AEQUO has advised foreign direct financing platform that is focused on secured, short to medium duration trade finance facilities on the Ukrainian law matters of granting a multimillion loan to GNT Group, a foreign group of companies that unites private providers of forwarding, stevedoring services, as well as services for the transshipment of bulk and general cargo.

It is the first lending transaction of the above financing platform in Ukraine and is notable for the type of security used. AEQUO lawyers assisted with the drafting and execution of the security, as well as conducted legal due diligence of the borrower's group of companies. Beyond the Ukrainian law, the project included English, United Arab Emirates and Cypriot law matters.

“Our team is very proud to have assisted the foreign financing platform in its first lending transaction in Ukraine and supporting Ukrainian agribusiness in the face of economic difficulties caused by the global pandemic of COVID-19”, comments Yulia Kyrpa.

AEQUO project team included counsel Bohdan Dmukhovskyy and associate Anna Potapova, who worked under the supervision of Yulia Kyrpa, partner and head of banking and finance practice group.