EPAP Ukraine has been once again distinguished among the country’s leading law firms in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A by IFLR1000 2017.

According to the Guide, “Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has a good financial and corporate practice in Kyiv, recognised for securities work in addition to banking and M&A”.

Partners Oksana Ilchenko and Roman Stepanenko are also acknowledged as market leaders in their respective fields.

Within Banking & Finance category, the Guide notes that EPAP’s Ukraine “significant work included advising a foreign lender on restructuring a bilateral facility it had extended to a Ukrainian bank, and helping two other international banks with restructuring pre-export facilities which had been provided to a large Ukrainian industrial group”.

The Firm’s Corporate and M&A practice is traditionally ranked among the best in Ukraine. IFLR1000 comments that EPAP Ukraine “advises clients on the local aspects of larger intentional transactions”, mentioning “the advice to Apax on its acquisition of Infopulse”.

IFLR1000 is the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. Its rankings are based on the recommendations of in-house counsel at the world's most prominent financial institutions and companies, as well as the leading lawyers, attorneys and solicitors in each legal market it covers.