Aequo has advised the EBRD on a USD 10 million loan to agribusiness operator Astarta.
Sayenko Kharenko and Latham & Watkins have advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole, J.P. Morgan, and Natixis on the USD 300 million 7-year 6.75 percent Eurobond issue by Kernel. The issuance was coupled with a tender offer to the holders of Kernel’s existing USD 500 million 5-year 8.75 percent Eurobond due in 2022. Avellum advised Kernel on Ukrainian aspects of the issuance, with Linklaters reportedly advising on matters of English and US law, Arendt & Medernach on Luxembourg law, and Borel & Barbey on Swiss law.
Ilyashev & Partners has successfully represented China's J.S. Corrugating Machinery Co., Ltd. in its request that Ukraine's Supreme Court enforce an arbitral award issued on its behalf by the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission for the recovery of over USD 5 million from Ukrainian debtor South Cardboard LLC.