Redcliffe Partners has advised a Chinese consortium consisting of Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (Group) Co., Ltd and China Renaissance Capital Investment Inc. in their successful application for merger clearance from the Ukrainian competition authority for the EUR 545 million acquisition of Robert Bosch GmbH`s Starter Motors and Generators business.
Redcliffe Partners has acted as Ukrainian law counsel to Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baker and distributor of baked goods, in connection with its USD 650 million acquisition of the foodservice-focused company East Balt Bakeries from private equity fund One Equity Partners. White & Case, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and Morgan Lewis acted as international legal counsel to Grupo Bimbo. Baker McKenzie advised One Equity Partners on the deal.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is reporting that Partner Gleb Bialyi, the Head of the firm's International Trade and Customs Practice, has joined the Public Council at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine as a representative of the Ukrainian Bar Association. The new board of 35 members was approved on July 26, 2017.
Eterna Law has successfully defended the interests of DSM Nutritional Products SP. z o. o. — a European manufacturer of vitamins, pet food, and pharmaceutical products — in a dispute before the Commercial Court of the City of Kyiv involving the alleged failure of a Ukrainian company to pay for goods it received from the company.
Aequo has advised Agroprosperis Bank, the Ukrainian asset of the private equity fund managed by NCH Capital (USA) focused on providing professional financing solutions to Ukrainian agricultural producers, on an additional shares issue in the course of an increase of the registered capital up to UAH 210 million.
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Avellum has advised longstanding client Kernel Holding S.A. on its USD 43.3 million cash acquisition of 100% of shares in an unnamed farming business that, according to the firm, manages over 170,000 tons of grain storage capacity and over 27,500 hectares of leasehold farmland.
Avellum has advised the shareholders of the Karavan Hypermarket chain on their sale of the company to the Auchan Group. Sayenko Kharenko reportedly advised the buyers on the transaction, which remains subject to approval by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.