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Sayenko Kharenko and Avellum Advise on EUR 1 Billion Eurobond Issue by Ukraine

Sayenko Kharenko and Avellum Advise on EUR 1 Billion Eurobond Issue by Ukraine

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Sayenko Kharenko has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs International, the joint lead managers of Ukraine’s new benchmark EUR 1 billion Eurobond issue. Avellum advised the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the issuance.

The notes were issued for a period of seven years and bear interest at 6.75 % per annum. According to Sayenko Kharenko, this is the first EUR-denominated sovereign note issuance in more than a decade for Ukraine. 

Both Sayenko Kharenko and Avellum have advised on previous Ukrainian Eurobond issues as well, including in 2015 (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on December 11, 2015), 2016 (as reported on October 20, 2016), 2017 (as reported on October 2, 2017), and 2018 (as reported on November 19, 2018

The Sayenko Kharenko team was led by Counsel Igor Lozenko and included Associates Oles Trachuk and Yurii Dmytrenko.

The Avellum team was led by Senior Partner Glib Bondar, supported by Associates Oleg Krainskyi and Mariana Veremchuk.

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AVELLUM is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a key focus on Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Tax, and Antitrust.

Our aim is to be the firm of choice for large businesses and financial institutions in respect of their most important and challenging transactions.

We build lasting relationships with our clients and make them feel secure in new uncertain economic and legal realities.

We incorporate the most advanced Western legal techniques and practices into our work. By adding our first-hand knowledge, broad industry experience, and unparalleled level of service we deliver the best results to our clients in their business endeavours. Our partners are taking an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth teamwork.

AVELLUM is recognised as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by various international and Ukrainian legal editions (Chambers, The Legal500, IFLR1000, The Ukrainian Law Firms, and others).

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