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Tetyana Dovgan

Partner
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Contact
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
6th Floor, 38 Volodymyrska Street
01054 Kyiv
Ukraine
Languages Ukrainian, English, Russian

Tetyana Dovgan is a Corporate/M&A Partner in the Kyiv office of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, as well as a member of the wider CMS international private equity team.

Tetyana advises local and international clients on complex JVs, corporate restructurings, private equity and M&A transactions in Ukraine, across the CEE/CIS region and beyond, focusing on infrastructure, agriculture, IT and banking.  She has led some of the highest-profile English law-governed deals in Ukraine, advising on all aspects of these transactions from on the ground in Kyiv.  Tetyana also advises on general corporate matters, corporate finance and securities.

Tetyana is ranked by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Who is Who Legal, Best Lawyers and other major international and local legal directories.

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Tetyana Dovgan is a guru of Ukrainian M&A. Her vast experience in this area, combined with persistence and diligence, guarantee success for the client.

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[Tetyana is] “extremely commercial in her approach” and “very efficient in terms of execution”

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Relevant experience

  • TIS Group (the owners of the largest private port in Ukraine) on a major joint venture transaction which brought DP World to Ukraine for the first time
  • Discovery Life Sciences on the acquisition of East West Biopharma, a Ukraine-based human bio-specimen solutions organisation
  • Acciona Energía on a joint venture transaction with UDP Renewables, a leading investment and development company in the Ukrainian renewable energy industry, in relation to three solar power plants in Ukraine
  • EBRD, AB Invalda INVL and Horizon Capital on their acquisition of a 41.09% stake in B.C. Moldova Agroindbank S.A, Moldova’s largest commercial bank, at an auction held by Moldova’s Public Property Agency
  • SD Capital on a major joint venture transaction which brought P&O Maritime to Ukraine for the first time
  • MV Cargo on the USD 100 million joint venture with Cargill for the construction of a new grain terminal in Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Yuzhni
  • Horizon Capital on the acquisition and subsequent sale of Ciklum, a leading global software engineering and solutions company, to George Soros's Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund LP
  • Horizon Capital and Zubr Capital on the sale of MTBank, the largest privately owned bank in Belarus
  • On the acquisition of RBS’s business in Kazakhstan
  • EBRD on the acquisition of a minority stake in Zabka, one of Poland's leading food retailers
  • EBRD on its exit from Cantik in Ukraine
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Education

2006 – Master of Laws (with distinction), Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
2004 – Bachelor of Laws (with distinction), Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Kyiv, Ukraine

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30/10/2018
CMS ad­vises on high-pro­file ac­quis­i­tion of a stake in Mol­dova’s largest...
CMS in Ky­iv is pleased to an­nounce that it has ad­vised the EBRD and private equity firms AB In­valda IN­VL and Ho­ri­zon Cap­it­al (the "con­sor­ti­um") on their ac­quis­i­tion of a 41.09% stake in B.C. Mol­dova Agroind­bank...
26/03/2015
CMS ad­vises Ho­ri­zon Cap­it­al and Zubr Cap­it­al on the sale of MT­Bank in Be­larus
CMS Ky­iv ac­ted for Ho­ri­zon Cap­it­al and Zubr Cap­it­al in re­la­tion to the sale of MT­Bank, the largest private bank in Be­larus and one of the fast­est grow­ing banks in the coun­try. Ho­ri­zon Cap­it­al and Zubr...
01/04/2015
CMS ad­vises on the ac­quis­i­tion of RBS’s busi­ness in­terests in Kaza­kh­stan
CMS has ad­vised Ori­f­jan Shadi­yev, a prom­in­ent busi­ness­man and own­er of Cap­it­al Bank Kaza­kh­stan, on the ac­quis­i­tion of RBS’s busi­ness in Kaza­kh­stan (RBSK). The sale is sub­ject to ap­prov­al by the Na­tion­al...

