Sayenko Kharenko acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to joint lead managers J.P. Morgan Securities plc and ING Bank N.V., London Branch, in connection with the cash tender offer with respect to U.S. USD 750 million 8.25 per cent notes due 2020 and the issue of new USD 500 million 7.75 per cent notes due 2024 by MHP S.A. MHP is one of the leading agro-industrial companies in Ukraine, focusing on the production of poultry and cultivation of grain.

This is the second corporate bond issuance of the year from Ukraine, following the debut Eurobond issue by Kernel in January 2017.

Sayenko Kharenko’s team was led by senior associate Iryna Bakina and associate Olga Kyriusha under the general supervision of partner Nazar Chernyavsky. The transaction team also included senior associates Oleg Klymchuk and Maria Tsabal, and associates Oksana Andronyk and Taras Shyb.


Sayenko Kharenko enjoys global reputation as a leading Ukrainian law firm with an internationally oriented full-service practice. The firm’s leading market position builds on continuous excellence of its highly specialized practice teams. In 2017, Sayenko Kharenko collected three of the most prestigious professional excellence country awards, more specifically, Law Firm of the Year by each of IFLR European Awards, Who’s Who Legal Awards and Legal Awards.

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