Sayenko Kharenko has acted as Ukrainian legal counsel to Crédit Agricole, J.P. Morgan and Natixis, the joint lead managers of a USD 300 million 7-year 6.75 percent Eurobond issue by Kernel. The issuance was coupled with a tender offer to the holders of Kernel’s existing USD 500 million 5-year 8.75 percent Eurobond due in 2022.
Kernel is the world’s largest producer and exporter of sunflower oil and a leading supplier of agricultural products from the Black Sea region to global markets. Kernel supplies its products to more than 80 countries.
Sayenko Kharenko’s team was led by partner Igor Lozenko and included associates Denis Nakonechnyi, Oles Trachuk, Vira Pankiv, Vladyslava Mitsai, Sofiia-Mariia Kuzminska and junior associate Oleksandr Motin.