Antitrust Antitrust

We have a leading antitrust team with longstanding experience in advising on a diverse mix of antitrust aspects from merger control and concerted practices to cartel and market investigations, and competition compliance.

3.8
bln
USD
total worth of transactions
in antitrust/competition in 2018


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Key Contact
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

Dispute against the AMC as for the UAH448 million fine for alleged violation of the legislation on protection of economic competition
448 UAH
Legal advisor to “A/T Tobacco Company “B.A.T. - Pryluсky”
Obtaining merger control clearance from the AMC for the acquisition of control over Furshet’s retail assets by Fozzy Group
Legal advisor to Furshet
Acquisition of a minority stake in the leading Ukrainian feed producer Edinstvo Group
20 млн. дол. США
Legal advisor to Diligent Capital Partners and FMO
Obtaining merger control clearance of the AMC for the acquisition of shares in Rostok Agroinvest Limited
Legal advisor to Samoran Investments Limited
Obtaining merger control clearance for the privatisation of a part of assets of “Ukrspyrt”
Legal advisor to LLC “LVN Limited”, a part of Nemiroff Group
Merger control and concerted practices clearance for the acquisition of the US Playing Card Company division from Newell Brands Inc
Legal advisor to Cartamundi NV
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of Riverside Energy Kft., a Hungarian oil & gas company, from JKX Oil & Gas plc
Legal advisor to Ukrainian investor
Merger control clearance of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the partial sale of stake in LvivTech.City
Legal advisor to UFUTURE
Merger of EVO Group with Rozetka
Legal Advisor to EVO Group
Merger control clearance from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the creation of a joint venture with Yandex
3.8 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Uber
Merger control and concerted practices clearances for the acquisition of Precision Planting LLC and assets owned by Monsanto
Legal Advisor to AGCO
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of PJSC “CB “Center”
Legal Advisor to Mr. Hamed Alikhani
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of Cimbria
310 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to AGCO
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of Lohika
Legal Advisor to Altran
Merger control clearance for merger of equals
40 bln EUR
Legal Advisor to Lafarge and Holcim
Merger control clearance for acquisition of engineering polymers assets by Solvay
220 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Chevron Philips Chemical Company
Merger control clearance for acquisition of IVC Group
1.2 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Mohawk Group
Merger control clearance for sale of cement plant in Russia
104 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Lafarge Group
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Representation in connection with cartel investigation of major retailers
Legal Advisor to Karavan
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Seller
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to KIG Group
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to Foster Wheeler
Competition law advice in connection with merger of Russ Outdoor and JCDecaux Group
Legal Advisor to VTB Capital
Merger control clearance in connection with acquisition of ClinStar LLC
Legal Advisor to PRA International
Merger control clearance for acquisition of Marazzi Group
1.17 bln EUR
Legal Advisor to Mohawk Group
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Loture Group
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of more than 50% in PJSC “Kyivskyy motocykletnyy zavod”
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to Biopharma
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to AVK
Merger control clearance for ZTR, a monopolist on the market of power transformers and reactors
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Merger control clearance for beer producer
Legal Advisor to Oasis Group
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Omega-Avtopostavka Group
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Yug Rusi Group
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Royal Hospitality Group
Representation in connection with AMC investigation of violations of antitrust laws of Ukraine
Legal Advisor to Royal Hospitality Group
AMC advice regarding sale of Ukrainian operations to Johnson & Johnson
Legal Advisor to J.B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Merger control clearance for beer producer
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to UkrFinance Group
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to all parties
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to New Products Group
Representation in connection with AMC investigation of violations of antitrust laws of Ukraine
Legal Advisor to New Products Group
Publications

Publications

              Recognition

              Recognition

              AVELLUM is a professional firm with excellent attention to detail and good lawyers. They always perform well and are very driven in providing top service. 
              Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
              Knowledgeable team with an in-depth expertise of Ukrainian and English law. 
              Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
              Our Team

              Our Team

              Kostiantyn Likarchuk
              Senior Partner
              Yuriy Nechayev
              Partner
              Mykyta Nota
              Counsel
              Anton Arkhypov
              Senior Associate
              Valeriia Lepska
              Associate
              Yelyzaveta Kashyna
              Associate