Industries

Telecoms and Media

Overview

We stay updated with the expansion of the telecommunications and media sectors. Our goal is to assist clients from diverse industries, including communication companies and service providers, in successfully navigating new regulatory challenges and transforming them into opportunities.

We provide a unique combination of top-notch lawyers skilled in handling areas like regulatory, IP, data protection, technology, and more, which are essential for the telecoms and media sectors.

Our services encompass advising clients on launching new products, cross-border M&A transactions, merger approvals, and corporate reorganizations involving telecoms and media companies.

We also offer guidance on relevant regulatory matters, particularly addressing a wide range of emerging legal issues associated with cutting-edge technologies.

Key experience

Eurobond offering of Vodafone Ukraine’s loan participation notes

500

Mln USD

Legal advisor to joint lead managers

Bridge loan financing of Bakcell’s acquisition of PJSC "VF Ukraine"

464

Mln USD

Legal advisor to J.P. Morgan Securities Plc and Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Increase of the stake of Horizon Capital in Datagroup to over 70%

Legal advisor to Custos Invest & Finance Inc.

Advice on antitrust matters regarding the acquisition of Volia Group by Datagroup

Legal advisor to ​Colisar Enterprises Limited

Private equity investment by Horizon Capital in Datagroup

Legal advisor to Datagroup

Advice on transfer of proprietary rights to intellectual property

Legal advisor to VertaMedia

Sale of a business center “Schekavitskiy” in Kyiv to “1+1” TV channel, a major Ukrainian-speaking TV channel in Ukraine

Legal advisor to the selling shareholder

Sale of the second largest CATV provider in Ukraine to Volia Group

Legal advisor to seller

New Eurobond Issue by Mobile TeleSystems OJSC

500

Mln USD

Legal advisor to MTS

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News

AVELLUM advises DMarket on its acquisition by Mythical Games

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to DMarket and its shareholders in connection with its acquisition by Mythical Games. Following the acquisition of DMarket, Mythical Games launched Mythical Marketplace 2.0, a marketplace built on Mythical’s new layer 1 EVM blockchain and powered by the Mythos native ecosystem token MYTH. Vadim Medvedev, partner at AVELLUM, stated, […]

Posted on July 6, 2022

Legal alerts

UKRAINE INTRODUCES SPECIAL LEGAL REGIME FOR IT COMPANIES

On 14 August 2021, the majority of provisions of Law of Ukraine “On Stimulating the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine” No. 1667-IX, dated 15 July 2021, (“Law”) came into force.

Posted on July 6, 2022

Newsroom

AVELLUM ADVISES ON INVESTMENT OF ROOSH IN NEURONS LAB

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to all parties of the transaction in connection with the acquisition of a minority stake in Neurons Lab by Roosh.

Posted on July 6, 2022

Newsroom

AVELLUM ADVISES PEP GROUP ON ITS ACQUISITION BY LOCARIA

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to Pep Group, an omnichannel content creation and adaptation production company, on its acquisition by Locaria.

Posted on July 6, 2022
AVELLUM ADVISES PEP GROUP ON ITS ACQUISITION BY LOCARIA

Publications

DIIA CITY LAW IN UKRAINE: IP

On 11 August 2021, the President of Ukraine signed Law of Ukraine “On Stimulating the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine” No. 1667-IX (“Law”). Most of its provisions became effective on 14 August 2021, introducing Diia City, a special legal regime for IT companies, and bringing changes beyond the IT industry. Background It is no […]

Posted on July 6, 2022

Newsroom

AVELLUM ADVISES MHP ON INVESTMENT INTO FOODZ

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to its long-standing client MHP in connection with investment into Ukrainian food-tech start-up Foodz. As a result of two rounds of funding, MHP received a minority stake in Foodz.

Posted on July 6, 2022
AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to its long-standing client MHP in connection with investment into Ukrainian food-tech start-up Foodz. As a result of two rounds of funding, MHP received a minority stake in Foodz. AVELLUM provided legal support to MHP in structuring the deal and drafting the transaction documents. MHP is the leading poultry producer in Europe and one of the biggest grain producers in Ukraine. The company specialises in the production of chicken and the cultivation of cereals and other agricultural activities. As a part of MHP’s strategy to support new businesses, the company aims to strengthen its relations with the restaurant business to bring the company closer to the customer. Foodz is a dark kitchen start-up that has been developing an online restaurant chain in Kyiv since 2020. It has already raised investments of over USD2 million and now manages 12 brand restaurants with over 100 000 customers. AVELLUM team was jointly led by counsel Andriy Romanchuk and associate Yuliia Chelebii-Kravchenko with support from associate Yelyzaveta Kashyna and under the general supervision of managing partner Mykola Stetsenko. Senior associate Anastasiya Voronova advised on the financial matters of the deal.

Key contacts

MYKOLA STETSENKO

Managing Partner

mstetsenko@avellum.com

Team

OLEKSANDR KOZHUKHAR

Managing Associate

okozhukhar@avellum.com

ANNA KOLODENSKA

Associate

akolodenska@avellum.com

OLHA RUDEVYCH

Associate

orudevych@avellum.com

Practice

Tax

We provide full-scope tax services, including domestic and international tax planning, tax disputes, transactional tax and financing transactions.

Industries

Telecoms and Media

We keep up with the unprecedented growth of the telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) sector and help clients navigate the fresh regulatory challenges.

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