We are proud to announce that AVELLUM received two awards at the XII Ukrainian Annual Legal Awards Ceremony on 16 May 2018 at InterContinental Hotel in Kyiv:

  • Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year

These awards by Yuridicheskaya Praktika demonstrate AVELLUM’s exceptional work on the largest banking and finance and corporate transactions on the Ukrainian legal market over the past year. To name a few, AVELLUM advised on the following transactions:

  • Ukraine’s USD3 billion, 7.375% Eurobond issue and tender offer
  • USD250 million loan to Energoatom
  • MHP's benchmark USD500 million, 7.75% Eurobond issue
  • Sale of Karavan hypermarket chain to Auchan Group
  • Acquisition of 99.91% stake in Marfin Bank

AVELLUM continues working on the most sophisticated and cutting-edge transactions, for example, recently, we advised on the following:

  • Refinancing of USD2.271 billion debt of Metinvest Group, their largest refinancing yet
  • USD1 billion collaboration of Ukrzaliznytsia with General Electric Company
  • Disposal of 90% stake in Ergopack Group to Sarantis Group
  • Merger control clearance for the creation of a joint venture between Uber and Yandex, valued at USD3.8 billion

In addition to the awards, which prove that AVELLUM is a leading corporate finance law firm in Ukraine, AVELLUM was also shortlisted in 3 nominations, namely:

  • Law Firm of the Year
  • Tax Law Firm of the Year
  • Law Firm of the Year in Agro Sector

Partner Yuriy Nechayev was shortlisted as the Best Lawyer in Corporate/M&A field.

Yuridicheskaya Praktika holds the Annual Ukrainian Legal Awards Ceremony to highlight remarkable achievements of Ukrainian and international law firms and lawyers represented in Ukraine.