Business news from Ukraine


The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) has allowed Orexim closed non-diversified venture corporate investment fund to increase its share in the charter capital of Ukrtranslogistic (UTL, Kyiv) to over 50%, whereas now this figure is 10%.
The state regulator made the corresponding decision at a meeting on January 13.
According to the unified state register of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, the ultimate beneficiary of Orexim with a charter capital of UAH 504.7 million is Ukrainian businessman Yuriy Budnyk.
The investment fund is part of Orexim Group, the main activities of which are the export of agricultural products, port and logistics services. The group has offices in several cities of Ukraine, as well as abroad.
During its existence, the group has invested over $ 100 million in fixed assets.
According to the information on the UTL website, the company is engaged in the lease of railway wagons. Its wagon fleet consists of about 300 wagons, 62% of which are high-sided wagons, 27% are grain wagons, 11% are covered wagons.
According to the state register, Ukrtranslogistic with a charter capital of UAH 35,000 was founded in 2015. The majority shareholder of the company is Volodymyr Kustkov, who owns 31.34% of shares. In addition to him, shares of 10% in the company belong to Orexim and Alveor fund (Kyiv) belonging to Serhiy Kovalchuk and Yevhen Denisov.

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Posco International Corporation Korea-based Company and Ukrainian Orexim Group have officially opened a grain terminal with a total storage capacity of over 140,000 tonnes in Mykolaiv seaport.
As Orexim reported on its website, the grain terminal was built on the base of Mykolaiv Milling Works.
“By the start of work of the new grain terminal Posco plans to increase Ukrainian grain export to 3 million per year. Also, the company has in plans to create their own park of rail wagons for grain transporting,” said the Group.
As reported, in February 2019, Posco Corporation announced that it has signed an agreement with the Orexim Group from Ukraine on the acquisition of 75% of shares in the grain export terminal being built at the Mykolaiv maritime merchandise port.
Orexim Group started its activity in 2004 as a small trading company having transformed over several years of continuing successful activity into a market leader with around 1,000 employees. The group incorporates over 20 enterprises.
The core business is exports of agricultural products, port and logistics services. The company has invested over $100 million in fixed assets.
In August 2016, the group finalized a deal to acquire Mykolaiv Grain Terminal.
In February 2018, the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) is providing EUR 31 million to Orexim Group to reconstruct and modernize private joint-stock company Mykolaiv Grain Terminal.

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