Verkhovodko & Partners



Practice area

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Verkhovodko & Partners is an active firm in Belarus with strength in banking and M&A. 

The firm has a strong project finance team and acts for lenders ranging from international financial institutions such as the Brazilian Development Bank, to corporate banks like Sberbank of Russia. The firm has advised on loans to clients in the aviation and rail sectors recently.  

During the research period, the firm has also acted on domestic M&A for sellers, and restructurings among other transactional work. 

Within the project development area the firm regularly assists on mandates within the energy, mining and transportation sectors. 

Recent Deal Data highlights  

  • Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus €100 million financing 
  • Sosedi acquisition of four Arvitfood supermarkets
  • Velcom acquisition of Aichyna Plus / Drive / Summit

Client feedback

"A very professional team, which is ready to study and support the project despite its difficulty." – Banking

"Everything was very quick and professional." – Banking

"We are fully satisfied." – Banking

"The law firm provides services at a high level. The strength is the knowledge and experience of the partners and lawyers of the company, the ability and desire to achieve their goals, and their sober assessment of the situation." – Capital markets: Equity

"Competent in different sectors of construction and production." – Project development

"Extremely competent in fields such as investment. Thorough understanding of the business makes strategical legal plans that bring the best possible results." – Project development

"High professional level, consistently high quality of services, extensive experience, creative and efficient in working with clients." – Project development

"Ready to help the client to solve any legal issues, with a systematic and flexible approach." – Project development

"Strong understanding of the main task and a clear way of finding arguments on how to achieve the main goal." – Project development

"The main advantages are professionalism, punctuality, responsibility, and experience." – Project development