fbpx
Size of letters 1x
Site color
Image
Additionally
Line height
Letter spacing
Font
Embedded items (videos, maps, etc.)
 

PwC Legal Ukraine and Linklaters advised Guala Closures S.p.A. on the issue of bonds for EUR 455 m

13/ 11/ 2018
  PwC Legal Ukraine and Linklaters have successfully advised Guala Closures S.p.A. on the issue of international bonds for EUR 455 m maturing in 2024 and listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. PwC Legal Ukraine worked alongside Linklaters UK and Italy offices on Ukrainian law related matters, while Linklaters was the lead legal advisor to Guala Closures S.p.A. on the bonds issue.   Scope of work provided by PwC Legal Ukraine among others included adviсe in connection with the pledge of participatory shares of Ukrainian group company as a collateral for the bonds issue. The distinctiveness of such a work included issuing legal opinions (on the pledgor’s good standing and collateral grant opinion on the validity and enforceability of the pledge agreement). The issue of a legal opinion in commercial transactions is an unconventional practice in Ukraine due to inherent differences in legal systems, which requires sufficient drafters’ sophistication and foreign law exposure and is typically associated with higher standards of responsibility before the client and beneficiaries of the opinion.    Also, firm’s attorneys have contributed to the bonds issue offering memorandum from Ukrainian law standpoint (e.g., currency regulations, enforceability of pledge, etc), as well as revised the participatory share pledge agreement. The PwC Legal Ukraine team was led by Oleksandra Kostrytsia (Head of Transactions) under the supervision of Alexey Katasonov (Partner, Corporate and M&A). It was comprised of senior associates Artur Chepenko and Nadiya Nazarchuk. PwC Legal Ukraine has had a long standing business relationship with Guala Closures Group acting as a primary legal advisor in Ukraine since 2012. *** Attorneys Association PwC Legal Ukraine brings together 35 legal experts with solid experience in local and international legislation with the aim to help Ukrainian and international businesses to become more competitive and grow on international markets while remaining transparent and ethical. The firm is a member of the largest professional network of 3500 lawyers across 90 countries. In 2018, Actaris Global Alternative Brand Index recognized PwC Legal as “strongest Global Alternative Legal Brand”. Guala Closures S.p.A. is an Italian based multinational market leader in the production of non-refillable and aluminium closures for spirits, wine, water and beverages, food and pharmaceuticals. The company operates in five continents, with 25 production facilities and a commercial structure present in more than 100 countries, including Ukraine. Linklaters is a multinational law firm headquartered in London. It is a member of the Magic Circle of elite British law firms. It currently employs over 2,000 lawyers across 29 offices in 20 countries.

PwC Legal Ukraine and Linklaters have successfully advised Guala Closures S.p.A. on the issue of international bonds for EUR 455 m maturing in 2024 and listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

PwC Legal Ukraine worked alongside Linklaters UK and Italy offices on Ukrainian law related matters, while Linklaters was the lead legal advisor to Guala Closures S.p.A. on the bonds issue.  

Scope of work provided by PwC Legal Ukraine among others included adviсe in connection with the pledge of participatory shares of Ukrainian group company as a collateral for the bonds issue. The distinctiveness of such a work included issuing legal opinions (on the pledgor’s good standing and collateral grant opinion on the validity and enforceability of the pledge agreement). The issue of a legal opinion in commercial transactions is an unconventional practice in Ukraine due to inherent differences in legal systems, which requires sufficient drafters’ sophistication and foreign law exposure and is typically associated with higher standards of responsibility before the client and beneficiaries of the opinion.   

Also, firm’s attorneys have contributed to the bonds issue offering memorandum from Ukrainian law standpoint (e.g., currency regulations, enforceability of pledge, etc), as well as revised the participatory share pledge agreement.

The PwC Legal Ukraine team was led by Oleksandra Kostrytsia (Head of Transactions) under the supervision of Alexey Katasonov (Partner, Corporate and M&A). It was comprised of senior associates Artur Chepenko and Nadiya Nazarchuk.

PwC Legal Ukraine has had a long standing business relationship with Guala Closures Group acting as a primary legal advisor in Ukraine since 2012.

***

Attorneys Association PwC Legal Ukraine brings together 35 legal experts with solid experience in local and international legislation with the aim to help Ukrainian and international businesses to become more competitive and grow on international markets while remaining transparent and ethical. The firm is a member of the largest professional network of 3500 lawyers across 90 countries. In 2018, Actaris Global Alternative Brand Index recognized PwC Legal as “strongest Global Alternative Legal Brand”.

Guala Closures S.p.A. is an Italian based multinational market leader in the production of non-refillable and aluminium closures for spirits, wine, water and beverages, food and pharmaceuticals. The company operates in five continents, with 25 production facilities and a commercial structure present in more than 100 countries, including Ukraine.

Linklaters is a multinational law firm headquartered in London. It is a member of the “Magic Circle” of elite British law firms. It currently employs over 2,000 lawyers across 29 offices in 20 countries.

If you have found a spelling error, please, notify us by selecting that text and pressing Ctrl+Enter.

Start
in the Telegram bot
Read articles. Share in social networks
0 Shares

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: