Yuriy Draganchuk is a managing associate at Sayenko Kharenko having over 10 years of experience in international finance and capital markets, with a particular focus on energy and oil & gas sectors.
Mr. Draganchuk works on all aspects of the development, acquisition, disposal and financing of energy and oil & gas assets in Ukraine. Moreover, Yuriy regularly advises clients – state and private energy/oil&gas companies operating in Ukraine, power industrial equipment producers, potential foreign investors – on the Ukrainian energy regulation system and specific regulatory issues, i.a. licensing, tariffs, public tenders, and corporate structuring.
Mr. Draganchuk has advised all the stakeholders in energy and oil & gas transactions (the lenders, developers, contractors, etc.) including on projects related to the operations of Activ Solar, Benning Corporation, Burisma, Cadogan Petroleum, Continium Group, DTEK, Energoatom, Geo Alliance, Naftogaz, NEFCO, Shell, and Ukrtransnafta. Among other projects, Yuriy advised on a number of landmark financings and debt restructuring of Naftogaz; advised EBRD on the creation of an enabling legal framework for the operation of Energy Service Companies (ESCO) and energy efficiency projects in Ukraine.
Mr. Draganchuk has advised a number of international banks (including Bank Austria, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Erste Group Bank, ING, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Lynch, Standard Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS, Unicredit) on numerous cross-border financings, debt restructurings, Eurobond issues, and IPOs by the largest energy companies in Ukraine for the total amount of over USD 6 billion.
Yuriy is recommended in Banking and Finance law and Capital Markets law by the leading international directory Best Lawyers International 2017.
- LL.M in international economic and trade law from Brunel University;
- LL.M in international law from the School of International Law of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University;
- Master’s degree in еnterprise еconomics from Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas.