Sayenko Kharenko and Latham & Watkins have advised BNP Paribas, JP Morgan, and Raiffeisen Bank International as the joint lead managers of Ukraine’s EUR 1.25 billion Eurobond issuance. Avellum and White & Case advised Ukraine's Ministry of Finance on the issuance.
The notes have a ten-year tenor and bear a coupon of 4.375% per annum, which is the lowest pricing for Ukraine’s euro-denominated debt.
This deal followed the EUR1,000,000,000 6.75% issuance Ukraine made in July 2019, which was the country’s first Euro offering in over a decade (as reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 3, 2019).
The Sayenko Kharenko team was led by Partner Igor Lozenko and included Associates Oles Trachuk and Yurii Dmytrenko and junior associates Oleksandra Maksymenko and Oleksandr Motin.
The Latham & Watkins team included Partners David Stewart and Lene Malthasen, Associate Harry Armstrong, and Trainee Rob Parent.
Avellum's team was led by Senior Partner Glib Bondar and included Associates Oleg Krainskyi, Mykola Falko, Mariana Veremchuk, Andriy Kornuta, and Vladyslav Heivandov.