Corporate / M&A Corporate /
M&A

We have cutting edge knowledge in the corporate field, because our attorneys are not only leading experts on the market, but also actively participate in drafting new corporate laws. 

  • Our expertise

    Our unique skill set and in-depth understanding of corporate matters and related commercial aspects in Ukraine and abroad enables us to transform the requirements of sophisticated foreign investors into practical realities in Ukrainian law and practice.

  • Added value

    You can rely on us in any general corporate matters, from setting up your business in Ukraine, to structuring your corporate governance and compliance.

  • Responsible Partner
  • Key experience
  • Publications
  • Recognition
  • Our Team
Responsible Partner
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

Acquisition of 100% of shares in a farming business (27,500 hectares of leasehold farmland)
43.3 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel
Acquisition of 100% of shares in a large-scale farming business (190,000 hectares of leasehold farmland)
155 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Kernel
Acquisition of 99.91% stake in PJSC Marfin Bank from Cyprus Popular Bank
Legal Advisor to Investor
Sale of Karavan Hypermarket chain to Auchan Group
Legal Advisor to Seller
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
Acquisition of an Approximate 48% Stake in GlobalLogic Inc. from Apax Funds
Legal Advisor to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Investment in Dieter Braun GmbH
5.9 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
Аcquisition of 30% shares in PJSC Raiffeisen Bank Aval by the EBRD
122 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to PJSC Raiffeisen Bank Aval
Disposal of shares in PJSC “Ukrsotsbank” in favour of Alfa Group
Legal Advisor to UniCredit Group
Sale of part of Allergan’s global generic pharmaceuticals business to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
40.5 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Allergan Inc.
Global spin off of Covestro
1.5 bln EUR
Legal Advisor to Bayer AG
Approval by the NBU of the acquisition of the qualifying shareholding in PJSC “CB “Center”
Legal Advisor to Owner
Exchange of assets and JV between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis
20 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Novartis
Exchange of assets with Agrokultura Group
Legal Advisor to MHP Group
Sale of Mykolaiv Cement Plant to CRH
96 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Lafarge Group
Sale of Ocean Plaza, the largest shopping mall in Ukraine
Legal Advisor to Seller
Acquisition of National Container Company
291 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Global Ports
Corporate law advice
Legal Advisor to Rompetrol Group
Corporate law advice
Legal Advisor to Honda Corporation
Publications

Publications

                    Recognition

                    Recognition

                    AVELLUM is one of the main “go-to” firms for corporate matters. 
                    Legal500 2015
                    An excellent combination of international experience and deep knowledge of Ukrainian realities. 
                    AVELLUM is one of the best and has profound knowledge of Ukrainian and international law. 
                    They are one of the few local firms that can be relied upon to produce Ukrainian law documentation and legal opinions in a timely fashion and up to the standards of an international law firm. 
                    AVELLUM has some of the top legal brains in the market. 
                    Provides high quality commercial advice in a challenging environment. 
                    One of the best M&A practices on the market. 
                    Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
                    IFLR1000 2015
                    Market-leading firm with an outstanding track record in complex and large-scale M&A transactions. Also advises on the establishment of joint ventures and handles corporate restructuring projects. Broad experience in a variety of industry sectors, with recent instructions including banking, agriculture and pharmaceuticals. Regularly involved in cross-border transactions, often working in co-operation with international law firms.  
                    Our Team

                    Our Team

                    Yuriy Nechayev
                    Partner
                    Andriy Romanchuk
                    Associate
                    Vladyslav Aleksandrov
                    Associate
                    Yuliia Chelebii-Kravchenko
                    Associate
                    Oleksandr Kulykovskyi
                    Associate
                    Oleksii Maslov
                    Associate
                    Dmytro Symbiryov
                    Associate
                    Olga Tersina
                    Associate
                    Dmytro Tkachuk
                    Associate