AEQUO Advised The Cropio Group on sale of its Business to Syngenta

05/ 09/ 2019

AEQUO has acted as legal counsel to The Cropio Group, an agriculture tech company, on sale of all its business to Syngenta, one of the world’s largest agricultural companies, employing 28,000 people across 90 countries.

The Cropio Group which was founded in 2014 has a presence in more than 50 countries and is focused primarily on Eastern Europe. Cropio will remain a standalone company, owned by Syngenta. Cropio provides farm management software, with about 10 million hectares of crops currently under management. The software provides imaging, record-keeping and equipment tracking functions.

AEQUO’s team provided comprehensive legal support to The Cropio Group with all matters of Ukrainian law, including structuring of the transaction, drafting and negotiating the transaction documentation and completion of the sale.

“We are grateful to the Cropio Group for the opportunity to be a part of this landmark transaction, which confirms investors’ interest in the Eastern European high-tech product-based companies,” comments Bohdan Dmukhovskyy, counsel, who led the AEQUO’s project team.

The AEQUO’s project team also included Mykhailo Soroka, senior associate, Glib Bukharin and Olesia Mashtaler, associates.

About the firm

AEQUO is an advanced industry-focused Ukrainian law firm made up of highly qualified, internationally recommended lawyers who work proactively to help their clients reach their business goals. Backed up by solid industry expertise and a thorough understanding of business we develop innovative strategies and provide efficient solutions to the most complex and challenging matters.

AEQUO provides integrated legal support in areas such as antitrust and competition, banking and finance law, intellectual property, corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, litigation and international arbitration, and capital markets.

The list of AEQUO’s representative clients includes leading Ukrainian and international companies and organizations, such as Agroprosperis, Apax Partners, Apollo, Bunge, DuPont, EBRD, European Commission, Google, Inditex Group, NCH Capital, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Samsung Electronics, Sandvik, Synthon, Tetra Laval, Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund, UniCredit Group, Vodafone Ukraine etc.

AEQUO has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by IFLR Europe Awards 2018, Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS by The Lawyer European Awards 2017 and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2019.

For additional information please contact Tatiana Bogila

Bogila@aequo.ua, +380 44 490 91 00

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