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Aequo and Dentons Advise on Acquisition of Billa Supermarkets by Novus Ukraine

Aequo and Dentons Advise on Acquisition of Billa Supermarkets by Novus Ukraine

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Aequo has advised Novus Ukraine on the acquisition of the Billa supermarket chain in Ukraine from the REWE Group. Dentons in Kyiv advised the seller on the deal, which remains subject to approval by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.

According to Aequo, “Novus has been developing a retail chain in Ukraine since 2009. Novus currently operates a network of 46 stores in Ukraine, on an area of 220,000 square meters.”

The Austrian chain Billa set up shop in Ukraine in 2000, and currently runs 35 stores in the country.

Aequo’s team included Partners Anna Babych and Sergey Denisenko, Counsels Oksana Krasnokutskaya and Michael Lukashenko, Senior Associates Mykhaylo Soroka and Yevgen Blok, and Associates Mariia Derechina, Anna Konovalova, Oleksandr Zubrytskyi, Yevheniia Chernetsova, and Anna Yarega.

Dentons’s team consisted of Partners Adam Mycyk and Oleg Batyuk, Counsels Anna Tkachenko and Oksana Horban, Senior Associates Natalia Levchuk, Roman Mehedynyuk, and Oksana Franko, Tax Advisor Valeria Tarasenko, and Associates Oleksandra Piskun and Viktor Marchan.

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