/ About

Our mission is
to fuel your business
growth in Ukraine

UA Direct is the go-to partner for international and local companies looking to do business in Ukraine. We specialize in helping our partners to avoid administrative obstacles and successfully navigate Ukrainian public sector volatility.

/ What we work on

Any stage of your project in Ukraine is the right stage to partner with us

UA Direct is our vision of the ideal business partner capable of improving your competitive edge in the fast-changing realities of today’s world. We understand how challenging it can be to meet investor expectations when the rules of doing business are constantly evolving.

UA Direct offers a range of services including support for foreign and local investors launching new business projects in Ukraine, establishing close cooperation between Ukrainian companies and state authorities (with an emphasis on PPP and privatization issues), and attracting funds from international financial institutions.

/ Focus industries

We focus on five areas
where we know Ukraine
has the biggest economic
potential

AGRICULTURE

Agricultural land comprising 71% of the country’s total area. Production is dominated by vertically integrated landholdings that lack liquidity for equipping their operations.

ENERGY

The Energy Strategy of Ukraine is almost finalized, the current focus is on achieving energy independence.

HEALTHCARE

Medicine market is a fast-growing and crisis resistant, with dominant import substitution trend. Whereas, medical device is 80% supplied by imports.

INFRASTRUCTURE

As of now, Ukraine has 4 out of 10 Pan-European transport corridors but still seeks for further development of infrastructure networks.

REAL ESTATE

Ukraine’s economy is recovering and in 2017 the GDP growth is expected to reach 2%. Ukrainian property market is also slowly recovering.

/ Key contact

Alexey Starodubov is a business partner at Sayenko Kharenko and UA Direct founder. He has over 15 years of professional experience and specializes in representing foreign investors in Ukraine. Key focuses include cooperating with international financial institutions on Ukrainian projects, public procurement, privatization, representing foreign private equity funds in Ukraine, and public-private partnerships. Mr Starodubov’s experience encompasses handling investment projects with a total budget of over USD 3 billion. This includes the first Ukrainian public-private partnership projects at Yalta Sea Port and Simferopol International Airport, as well as construction of Donuzlav Trade Port in cooperation with CNTIC/CCCC (PRC) and the Government of Ukraine.

ALEXEY STARODUBOVFOUNDER

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/ Contact

We are happy to
help you grow
your business
in Ukraine

Our Office

10 Muzeyny Provulok
Kyiv 01001, Ukraine

Contact us

astarodubov@ua.direct