May 2018 – Kinstellar has advised the Swiss-based MET Group in connection with obtaining the merger control and concerted practices clearances from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for the acquisition of 98.99% of the registered capital and voting rights in the Hungarian company Tigáz Zrt from the Italian oil & gas giant Eni.

The deal, which is one of the largest M&A transactions in the natural gas sector in CEE in 2017, was closed in April 2018 upon regulatory approvals.

MET Group is an innovative group of companies active in the European natural gas, power and oil markets.

Kinstellar’s team in Ukraine was led by Mykyta Nota, Counsel, with significant support from Associates Yulia Eismont and Daryna Ushchapivska.