Konnov & Sozanovsky advises the Star Media Russian-Ukrainian group of companies on restructuring


Konnov & Sozanovsky advised the film industry’s Star Media Russian-Ukrainian group of companies in a major  restructuring scheme. This group of companies specializes in the production and distribution of television products in different formats - TV series, short stories, broadcasts, and films. The group includes Ukrainian and Russian companies, the number of which has been growing continuously. The client was advised in Ukraine by Yevgeniya Derbal, Senior Associate and head of the Tax Law Department of Konnov & Sozanovsky.

In the Russian Federation, Konnov & Sozanovsky also provided legal support for the creation of a new legal entity within the corporate group, Star Media Distribution Ltd. In Russia, the client was advised by Natalia Biryukova, head of Konnov & Sozanovsky’s Moscow office.