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02/07/2021
Ukraine up­dates re­quire­ments for in­form­a­tion dis­clos­ure on UBOs and own­er­ship...
On 11 June 2021, Or­der No 163 “On Ap­prov­al of the Reg­u­la­tions on the Form and Con­tent of the Own­er­ship Struc­ture” was pub­lished by the Ukrain­i­an Min­istry of Fin­ance. The Or­der es­tab­lishes the form...
12/04/2021
The Ukrain­i­an Par­lia­ment un­blocks large-scale privat­isa­tion
On 30 March 2021, the Ukrain­i­an Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted Draft Law No. 4543, which un­blocks auc­tion sales of state-owned com­pan­ies and as­sets that are sub­ject to large-scale privat­isa­tion. As we re­por­ted earli­er...
06/04/2021
Ukraine: Tax in­cent­ives for large in­vest­ment pro­jects enter in­to force
On 28 March 2021, the Law No 1293 On Amend­ment of Tax Code of Ukraine on Spe­cif­ics of Busi­nesses Im­ple­ment­ing In­vest­ment Pro­jects with Large In­vest­ments in Ukraine (the “Tax In­cent­ives Law”) entered...
15/03/2021
Ukraine to in­tro­duce FDI screen­ing mech­an­ism in stra­tegic sec­tors
On 3 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the Draft Law of Ukraine No. 5011 “On For­eign In­vest­ment in Leg­al En­tit­ies of Stra­tegic Im­port­ance for Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity of Ukraine” (the “Draft Law”) was re­gistered in the...
23/02/2021
Ukraine re­sumes large-scale privat­isa­tion
Large-scale privat­isa­tion in Ukraine took a hit as a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and was tem­por­ar­ily sus­pen­ded in March 2020 as a quar­ant­ine meas­ure.  On 4 Feb­ru­ary 2021, the draft law No. 4543...
30/12/2020
Ukraine in­tro­duces state sup­port for large in­vest­ment pro­jects
On 17 Decem­ber 2020, the Ukrain­i­an Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted the draft law No. 3760 On State Sup­port for In­vest­ment Pro­jects with Large In­vest­ments in Ukraine (the “Law”).  The Law was sub­mit­ted to the...
28/07/2020
Ukraine to in­tro­duce en­hanced state sup­port for large in­vest­ment pro­jects
On 21 Ju­ly 2020, the Ukrain­i­an Par­lia­ment passed in the first read­ing the draft law No. 3760 On State Sup­port for In­vest­ment Pro­jects with Large In­vest­ments (the “Draft Law”), which was sub­mit­ted...
01/07/2020
Sign­ing with e-sig­na­ture in CEE
Di­git­al­isa­tion af­fects all as­pects of a busi­ness’s op­er­a­tions, in­clud­ing con­tracts, in­tern­al doc­u­ment­a­tion and em­ploy­ment re­la­tion­ships. The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has cre­ated the need for con­tact­less and...
12/06/2020
CMS as­sists TIS Group in suc­cess­ful clos­ing of land­mark trans­ac­tion mark­ing...
CMS Ky­iv is pleased to an­nounce that it has as­sisted TIS Group in the suc­cess­ful clos­ing of a joint ven­ture trans­ac­tion whereby DP World, one of the worlds’ largest port op­er­at­ors, entered Ukraine dir­ectly...
30/04/2020
CMS ad­vises Bank of Cyprus on post-com­ple­tion mat­ters fol­low­ing sale of...
CMS Ukraine has ad­vised the Bank of Cyprus on vari­ous post-com­ple­tion Ukrain­i­an law mat­ters fol­low­ing the sale of the Ukrain­i­an sub­si­di­ary of Bank of Cyprus and as­so­ci­ated debt to Alfa Group in 2014...
03/04/2020
Ukraine passes range of meas­ures in re­sponse to the coronavir­us crisis
As the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic con­tin­ues to spread around the world and the num­ber of con­firmed in­fec­tions in Ukraine reaches 669 (as of 1 April 2020), the Ukrain­i­an gov­ern­ment is push­ing for­ward on sev­er­al...
31/03/2020
Ukraine amends re­quire­ments for gen­er­al share­hold­er meet­ings and dis­clos­ures...
In re­sponse to es­cal­at­ing of the COV­ID-19 out­break, on 30 March 2020 the Ukrain­i­an Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted the Law "On Amend­ments to Cer­tain Le­gis­lat­ive Acts Aimed at En­sur­ing Ad­di­tion­al So­cial and Eco­nom­ic...