Aequo has advised Dragon Capital Investments Limited on the acquisition of the Arctica warehouse complex in a Kyiv suburb from Oschadbank, a Ukrainian state bank.
“Ukraine is a very vibrant place to be in, both for life and business,” says Redcliffe Partners Managing Partner Olexiy Soshenko. “In particular, after the Revolution of Dignity in 2014, there have been many changes and reforms.” He cites Ukraine’s policies on energy self-sustainability, currency control, upcoming elections, and extension of the land sale moratorium as particularly deserving of attention.
Aequo has advised Dragon Capital Investments Limited and Dragon Capital New Ukraine Fund L.P. on the acquisition of a minority stake in Ciklum. AVentures Capital also participated in the investment round and acquired a minority stake in Ciklum. Willkie Farr & Gallagher reportedly advised Ciklum on the sale.
Integrites and K&L Gates have advised Norwegian utility-scale wind power developer NBT and Paris-based renewable energy independent power producer Total Eren on their entrance into a framework agreement with a syndicate of foreign lenders, including EBRD and the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, for the construction of one of the largest wind farms in Europe. Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance advised the lenders and J.P. Morgan Securities Plc as debt coordinator.