Mr. Yakymchuk obtained his first degree with honors in private international law from the International Law Department of Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University in 1997. In 1998, under the sponsorship of the Edmund Muskie Fellowship Program, he earned his LL.M. degree from the St. Louis University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Mr. Yakymchuk is admitted to practice law in Ukraine and the State of New York (USA). He is also a licensed defense attorney.
Viacheslav Yakymchuk heads the firm’s Corporate/M&A and Private Equity Practice Groups in the Kiev office. Mr.Yakymchuk is seasoned in handling European M&A transactions and has extensive experience of private equity and equity capital markets. Viacheslav is ranked as a top-tier practitioner in the areas of corporate law, M&A, capital markets by Chambers, IFLR, Legal 500 EMEA. He has also served as assistant corporate counsel in Europe for Archer Daniels Midland since 2005. Viacheslav is admitted to practice in Ukraine and in New York, USA. He frequently speaks on the diverse aspects of M&A and private equity transactions in Ukraine, as well as on matters related to the IPOs of Ukrainian companies on international capital markets. Mr. Yakymchuk has published a number of articles on the legal framework for investing in Ukraine.
Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Equity Capital Markets
Ukrainian, Russian, English
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