Acquisition of 70% stake in the Zavallivskyi Graphite Group
Over the past years, we have been involved in significant transactions in the energy sector and have continuously advised on various issues in all areas of energy law. Ukraine’s energy and natural resources sectors are rapidly growing, complex and heavily regulated. We help our clients promptly and efficiently implement their projects and identify and manage all associated risks.
Our specialist knowledge of the regulatory and political climate in which our clients operate, coupled with our local know-how and transactional and dispute resolution capabilities, enables us to deliver pragmatic, commercially driven, and elegant solutions. We focus on transaction-related and regulatory matters covering every category of the energy and natural resources markets: extraction, generation, transmission, distribution, supply and trading. We advise leading energy companies, project developers and contractors, foreign and local investors, international financial institutions and banks.
Ukraine’s energy sector is fast-changing and has the potential for rapid growth. In close cooperation with our clients, we step on the energy transition pathway, develop energy efficiency measures and switch to renewable energy sources. We provide our clients with comprehensive legal support based on future-proof, pragmatic, and commercially driven solutions for all aspects – whether conventional or renewable energies, domestic and cross-border M&A, restructuring, financing of major projects or grid operations.
We regularly handle projects in the mining sector. Our clients are Ukrainian mining businesses involved in extracting all types of metal and non-metal minerals. We regularly advise international investors and lenders interested in Ukraine’s mining sector. Our goal is to offer commercially driven solutions that allow our clients to succeed in a volatile legal and regulatory environment.
We acted for and across the table from the leaders of the industry, including DTEK, the largest private energy group in Ukraine, Ukrenergo, a transmission system operator in Ukraine, CNBM, one of the largest investors in Ukraine’s renewable energy sector, Ferrexpo, one of the biggest suppliers of iron ore globally, Metinvest, a leading vertically-integrated metallurgy group in Ukraine, Naftogaz, the state-owned oil and gas monopoly, Ukrnafta, the largest oil company in Ukraine, Donetsksteel, a leading producer of coking coal in Ukraine.