27 May 2014
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine advises on the acquisition of Agel Enterprises

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Richmont Holdings, a private equity fund, on the acquisition of Agel Enterprises, a nutritional supplement supplier.

EPAP Ukraine provided full scope legal support on the Ukrainian part of the deal, including deal structuring, preparation and negotiation of transactional documents, and general advice on the Ukrainian law matters. The Firm’s antitrust team also assisted with merger control matters.

Baker Botts L.L.P. (USA, Texas) acted as global lead counsel for Richmont Holdings coordinating with 15 other Lex Mundi member firms.

Richmont Holdings is a Texas based private, family-owned company, whose business includes direct capital investments in operating companies, investment vehicles, as well as active and passive investments in which it provide capital, resources or both to support the growth of innovative business opportunities.

Founded in 2005 and based in Utah, Agel offers a line of nutritional gel supplement products in over 55 countries around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and USA.

The Firm’s team was led by partner Oksana Ilchenko and included counsel Oleg Boichuk, associates Natalia Spiridonova and Yuriy Volovnik.