ANTON ZADERYHOLOVA

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Anton Zaderyholova is a Partner at AVELLUM’s Tax & Private Client Practices. He focuses on effectively structuring corporate clients’ international deals and business processes.

Anton has significant experience in advising clients on international tax planning, direct and indirect taxation, personal taxation, transfer pricing, and customs. He has worked on transfer pricing projects in various areas: IT, telecom, retail, and pharmaceuticals.

In addition to his experience with corporate clients, Anton is adept at handling sensitive tax, succession, and legal issues for private clients. His guidance extends to navigating intricate legal landscapes and providing tailored solutions.

Anton also represents clients in disputes with tax and customs authorities in both administrative and court proceedings.

  • EDUCATION AND BAR ADMISSION

      Master of Laws degree (with honors), 2015, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

  • RECOGNITION

      Recommended lawyer (Rising star) for Tax in Ukraine; The Legal 500 (2020 - 2022)

  • RECENT EXPERIENCE

      Advised the managing partners of American University Kyiv in connection with its launch. American University Kyiv is a private university offering a U.S. higher education standard in Ukraine through its partnership with Arizona State University

      Advised (і) the State Road Agency of Ukraine on tax matters of a debut USD700 million issue of 6.25% guaranteed notes due 2028 with a benefit of the sovereign guarantee, and (ii) the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in connection with the sovereign guarantee

      Advised Kernel Holding S.A. on tax matters of USD300 million offering of 6.75% guaranteed notes due 2027 combined with a tender offer for the notes maturing in January 2022

      Advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on tax matters of USD600 million tap issue of Ukraine’s outstanding USD2 billion 7.253% notes due 2033

      Advised Joint Stock Company “The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine as borrower and Goldman Sachs International as dealer manager on tax matters of USD316 million cash tender offer

      Advised Metinvest B.V. on tax matters of the issuance of USD333 million, 7-year 7.65% notes due in 2027; and cash tender offers on its USD118 million 7.50% senior notes due 2021 and USD944.5 million 7.75% senior notes due 2023 with a concurrent consent solicitation in respect of the 2021 bonds to include the issuer’s call option

      Advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on tax matters of the issuance by Ukraine of its new USD2 billion 7.253% senior notes due 2033

      Advised J.P. Morgan Securities Plc and Raiffeisen Bank International AG as arrangers on tax matters of USD464 million bridge loan financing for Bakcell’s acquisition of Private Joint Stock Company "VF Ukraine"

      Advised JP Morgan Securities Plc, Raiffeisen Bank International, Dragon Capital, and ICBC Standard Bank as joint lead managers on tax matters of Vodafone Ukraine’s Eurobond offering of USD500 million 5-year 6.2% loan participation notes

      Advised J.P. Morgan Securities and Morgan Stanley acting as joint lead managers tax matters of USD100 million Tier 2 Eurobond offering by the State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine

      Advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited as lead manager on tax matters of the offering by Naftogaz of Ukraine of USD500 million 7.625% loan participation notes due 2026

      Advised Kernel Holding S.A. on tax matters of the offering of USD300 million 6.5% guaranteed notes due 2024

      Acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Metinvest B.V. on tax matters of (i) dual-currency Eurobond issue, including a USD500 million 10-year tranche at 7.75% per annum and a EUR300 million 5-year tranche at 5.625% per annum and (ii) a tender offer for the USD944,5 million Eurobonds due in 2023 to purchase for cash up to USD440 million of the paper

      Advised MHP Lux S.A. on tax matters of USD350 million offering of 6.250% notes due 2029

      Advised Dobrobut, the leading private healthcare services provider in Ukraine, and its shareholders on the disposal of a minority stake in Dobrobut to Horizon Capital

      Advised the joint lead managers, Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, on tax matters of 7.125% EUR600 million and 7.375% USD335 million Eurobond offering of Naftogaz of Ukraine

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