Nataliya Kovalyova is a Senior Associate in the Antitrust practice.
Nataliya has wide experience in competition law, including direct involvement in several complicated landmark M&A transactions relating to Ukraine.
She specialises in merger control, and has a long track record of advising multinational and Ukrainian companies on Ukrainian merger control and concerted practices requirements, as well as various antitrust issues including the analysis of vertical restraints, and abuse of dominance.
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Her experience includes advising:
- GE Capital, the financial services division of General Electric Company, on obtaining merger clearance in connection with the USD3.6 billion sale of the PK AirFinance aviation lending business to Apollo Global Management and Athene Holding Ltd
- Saudi Basic Industries Corporation on obtaining merger clearance in Ukraine for the USD69.9 billion sale of 70% of its shares to Saudi Arabian Oil Company, which was the largest ever transaction in the Middle East
- Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CPF) on obtaining merger clearance in Ukraine for the acquisition of the entire share capital of HyLife Investments Ltd by CPF Canada Holdings Corp., a subsidiary of CPF
- Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company on obtaining merger clearances for the USD1.2 billion acquisition of certain legal entities and assets of Mriya Agro Holding, one of the largest agro-industrial holdings in Ukraine, and among the most anticipated and complex transactions in Ukraine’s agribusiness sector
- CVC, one of the leading global investment funds, on obtaining merger and concerted practices clearances for the EUR3.03 billion acquisition of Recordati, an international pharmaceuticals group
- one of the leading North American financial holding companies on obtaining merger and concerted practices clearances for the acquisition of two leading insurance companies in Ukraine
- one of the leading global investment funds on obtaining merger control and concerted practices clearances for the USD926 million acquisition of the packaging machinery business of a leading global engineering and technology company
- one of the world’s leading integrated energy corporations on compliance with the Ukrainian competition law requirements of its distribution and trademark licensing agreements
- a leading international group, providing food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, on obtaining merger clearance for the acquisition of joint control over a company that operates a new deep-sea grain export terminal on the Black Sea coast in Ukraine. The clearance was granted for three years (unprecedented for the AMC practice)