such well-known agro-industrial groups as Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP), Kernel, Industrial Milk Company, Loture, Avangard and UkrLandFarming on their most sophisticated business transactions.

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

Key experience

Advising on the largest contract for the supply of agricultural products
26.8 USD bln
Legal Advisor to “State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine”
Representation of Ukrlandfarming in FOSFA arbitration regarding the quality of the supplied goods
25 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ukrlandfarming
Advising on the dispute regarding the quality of the supplied products to the EU
5.0 USD mln
Legal Advisor to COFCO Agri
Lead counsels on arbitration in GAFTA and litigation case in the High Court of London in the dispute between Rise and Nibulon
26.5 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ukrlandfarming
Offering of 6.250% Eurobonds due 2029
350 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP
Asset tracing and recovery of assets of Mriya Agro Holding plc
470 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Noteholders’ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding plc
Merger control and concerted practices clearances for the acquisition of Precision Planting LLC and assets owned by Monsanto
Legal Advisor to AGCO
Represented the holding company in multiple litigation proceedings in Ukraine and Cyprus
515 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Mriya Agro Holding plc
Eurobond issue and tender offer of USD496 million
550 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP
Removed hostile management of Mriya Agro Holding plc
1.0 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Noteholders’ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding plc
Acquisition of 100% of shares in Rail Transit Kargo Ukraine
64 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel
Advice to Noteholders’ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding Plc on operational and transactional issues
470 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Noteholders’ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding Plc
Eurobond Issue
500 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Debut Eurobond Issue
500 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel
Acquisition of a 16% equity stake in Allseeds SA together with the Dutch Development Bank FMO
Legal Advisor to Diligent Capital Partners
New Eurobond Issue and Tender Offer
750 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Corporate group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Rise Group
Corporate group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Industrial Milk Company Group
Corporate group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Loture Group
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Loture Group
Two Tap Issues of Eurobonds
225 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Joint Lead Managers
Long term senior secured loan to LLC “Zunami”
3 EUR mln
Legal advisor to EBRD
Debut Eurobond Issue by Ukrlandfarming
275 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Joint Lead Managers
New Eurobond Issue and Tender Offer
750 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Domestic Bond Issue by LLC Burat Agro, a subsidiary of IMC
200 UAH mln
Legal Advisor to Industrial Milk Company
Acquisition of 100% of shares in a farming business (27,500 hectares of leasehold farmland)
43.3 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel
IPO on Warsaw Stock Exchange
30 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Industrial Milk Company
Acquisition of 100% of shares in a large-scale farming business (190,000 hectares of leasehold farmland)
155 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel
Issue of 11.4 mln GDRs by WTI Trading Limited
188.6 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Eurobond Issue
200 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Avangard
Renewal of the secured syndicated pre-export loan facility to the Industrial Group ViOil
40 USD mln
Legal Advisor to EBRD
Eurobond Issue
330 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Eurobond Exchange Offer
250 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
IPO on London Stock Exchange
208 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Avangard
Pre-export revolving loan facility to MHP
100 USD mln
Legal Advisor to ING Bank N.V.
Domestic Bond Issue by PrJSC “Creative”
240 UAH mln
Legal Advisor to Creative Group
Exchange of assets with Agrokultura Group
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Loan facility to AvangardCo Investments Public Limited
23,6 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Intesa Sanpaolo
Secured financing to Azovmash from Deutsche Bank
289 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Azovmash
Loan facility to Agrotrade Group
23 USD mln
Legal Advisor to EBRD
Atradius-backed loan facility to ViOil Industrial Group
1.3 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Rabobank
Hermes-backed loan facility to ViOil Industrial Group
1.2 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Rabobank
Loan facility to Agrofusion
20 USD mln
Legal Advisor to EBRD
Pre-export revolving loan facility to MHP
100 USD mln
Legal Advisor to ING Bank N.V.
Term loan facility from a leading European bank
54 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Secured medium term loan facility from ING Bank N.V. and PJSC Ukrsotsbank
100 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Secured loan facility from BNP Paribas and UniCredit: Bank Austria
125 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Secured loan facility from a syndicate of European banks
210 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Acquisition of 80% stake in a company managing 108,000 ha of farmland
68 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Atradius-covered loan facility to one of the largest Ukrainian agro-industrial groups from major German-based bank
13 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Lender
EKF and SERV-backed trade finance loans to one of the largest Ukrainian agro-industrial groups from major Swiss bank
15.9 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Lender
Atradius-covered loan facility to Nibulon S.A.
Legal Advisor to Rabobank
EKN-covered loan facility to Nibulon S.A.
Legal Advisor to Rabobank
Call option for 100% stake in a company managing 79,200 ha of farmland
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Atradius-covered export credit facilities to MHP Group
Legal Advisor to Rabobank
Establishment of a joint venture with the Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund
Legal Advisor to Loture Group
OPIC-backed long term investment loan from Citibank
25 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Secured revolving facility from Natixis, UBS and Raiffeisen Bank International
150 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Conditional acquisition of 100% stake in Enselco
51.3 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Syndicated secured loan facility
100 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Arrangers
Acquisition of 100% stake in Russian Oils
60 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Term loan facility from a leading European bank
100 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Syndicated secured term loan facility
600 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ukrlandfarming PLC
Loan facility from EBRD
50 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Acquisition of 100% stake in Rise Group
Legal Advisor to Ukrlandfarming PLC
Pre-export revolving loan facility to MHP
70 USD mln
Legal Advisor to ING Bank N.V.
Acquisition of 100% stake in Dakor Agro Holding
Legal Advisor to Ukrlandfarming PLC
Loan facility from Deutsche Bank AG
17.4 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Atradius-covered export credit facilities to MHP Group
18 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Rabobank
SERV-covered export loan facilities from Swiss Bank
15.3 USD mln
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Credit facility from a leading European bank
80 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel Group
Four credit facilities from Landesbank Berlin AG
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Publications

Publications

          Recognition

          Recognition

          Flexible and responsive people, and they understand the whole process from an international perspective. 
          Chambers Europe 2014
          Our Team

          Our Team

          Glib Bondar
          Senior Partner
          Iryna Moroz
          Partner
          Vadim Medvedev
          Partner
          Yuriy Nechayev
          Partner
          Maksym Maksymenko
          Counsel
          Yaroslav Medvediev
          Of Counsel
          Ievgen Boiarskyi
          Senior Associate
          Andriy Fortunenko
          Senior Associate
          Iurii Gulevatyi
          Senior Associate
          Dmytro Koval
          Senior Associate
          Vladyslav Aleksandrov
          Associate
          Anton Arkhypov
          Associate
          Andrii Kuleba
          Associate
          Anna Vlasenko
          Associate
          Anastasiya Voronova
          Associate
          Yelyzaveta Holovan
          Associate
          Viktoriia Tolochko
          Associate