CMS has advised the TIS Group on English and Ukrainian law aspects of a joint venture involving DP World's entry into Ukraine.
As part of the transaction, DP World agreed to acquire control of TIS Container Terminal Ukraine, the deepest and most technologically advanced container terminal in Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Yuzhnyi.
CMS's team was led by Partner Tetyana Dovgan and Managing Partner Graham Conlon and included Partner Olga Belyakova, Counsel Olga Shenk, Senior Associate Nataliya Nakonechna, Associates Mariana Saienko, Vitalii Mainarovych, Mykola Heletiy, Oleksandr Sytnyk, and Vladyslav Kurylko, Lawyer Diana Pysarenko, and Trainee Denys Hatseniuk, as well as Amsterdam-based Senior Attorney Christian Delgado.
Editor's Note: After this article was published, Marchenko Partners announced that it had advised DP World on the deal. The firm's team included Partners Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko and Roman Shulyar, Senior Associate Sviatoslav Henyk, and Associates Ruslan Yurchenko, Alexander Poznyakov, and Bogdan Burlaka.
Subsequently, on June 12, 2020, CMS reported that the deal had successfully closed.