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Avellum and Baker & McKenzie Advise on Sale of Datagroup Shares to Horizon Capital

Avellum and Baker & McKenzie Advise on Sale of Datagroup Shares to Horizon Capital


Avellum advised Custos Invest & Finance Inc. on its sale of shares in independent Ukrainian telecom operator Datagroup to Horizon Capital, providing Horizon Capital with over 70% of the shares in Datagroup and operational control of the company. Baker & McKenzie advised Horizon Capital on the deal.

Horizon Capital is the leading private equity firm in Ukraine, managing over USD 600 million in three funds. Datagroup is a national telecom operator holding leading positions in key segments: data transmission, international traffic transit, and satellite communication.  

The Avellum team was led by Managing Partner Mykola Stetsenko and Counsel Yuriy Nechayev, with significant support from Senior Associate Oleksandr Polonyk and Associate Dmytro Symbiryov.

The Baker & McKenzie Kyiv team advising Horizon Capital was led by Partner Viacheslav Yakymchuk with key input from Banking & Finance Partner Ihor Olekhov, Competition Partner Oksana Simonova, Corporate and M&A Senior Associate Andrii Moskalyk, and Associates Alyona Furda, Natalia Kovalyova, and Anna Dolynna.

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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).

Firm's website: www.avellum.com


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