Sayenko Kharenko has advised VR Capital on the acquisition of 50% of shares in Nicken Holdings LTD from Investment Capital Ukraine. Avellum reportedly provided transactional support to Investment Capital Ukraine on the sale.
Nicken Holdings is the owner of 11 Ukrainian project companies developing 11 solar power plants with an aggregate capacity of approximately 127 megawatts in the Mykolaiv region of the southern half of Ukraine.
VR Capital is an alternative asset manager focused on distressed securities and event-driven and special situations investments oriented towards emerging markets, including Ukraine.
Investment Capital Ukraine is an asset management, private equity, and investment advisory firm specializing in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe.
Sayenko Kharenko’s team included Partner Oleksandr Nikolaichyk and Maksym Nazarenko, Counsel Igor Lozenko, Senior Associate Mykhailo Grynyshyn and Tymur Enkhbaiar, Associates Oksana Daskaliuk, Dasha Dashkevych, Igor Pomaz, and Tetiana Dyvak, and Junior Associates Sviatoslav Kozak and Zarina Khalimon.
Editor's Note: After this article was published Avellum announced that its team was led by Partner Yuriy Nechayev, supported by Counsel Maksym Maksymenko and Associates Dmytro Symbiryov, Daryna Mykhailenko, and Vladyslav Aleksandrov.
Avellum advised on the transaction and on financing for the deal.