CMS has advised ING Bank on financing provided to two companies from the Ukrainian agribusiness sector.
The London office of K&L Gates has advised NBT AS and its Ukrainian subsidiary SyvashEnergoProm LLC on the Syvash Wind Power Project in Ukraine. Nordex Energy GmbH, advised by Dentons, will act as a turbine supplier for the project. Sunshine Law and Volkov & Partners advised engineering, procurement, and construction contractors Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd. and POWERCHINA Fujian Engineering Co. Ltd.
Sayenko Kharenko’s international arbitration team has helped Safege-Suez Consulting reach an agreement with Ukraine's National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities regarding the completion of payment for consultancy services provided within the framework of the district heating regulatory reform support program funded by the World Bank. The contract price was EUR 1.2 million.
Baker McKenzie's Kyiv, Frankfurt, Berlin, and Amsterdam Offices have helped a consortium of German banks led by Bayerische Landesbank, and DTEK Renewables complete an ECA-backed finance transaction in the Ukrainian renewable energy sector aimed at financing the construction of the first stage of the Primorska wind electric plant in Ukraine.
Ilyashev & Partners has represents PJSC Podilskiy Cement, PJSC Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine, PJSC Heidelbergcement Ukraine, and PJSC Ivano-Frankivscement in an anti-dumping investigation on imports to Ukraine of Portland cement clinker originating from the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, and the Republic of Moldova.
Kinstellar has advised the Investment Fund for Developing Countries, an agency of the Government of Denmark, in connection with a secured EUR 5.75 million loan facility to the Kness Group, a Ukrainian engineering, procurement, and construction group of companies. During the transaction, Kness relied on their in-house team.
Many real estate experts and market players are upbeat about the positive trends on the Ukrainian real estate market, which is recovering after a significant downturn in 2013–2015. As the political and economic situation improves and the conflict in the south-west of the country stabilizes, foreign investors, attracted by market opportunities, are showing increasing interest in Ukraine.