Asters has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on its USD 3 million financing to Ecosoft, Ukraine's leading producer of water purification equipment.
Baker McKenzie’s Kyiv office has been selected as a legal partner of the Health Care Committee of the European Business Association for 2017 after elections held by the Committee Board after a competitive tender process.
Paksoy has advised Migros on its acquisition of Tesco Kipa from Tesco Overseas Investments Limited. The share purchase agreement was signed on June 10, 2016, and the deal closed in Izmir on March 1, 2017, following clearance from the Turkish Competition Authority. Herguner Bilgen Ozeke advised the sellers on the deal.
Sayenko Kharenko has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Citibank, N.A., London Branch and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch as mandated lead arrangers and original lenders on a EUR 478,285,000 facility to PJSC “National Joint-Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine” (Naftogaz). The financing is guaranteed by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and has the benefit of a sovereign guarantee in the form of indemnity provided by Ukraine to the IBRD.
Dorda Rechtsanwalte has advised Austrian real estate investor and developer Supernova Group in its successful acquisition of four DIY retail properties in Croatia: The Garden Mall shopping center in Zagreb, two retail parks in Koprivnica and Sisak, and one property in Pozega. For the Croatian legal aspects, Dorda collaborated with Pecarevic & Relic.
Schoenherr has advised publicly traded, global sugar, starch and fruit processor Agrana Beteiligungsverwaltungs-Aktiengesellschaft as issuer on its successful rights offering of 1,420,204 new shares, combined with a secondary offering of 500,000 existing Agrana shares held by Sudzucker AG, one of Agrana's core shareholders. Joint global coordinators Berenberg, BNP Paribas, Erste Group, and Raiffeisen Bank International were advised by Clifford Chance Deutschland and Weber & Co. Rechtsanwalte, while Sudzucker was represented by Wolf Theiss.
Chajec, Don-Siemion & Zyto has advised Equitin Partners Limited, a private equity fund in the financial services, FMCG, and healthcare sectors, on its acquisition of the 70% controlling stake in Time for Wax, a Polish beauty services chain. The sellers, Time for Wax's founders, were advised by Punda Lyszczarek i Wspolnicy (PLW).
Aequo’s Tax Disputes team has successfully defended the interests of Oysho, a member of Inditex, the world’s biggest fashion group, in a tax dispute before the Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal. Oysho was challenging a tax notice concerning on the grounds that it was exempt from taxes on royalty income derived from IP rights (licenses).