Experience is everything in the real estate and construction practice. Our specialist legal team has vast experience in acquisitions and sales of real estate, mergers and acquisitions in the sector, financing, and development transactions. Chambers Europe recently recommended Roman Kostenko who heads our real estate and construction practice, as a leading real estate practitioner in Ukraine and a "bright lawyer who brings a solid reputation" to the firm.
In addition to our expertise in these general matters, we are well known for our innovative solutions to complex legal problems ranging from real estate investment funds up to restructuring in the real estate business. We provide a full range of legal services in real estate and construction.
We have advised a number of major players in Ukrainian real estate and construction:
Meyer Bergman on an acquisition project Kyiv - our partners provided post-purchase refinancing support and legal counsel;
The Austrian investment and development company, Meinl European Land, on the sale of shares to Citigroup and Gazit-Globe, an Israeli real estate investment company. Our services included due diligence of the company's subsidiaries in Ukraine;
Akron Beleggingen Nederland 12 BV in obtaining clearance of the Ukrainian competition authority for the acquisition of shares in Baltic Development LLC (Ukraine);
Hypo Real Estate Bank International AG regarding the loan to a Ukrainian subsidiary of a multinational logistics partnership to finance the development of the Chaika Warehouse Centre in Kyiv;
Our partners also advised on the multimillion sale of the Artyom Centre, which was the first investment sale on the Ukrainian real estate market.