INTEGRITES is delighted to announce the joining of Illya Tkachuk and Igor Krasovskiy as Partners responsible for Corporate and M&A and Banking&Finance practices respectively. Before INTEGRITES, they have both served as local Partners at Jeantet’s Kyiv office.
Illya and Igor are joining INTEGRITES with their team to continue working together on further development and strengthening of their practice areas within the firm.
In particular, Illya will be focused on assisting clients on M&A transactions in CIS region and advising clients on structuring of their business activity in Ukraine.
Igor will be primarily focused on project finance, syndicated and secured loans, commodity and structured finance as well as regulatory issues.
Without any doubts, their international experience as well as strong expertise, proactive approach and high standards will be a valuable asset for the firm and help to achieve the main goal – being the #1 legal advisor for clients.
Illya Tkachuk has over 12 years’ experience and specializes in advising on investment projects, cross-border transactions, corporate and M&A, foreign investments, securities, as well as compliance and labour law.
He has been involved in the structuring and implementation of investment projects for big international groups in agricultural, mineral resources, manufacture and other sectors. Also, Illya assisted foreign and Ukrainian clients on numerous M&A transactions. Finally, he also has extensive experience in start-up companies, setting up of joint ventures, corporate restructuring, securities, as well as contract-related and labour matters.
Illya’s industrial expertise includes energy and natural resources, agrifood and retail.
Igor Krasovskiy has experience across a broad range of finance transactions in emerging economies having acted for the full spectrum of multilateral financial institutions, high yield lenders, project sponsors and blue chip borrowers in complex project, acquisition and structured financings. His experience also covers debt restructuring, high profile disputes, banking regulations and insolvency.
Among his key clients are high-yield lenders, project sponsors, IFIs, ECAs and blue-chip borrowers in the industrial, agriculture, telecommunications and energy sectors.
Both Igor Krasovskiy and Illya Tkachuk are highly praised on international and local markets and recommended by the leading legal guides as Chambers, IFLR 1000, The Legal 500, Who is Who Legal and Ukrainian law firms in their practice areas.
Dr. Oleksiy Feliv, Managing Partner: I’m very happy to welcome Illya, Igor and the team in INTEGRITES family. In reality it is more a reunion than joining of new partners as major part of our INTEGRIES team have successfully worked together being part of Gide Loyrette Nouel. We know each other very well and there are many clients which we have been advising in parallel before. So, for our clients it will be even more efficient advice from one hand and INTEGRITES will profit from the high caliber professionals. Joining of the new team with international legal background corresponds to the INTEGRITES strategy of becoming a strong regional partner for international business.
Illya Tkachuk: INTEGRITES is one of the most dynamic firms in CIS region and we are glad to join such prominent team. We believe that our experience will accomplish the existing practices and we will be able to deliver a wide range of legal services to our clients.
Igor Krasovskiy: I am very proud to join INTEGRITES which is ideally positioned in the market and has highly regarded specialist teams to serve the growing needs of our clients. The combination of our experience in project finance and experience of INTEGRITES in large scale energy projects allows us to offer our clients a unique support on all aspects of project finance in renewable energy