Konnov & Sozanovsky acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to NFI Empik Media & Fashion in the acquisition by Smyk company

30.04.2007

Konnov & Sozanovsky, First Law Internationalís exclusive partner law firm in Ukraine, in conjunction with the law firm Linklaters, acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to FLIís client NFI Empik Media & Fashion in the acquisition by Smyk company, an affiliated structure of  NFI Polish corporation, of a controlling share ownership of the well-known Kinderland shops for children and mothers.

After closing of the transaction, re-branding followed and at present moment this network of shops, now named Smyk, has significantly expanded its presence in Ukraine.

Konnov & Sozanovsky prepared the package of corporate documents including agreements at Ukrainian and Cypriot levels. In particular, Konnov & Sozanovsky drafted loan agreements; obtained merger clearance of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and provided legal assistance on the transaction closing, including drafting and review of a number of various agreements.