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Asters Advises Agrosem Group on EUR 9.6 Million EBRD Financing

Asters Advises Agrosem Group on EUR 9.6 Million EBRD Financing

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Asters has advised the Agrosem Group on a EUR 9.6 million financing from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to develop a grain transshipment complex.

The Agrosem Group is described by Asters as one of the top five distributors of fertilizers, agricultural machinery, and inputs in Ukraine. It is also involved in farming and agricultural commodity trading activities and operates a proprietary rail terminal in the Lviv region in western Ukraine.

According to Asters, the loan will be used to expand the rail terminal near the Ukrainian-Polish border and to develop a grain transshipment complex and container storage facility with a throughput capacity of over 400,000 tons per year. “These initiatives will help to improve the transport connection between Ukraine and the EU countries and develop alternative export routes that were significantly disrupted due to the Russian full-scale invasion.”

The Asters team included Partner Roman Stepanenko and Senior Associate Oleksii Latsko.

Asters could not provide additional detail on the matter.

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Founded in 1995, Asters is the largest Ukrainian law firm with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., Brussels and London.

The Firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine. Asters has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors.

Asters’ 130-strong legal team combines world-class professionalism and quality with clear understanding of local realities so that our clients receive practically oriented advice in the most client-friendly manner. Asters’ lawyers received law degrees from the best European, Ukrainian and US law schools, including Yale, Harvard, Chicago University.

Asters has consistently remained at the top of the Ukrainian legal market throughout its history being acknowledged as Ukraine Law Firm of the Year by Who's Who Legal (2018-2022), The Lawyer European Awards (2020-2021), Chambers Europe Awards 2020 and holds top positions in the most authoritative international market reviews: The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers.

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