Arzinger acted as a legal advisor to STADA, an international company headquartered in Bad Vilbel, Germany, in the acquisition of a non-plasma pharmaceutical business from Biopharma. Mr. Kostyantyn Yefymenko, Managing Partner of Biopharma, noted that it was the strategic investor’s first investment in the pharmaceutical industry in the history of Ukraine and the first European investment in the Ukrainian economy since 2014.
STADA’s CEO Peter Goldschmidt commented: "We see great potential in the Ukrainian market. With this acquisition, we will become an important player in the Ukrainian pharmaceutical market with strong local production".
The team of Arzinger that worked on the project included Partner and Head of Corporate Law practice and M&A Anna Zorya, Counsel Oleksander Dyakulych, Senior Associate Tetyana Slabko, Associates Maria Dmytruk, Tetyana Drok and Edem Mensitov.