Most of our clients are companies engaged in deals worth up to $100M

Transparency, driven by your best interests, is key in corporate finance, and our overall goal is your trust and long-term partnership. Thus, we employ a highly practical approach to our financial products and deals, and we place a particular emphasis on making our appraisal as fair as we can.

When advising, we recommend only those actions that align with your interests and that can be expressed in money and value-growth terms. We are especially focused on financial markets, agriculture, pharma, natural resources, FMCG and real estate.

Our services

Whether your company is reaching out for debt or equity financing in Ukraine or abroad, we have the experience and trust you need to successfully navigate the process from conception through final execution. We are well versed in a variety of mezzanine financing opportunities, including private placements. From determining the best instrument and partner available to modelling financial value effects for shareholders and partners across a range of scenarios, our experience with bringing together local opportunities and international funding has helped our clients find the best path for raising the capital they need

Ukraine will undoubtedly see a wave of corporate ownership changes in the coming years, and here, perhaps even more than elsewhere, transparency and trust will be required. We are adept at the full cycle of an M&A deal starting from a blank sheet of paper to the final signature. Our experience in a variety of fields both in Ukraine and abroad aids us in searching for partners and counterparties as well as in leading foreign entities through the developing world of Ukrainian corporates.

Moreover, our wide-ranging background is at your disposal when it comes to after-sale issues such as synergies and cannibalization risks, qualitative improvements and valuation.

Our investment advisory services assist clients across a range of issues starting with business modeling and optimization through valuation at both the strategic and operational levels.

We can determine the current value as well as future values for businesses and projects based on a variety of scenarios, needs, and with a focus on yield or payback period. Whether you are weighing various financial strategies or contemplating the right mix of growth and financing options, our experience in Ukraine as well as abroad gives us the insight to advise you based on your needs as well as Ukraine's business environment.

Our deals

Deal value not disclosed
Sole financial advisor on acquisition of Excimer, 2018
Transaction support to debt buyout, 2015
Sole financial advisor on debt restructuring, in process
Sole financial advisor on sale to strategic investor, 2017
Sole financial advisor on sale to the Swiss-Greek group EFG Eurobank
Deal value not disclosed
Sole financial advisor , 2015
Sole financial advisor on raising mezzanine financing, 2013
Sole financial advisor on debt restructuring
Oleksii Rudenko
Managing Director, Investment Banking

Oleksii Rudenko joined Adamant in July 2010. Prior to that he worked at KBC Securities, where he was involved in a number of sell- and buy-side projects (M&A, ECM, PPP). While working at Galt & Taggart Securities Ukraine, the investment banking arm of the Bank of Georgia, he was engaged in one of the largest M&A transactions in Ukraine, namely the sale of ISTIL (mini steel mill, ~USD 500mln deal-size), where G&T was a co-advisor to Nomura on the sell side. In his six years with the investment sector, he gained an in-depth expertise in a variety of sectors of the economy, in particular metallurgy, consumer goods, agriculture, retail, financial services, media, processing and telecommunications. He graduated from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in 2005 with a Master's degree with distinction in Economic Doctrine.

Konstantin Yakunenko, PhD, CFA, CAIA
Investment Director, Investment Banking

Konstantin joined Adamant Capital in 2011 after almost three years at Gainsfort Research, Ukraine’s first independent investment research boutique. Recommendations from Konstantin’s research publications on power utility stocks (then accounting for ~10% of equities turnover) were usually ranked top 1–2 by performance in Bloomberg Analyst Recommendations. In 2008, Konstantin started his career as a junior equity research analyst in Galt & Taggart Securities Ukraine, a top-10 brokerage house. In 2009, Konstantin earned his Master's degree in economics with a specialization in innovative strategies at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, where he later defended a dissertation on European integration in the energy sector. Konstantin is a CFA® and CAIA® charterholder.