News (#06 June 2019)


CMS advised ING

CMS has acted for ING as lead mandated arranger and bookrunner for the EUR 100 million financing of MHP’s acquisition of Slovenian poultry producer Perutnina Ptuj. MHP is a leading poultry producer in Ukraine and, following completion of the transaction, has become the owner of a 90.69% stake in PP. MHP aims to add significant value to the company and strengthen its position as a global player through investment and further development.

CMS deployed a cross-border team to advise ING on the matter, led by Kateryna Chechulina, senior associate, together with the head of Finance CEE/CIS, Mark Segall. They were assisted by partner Tetyana Dovgan, associate Khrystyna Korpan, lawyer Ivan Pshyk (Kyiv) and partner Maja Zgajnar (Ljubljana).


Sayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Deutsche Bank

Sayenko Kharenko has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Deutsche Bank as the lender and arranger of a EUR 529 million facility extended to Ukraine under a guarantee from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.The financing was provided in the form of two tranches of EUR 240 million and EUR 289 million, maturing in 4 and 10 years, respectively. Earlier, Sayenko Kharenko advised  Deutsche Bank on a EUR 349.3 million facility to Ukraine on similar terms. As a result of both transactions, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine attracted around USD 1 billion in total.

Sayenko Kharenko’s team was led by Igor Lozenko and included associate Oles Trachuk and junior associate Nazarii Pylypchuk.


AVELLUM acted as legal counsel to Dobrobut

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to Dobrobut and its shareholders on the disposal of a minority stake in Dobrobut to Horizon Capital. AVELLUM advised Dobrobut on various aspects of the deal’s structuring and negotiated transaction documents and coordinated completion of the entire transaction.

Dobrobut is a network of clinics and medical institutions in Kyiv and Kyiv Region, offering high quality, essential services to patients in Ukraine.

Horizon Capital is a leading private equity firm in Ukraine, backed by over 40 institutional investors in four funds.

The AVELLUM team was led by partner Yuriy Nechayev with support from associates Anton Arkhypov, Dmytro Symbiryov, Uliana Lutchyn, Maryna Buinytska, and Alina Zagatska. Partner Vadim Medvedev and associates Dmytro Tkachuk, Anton Zaderyholova and Oleksandr Kulykovskyi advised on tax and structuring matters.

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