Corporate and M&A

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ArsLegem is a one of the regional leaders in mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. We have extensive experience of virtually all types of local and cross-border transactional work in a wide range of industries, representing a broad array of private and public companies, private equity firms, investment banks and other institutions and individuals in almost every type of M&A situation. Our lawyers are well known for their ability to structure sophisticated and high profile transactions and to provide innovative, practical and timely solutions to meet the clients’ objectives.

We assist our clients through all stages of a transaction, from preparing the business for sale or performing due diligence, to negotiating the sale-purchase agreement and coordinating the closing.

We also advise clients on matters related to corporate governance, modification of constituent documents and by-laws, distribution of dividends, and various issues related to minority shareholders, including introduction of the advanced measures against greenmailing, organised buy out of minority stakes, etc.


Clients benefit from our comprehensive experience across all corporate disciplines, including:

  • distressed M&A;
  • joint ventures and strategic alliances;
  • leveraged buyouts;
  • private equity;
  • recapitalizations;
  • spin-offs/split-offs;
  • tender offers;
  • legal due diligence;
  • corporate governance and compliance;
  • general corporate counselling;
  • setting up business presence and greenfield investments;
  • corporate restructuring;
  • insolvency/bankruptcy procedures;
  • data protection;
  • tax structuring and tax planning.


Recently ArsLegem’s lawyers under the lead of the firm’s partners Oleksandr Petrov and Roman Kolos advised the client on second during a year charter capital increase in the amount of UAH 5,085,569,021 (equivalent to approximately USD 180 million). During the emission ArsLegem supported...
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ArsLegem’s lawyers under the lead of the firm’s partners Oleksandr Petrov and Roman Kolos conducted legal due diligence of a large Ukrainian agricultural producer aimed at optimization of its corporate structure and compliance with competition law during the group’s formation and development....
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ArsLegem is proud to announce that its partner Roman Kolos was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the eighth edition of The Best Lawyers© in the practice areas of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law for Ukraine. Roman is now listed in Corporate and Mergers &...
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ArsLegem represented interests of international agro-industrial group active in Nothern, Cenrtal and Eastern Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, Central and Latin America. The project related to liquidation of one of the group’s Ukrainian subsidiaries in form of a limited liability company. The...
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ArsLegem’s lawyers under the lead of Oleksandr Petrov and Roman Kolos completed restructuring of one of the Ukrainian agriculture group of companies. The restructuring covered a number of jurisdictions. In addition to Ukrainian lawyers, the project involved lawyers from the Netherlands, Austria,...
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