Private equity 

At AVELLUM we deliver comprehensive legal support and strategic guidance to private equity firms and portfolio companies throughout the investment life cycle. Our extensive experience encompasses various industries, such as agriculture, banking, consumer goods, manufacturing, real estate, and technology.  

Our tailored legal advice includes all stages of the investment process, from legal due diligence, structuring the deal, and negotiating the transaction documents to a successful exit from the investment.

What sets us apart is our ability to offer a holistic perspective, derived from our deep understanding of both private equity firms and portfolio companies. This unique insight allows us to align our legal strategies with the business goals of all parties involved. Moreover, our expertise in the Ukrainian market and regulatory environment enables us to overcome challenges and facilitate the successful completion of even the most complex deals.

Our work has garnered high praise and strong recommendations from our esteemed clients, highlighting our unwavering commitment to their needs and surpassing expectations. One client expressed their satisfaction, stating, “Their team’s extensive market knowledge and expertise are unparalleled.” – The Legal 500.
Another source stated: “They understand the needs of a decision-maker and investor. They provide actionable advice and spot risks. They are really able to understand how transactions work across jurisdictions.” – Chambers Europe 2022.

Key experience

Acquisition of Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property & Science Business

Legal advisor to Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia

Acquisition of a 16% equity stake in Allseeds SA together with the Dutch Development Bank FMO

Legal advisor to Diligent Capital Partners

Acquisition of Poland-based Stella Pack by Bounty Brands, a part of Coast2Coast portfolio

Legal advisor to Coast2Coast

Private equity investment by Horizon Capital in Datagroup

Legal advisor to Datagroup, a Ukrainian telecom operator

Acquisition of CoreValue, US-headquartered IT service provider with Ukrainian roots

Legal advisor to Cornerstone Partners

Acquisition of a minority stake in the leading Ukrainian feed producer Edinstvo Group

Legal advisor to Diligent Capital Partners and Dutch development bank FMO

Acquisition of an approximate 48% stake in GlobalLogic Inc. from Apax Funds

Legal advisor to CPPIB, a global investment management organisation

Disposal of 90% stake in Ergopack Group in favour of Sarantis Group

Legal advisor to Horizon Capital and certain individuals

Advice on corporate matters related to operation of Datassential in Ukraine

Legal advisor to Spectrum Equity, an American growth equity firm

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AVELLUM adds 3 partners boosting Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, and Tax & Private Client practices

AVELLUM is pleased to announce the appointment of three new partners effective 1 January 2024. All three partners have been long-time employees of AVELLUM and acted as counsels until their promotion this year. With this partner promotion, our partnership has grown to ten partners. We are proud that the firm can make this promotion during […]

Posted on June 22, 2023

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Our lawyers help clients identify, assess and manage project-related risks. We understand our clients’ needs and deliver pragmatic, commercially driven, elegant solutions.



Our skills and in-depth understanding of corporate matters enables us to transform the requirements of sophisticated foreign investors into practical realities in Ukrainian law and practice.

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