Investment and strategy advice

Market Entry Strategy for UCG Developer (2011-2012) – strategy advice to the leading international developer of underground coal gasification projects, assessment of potential partners in Ukraine, introductions and support during negotiations, drafting MoU and project implementation plan, advice on legal and regulatory issues.

Market Entry Strategy for Wind Farm Developer (2010-2011) – strategy advice to international developer related to implementation of wind farm projects in Ukraine, origination of projects, assessment of their development status and quality, exploring opportunities for alliance with local partners, analysis of risks and options for their mitigation.

Market Entry Strategy for Energy Trader (209-2011) – strategy and legal advice to leading international commodities trader, review of specifics of the Ukrainian electricity market, licensing and tariff setting, supporting negotiations with the Ukrainian partners regarding electricity export to CEE countries, drafting electricity purchase-sale agreement and related transaction documents, supervision of electricity scheduling and delivery.

Market Entry Strategy for EPC Contractor (2009-2010) – strategy advice to international EPC contractor related to participation in the construction of wind farms in Ukraine, assessment of ongoing and planned projects, survey of the market for construction materials, identification of potential subcontractors among local construction companies, review of licensing requirements, advice on legal and regulatory aspects.

Alliance with Local Partner to Develop Renewable Energy Plant (2008) – strategy advice to international developer related to alliance with local partners for implementation of the “green field” renewable generation project, identification of risks and benefits, pre-screening of potential partners.

Attraction of Investments for Construction of Dniester Hydro Pumped Storage Plant (1998-2005) – structuring investment project on construction of Dniester HPSP, drafting power purchase agreement with the Wholesale Electricity Market and investment agreement with the State Property Fund, preparation of investment memorandum, negotiations with international investors and lenders.

Evaluation of Investment Opportunities in the Energy Sector of Ukraine (1999-2002) – preparation of information memorandums on power distribution companies under privatization and ongoing investment projects on construction and rehabilitation of power generating capacities, pre-screening of possible acquisition targets.

Construction of Dobrotvir Thermal Power Plant-2 (1998-1999) – structuring investment project, preparation of pre-feasibility study and investment memorandum, organizing negotiations with investors and lenders.