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Corporate/M&A Law Firm in Ukraine

We cover every area of Corporate/M&A Law.

Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. With over 25 years’ experience in Central and Eastern Europe, we are the preferred M&A adviser to corporates and financial institutions, and have topped the deal tables by volume for a number of consecutive years. With domestic experts and English law practitioners on the ground in 15 offices across the region, we can mobilise international specialist teams quickly to manage your cross-border transactions.

We add value by thinking and acting beyond our traditional role to secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Whether a global multinational group or a dynamic domestic business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations.

Our cross-border teams include experts in sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, technology and media. This means we can save time and money by understanding your specific issues, providing advice within context and pinpointing the commercial issues and risks in your transaction.

Our first-rate corporate team in Ukraine works on the most sizeable cross-border transactions in Ukraine, throughout Europe and beyond. We are the only law firm in the country with an international private equity team, staffed locally by an English- and Austrian-qualified lawyers dedicated to private equity, and transactional work.


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06/02/2024
Employment issues in M&A transactions in Ukraine
A. Share Deal I. Obligations of the purchaser 1. Check whether: any individual employment agreements (contracts), an effective collective bargaining agreement or internal regulations exist at the target...
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25/01/2024
Emerging Europe M&A Report 2023/2024
Despite geopolitical tensions, fears of recession and strong inflationary pressures across the EU, as well as the fiscal tightening needed to contain them, M&A in the CEE region has remained reasonably buoyant. Findings from the CMS Emer­ging Europe M&A 2023/24 report, published in cooperation with EMIS, demonstrate the resilience of the Emerging Europe deals market as activity holds firm against a backdrop of geopolitical tensions and strong inflationary pressures. Welcome to the 2023/24 edition of the Emerging Europe report.
18/12/2023
CEE M&A Outlook: Steady As She Goes
Published on CEE Legal Matters | 12 December 2023
13/09/2023
Turning the Corner? CMS European M&A Outlook 2024
We are pleased to share with you the 2024 edition of the European M&A Outlook, published by CMS in association with Mergermarket.
30/05/2023
CMS advises EBRD on 35% investment in Ukraine industrial park project
International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has assisted the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on its acquisition of 35% of the shares in the Lviv M10 industrial park...
13/04/2023
CMS series: At CEEnter stage
Our engaging podcast and video series, "At CEEntre Stage," is a valuable resource for professionals and legal advisors seeking in-depth insights into various Corporate and M&A topics. Our series caters to diverse businesses in Central and Eastern Europe, providing comprehensive coverage of the ongoing challenges they face.Half-hour moderated discussions with legal experts and industry leaders allow us to gain valuable insights into their vision for the future, the challenges they face, and ways to improve their businesses. We also provide guidance on navigating legal complexities and avoiding potential traps, ensuring our listeners receive contextualized insights into the region's distinctive business landscape and regulatory environment.Our comprehensive coverage of various industries and their ongoing challenges makes "At CEEntre Stage" an essential resource for staying ahead of the curve in today's fast-paced economy. The podcast covers relevant Corporate and M&A topics from W&I insurances, FDI to ESOP, joint ventures, financing and ESG.Tune in to "At CEEntre Stage" today and stay informed on the latest insights and trends in the world of corporate law and M&A.
22/03/2023
CMS European M&A Study 2023
The CMS Corporate/M&A Group is pleased to launch the 15th edition of the European M&A Study
30/01/2023
Emerging Europe M&A Report 2022/2023
The year 2022 started with various challenges, including rising inflation and energy prices. Then the Russian invasion of Ukraine added yet another one. Nonetheless, the M&A market in emerging European countries proved to be extremely resilient. The region saw M&A activity maintain a steady pace, though deal values were notably lower. Also, variations could be observed across territories and sectors. While 2022 brought a unique set of challenges, dealmaking largely compared favourably to pre-pandemic levels.Welcome to the 2022/23 edition of the Emerging Europe report.
27/01/2023
Ukraine temporarily cancels electronic auctions in ProZorro e-procurement...
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine temporarily cancelled electronic auctions in the ProZorro system through Resolution No. 1495 of 30 December 2022 because of the constant shelling of nation's energy...
13/10/2022
Law and regulation of private placement of common stock in Ukraine
1. Prospectus requirement Offer to the public.Admission to trading on a regulated market (stock exchange). 2. Prospectus exemptions Key exemptions Offer to the publicQualified Investors.Less than 150...
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29/09/2022
Boom & Gloom? CMS European M&A Outlook 2023
We are pleased to share with you the 2023 edition of the European M&A Outlook published by CMS in association with Mergermarket.
23/08/2022
Restructuring and insolvency law in Ukraine
1. What is the primary legislation governing insolvency and restructuring proceedings in your jurisdiction? The primary legislative acts governing insolvency and restructuring proceedings in Ukraine...
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