Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

Kinstellar advises the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank on a guarantee programme supporting SMEs in Bulgaria  

December 2021 – Kinstellar has advised the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) on its “Framework Agreement for Pandemic Crisis Response Programme” that will be implemented together with the National Guarantee Fund (NGF).

New law on payment services will change the rules of the game for payment services in Ukraine

December 2021 – At the end of June 2021, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the Law of Ukraine "On Payment Services" (the "Law"), which aims to modernise the payment infrastructure in Ukraine, make the payment services market more transparent and open...

Renowned Capital Markets expert Müfit Arapoglu joins Gen Temizer Özer, Kinstellar’s office in Istanbul, as Partner

December 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Müfit Arapoğlu has joined the Istanbul office as a Partner and Head of the local Capital Markets practice.

Kinstellar advises the joint-lead managers on the USD 700 million debut Eurobond of Uzbekneftegaz

November 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that our team in Taskent has advised the joint-lead managers—Bank GPB, Citi, J.P. Morgan and MUFG—on the debut USD-denominated Eurobond, with a tenor of seven years, of the Uzbek state-owned oil...

Kinstellar advises the joint lead managers on the debut, USD 500 million bond issue by Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund, Samruk-Kazyna

November 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that our team in Almaty has advised Citibank, MUFG, UBS Investment Bank and VTB Capital, as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, on the successful USD 500 million bond issue (2% notes due in 2026)...

Kinstellar advises consortium of banks on a second high-yield bonds offering by Canpack

October 2021 – Kinstellar has advised a consortium of banks including Citigroup Global Markets Europe AG, HSBC Bank plc, ING Bank N.V., BNP Paribas, CaixaBank S.A. and Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A. on the Romanian law aspects of the...

Kinstellar advises VF Ukraine on consent solicitation proposal

October 2021 – Kinstellar’s Kyiv office has acted as a legal advisor to Private Joint Stock Company "VF Ukraine" ("VF Ukraine") on a consent solicitation in respect of the outstanding USD500 million 6.20% loan participation notes due 2025 (the “Notes”)...

Kinstellar strengthens its team in Uzbekistan with the appointment of Sherzod Yunusov as Partner

October 2021 – Kinstellar is delighted to announce that Sherzod Yunusov has joined the firm’s Tashkent office as Partner. His joining the firm bolsters our team’s capabilities in Uzbekistan and particularly our expertise in the energy and infrastructure...

Kinstellar strengthens its Serbian practice with new Partner Petar Kojdić

October 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Petar Kojdić has joined Kinstellar as a Partner and Head of the firm’s Banking & Finance practice in Belgrade.

Kinstellar strengthens its Capital Markets team with new Counsel in Almaty

September 2021 – Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Pavel Kornilov has joined its Almaty office as a Counsel.