Redcliffe Partners has advised the IFC, EBRD, and DFC on their USD 480 million loan to Ukrainian poultry and grain producer MHP. Avellum advised MHP. CMS and Harneys reportedly advised the DFC and EBRD, with Harneys and Baker Botts reportedly advising the IFC.
According to Redcliffe Partners, the loan is for refinancing MHP “Eurobonds, which will strengthen the global and Ukrainian food security.”
The Redcliffe Partners team included Managing Partner Olexiy Soshenko and Associate Sevastian Viktoruk.
The Avellum team included Senior Partner Glib Bondar, Partner Vadim Medvedev, Of Counsel Yuriy Krasnoliudskyi, Senior Associate Anton Zaderyholova, and Associates Mariana Veremchuk, Yaroslav Pavliuk, Andrii Kroshko, Taisiia Duda, and Marharyta Brianska.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, CMS confirmed its involvement to CEE Legal Matters. The firm's team included Partner Rafal Zakrzewski and Senior Associate Evgeniy Vazhynskiy.