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Andriy Romanchuk, a Counsel at AVELLUM’s corporate practice with the primary focus on corporate and M&A, tax and banking law.

Andriy regularly advises international and Ukrainian clients on various Ukrainian law matters arising in commercial transactions. His experience includes advising clients on cross-border corporate transactions, transaction structuring and corporate restructurings.


      Master of Law degree, 2012, Ivan Franko Lviv National University

      LLM in International Corporate Finance and the Law (with distinction), 2014, University of Reading, UK


      Recommended lawyer (Up and coming) for Corporate / M&A in Ukraine; Chambers Global 2022

      Next Generation Partner for Corporate / M&A in Ukraine; Legal500 2022 (included in Legal500 since 2018)

      Rising star for M&A in Ukraine; IFLR 1000 (2021-2022)

      Recommended lawyer for Corporate / M&A in Ukraine; Ukrainian Law Firms 2021, Yuridicheskaya Praktika

      Recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A Law in Ukraine; Best Lawyers (2020 – 2022)


      Advised MHP in connection with investment into Ukrainian food-tech start-up Foodz. As result of two rounds of funding, MHP received a minority stake in Foodz

      Advised AXDRAFT, a Ukrainian document automation company, on its sale to Onit. The advice covered tax and corporate structuring, as well as transactional matters pertaining to major shareholders

      Advised JSC “” in connection with the acquisition of 100% shares in Portmone Group by Kaspi Pay, a wholly owned subsidiary of

      Advised Diligent Capital Partners, a private equity manager, acting together with the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO, in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in the leading Ukrainian feed producer Edinstvo Group

      Advised Epicentr, leading Ukrainian chain of stores, specialising in home improvement and gardening in connection with the acquisition of Svarog Group, a high-tech agricultural company with a 15-year track record

      Advised Diligent Capital Partners, a private equity manager, in connection with the acquisition of a 16% equity stake in Allseeds SA together with the Dutch Development Bank FMO

      Advised private equity vehicle managed by responsAbility Investments AG in connection with the acquisition of a shareholding in Bank Lviv

      Advised Horizon Capital and certain individuals on the disposal of 90% stake in Ergopack Group in favour of Sarantis Group

      Advised Public Joint Stock Company “Commercial Bank “Center”, a regional Ukrainian bank, and its sole shareholder Mr. Hamed Alikhani on increasing the charter capital of PJSC CB “Center” to UAH200 million

      Advised UniCredit Group on Ukrainian law matters in connection with the disposal of 99.9% shares in PJSC “Ukrsotsbank”, an asset of UCG in Ukraine, in exchange for a minority stake (9.9%) in ABH Holdings S.A.

      Acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia in connection with the acquisition of Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science Business for USD3.55 billion

      Advised in connection with the planned acquisition of 30% shares in PJSC Raiffeisen Bank Aval by EBRD

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During the webinar we will talk about the advantages of foreign law, deal progressing, seller’s warranties and liability, indemnities, conditions precedent, deal closing, and agreement termination.

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We invite you to AVELLUM’s webinar “M&A deal under foreign law: what do you need to know?”. Date:18 August 2020 Duration: from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Format: webinar During the webinar we will talk about the following: advantages of foreign law deal progressing seller’s warranties and liability indemnities conditions precedent deal closing agreement termination Speakers Mykola Stetsenko, managing partner, AVELLUM Yuriy Nechayev, partner, AVELLUM Andriy Romanchuk, counsel, AVELLUM We invite representatives of business – owners, top management, heads of legal departments of local and international companies to join our webinar. The participation is free upon prior registration confirmed by the organisers. This event is not available to representatives of law firms, private practice lawyers, and consulting companies. Webinar’s participants with confirmed registration will receive a link one day prior to the event. Webinar languages – Ukrainian/Russian. Please REGISTER via the following link before 16 August 2020. Please e-mail Iryna Babich at or call (044) 591 33 55 if you need any additional information.



AVELLUM’s recognition in 2020 now extends to 21 researched practices, in 6 of them AVELLUM leads the market. 8 lawyers of AVELLUM were listed as leading individuals or notable practitioners.

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Traditionally strong position of AVELLUM in the Ukrainian legal market was reconfirmed by the 2020 edition of the Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients by Yuridicheskaya Praktika. AVELLUM’s recognition in 2020 now extends to 21 researched practices, in 6 of them AVELLUM leads the market. AVELLUM is a leading firm in Ukraine in: Agribusiness (#1) Banking and Finance, Debt Restructuring (#1) Capital Markets (#1) Corporate and M&A (#1) International Trade: Commodities (#1) Private Clients: Wealth Management (#1) International Arbitration Real Estate, Construction, Land Tax: Consulting Tax: Litigation AVELLUM’s Antitrust and Competition, Domestic and Cross Border Litigation, Energy and Natural Resources, Family Law, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, IT, Labour and Employment, Telecommunications and Media, Transfer Pricing, and Transport: Shipping are recognised as the established practices in the Ukrainian market. All partners of AVELLUM were recognised as leading individuals in their practices: Glib Bondar — leads the ranking in Banking and Finance for 5 years in a row. Glib is named the market leader in Debt Restructuring and Capital markets Mykola Stetsenko — on top of the ranking in Corporate and M&A for 6 consecutive years Vadim Medvedev — a TOP 5 lawyer in Tax: Consulting Yuriy Nechayev — a TOP 5 lawyer in Corporate and M&A A number of our lawyers were listed as notable practitioners: Vadim Medvedev, partner — Domestic litigation, Tax: Litigation, Transfer Pricing, Wealth Management Mykola Stetsenko, managing partner, and Maksym Maksymenko, counsel — Real Estate, Construction, Land Yaroslav Medvediev, of counsel — Antitrust and Competition Anton Polikarpov, counsel — Intellectual Property Andriy Romanchuk, counsel — Corporate and M&A Congratulations to our colleagues from AGA Partners who share the Ukrainian Law Firms recognition with us in Agribusiness, Family law, International trade: Commodities, International Arbitration, Maritime and Shipping practices. Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients publication annually presents the key sectors of Ukrainian law and leading law firms operating in the Ukrainian market.



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