Associate Partners:

Feroz Karmali
Associate Partner

Feroz Karmali is associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions». Feroz is a professional investor with substantial experience gained in raising seed, venture & risk capital and implementing projects in high risk environments in the fields of recycling, commodities, agriculture, real estate, land-banking and international trading. Main areas of activity in sub-sahara Africa, Eastern Europe & Ukraine. Trouble-shooter par excellence, thinking «out of the box», problem solving for clients. Wide ranging network of private & institutional relations of very high net worth individuals. Institutional experience in the City of London raising capital for Hedge Funds etc.. Detail-oriented seeking the highest standards.

Gerd Wriedt
Associate Partner

Gerd Wriedt became associate partner at «V&A Financial Solutions». Gerd possess over 40 years professional management experience in the international financial sector and worked among others for Deutsche Bank Group, HVB Group and others in Germany, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Belarus and Switzerland. Main responsibilities were: Strategic Management, Corporate Banking, Treasury, Custody, Legal and Human Resources, Cooperation with International Financial Institutions.

Bohdan Ostapchuk
Associate Partner

Bohdan Ostapchuk is associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions». Bohdan has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector at the largest commercial enterprises of Ukraine, occupying key executive positions, including a chief accountant and CFO. Main responsibilities of Bohdan were: financial service management, analysis of financial activities, strategic and operational management of financial flows, investment planning, operational budgeting, consolidated reporting, audit and tax planning. He also has considerable experience in launching of branch network of distribution company. Bohdan Ostapchuk has good relations with major Ukrainian financial institutions.

Serhiy Vaschyshyn
Associate Partner

Serhiy Vaschyshyn is associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions». Serhiy has significant experience in investment and financial activities of Ukrainian business entities. Key areas of work were related to modeling and supporting of investment projects, namely on: searching and creating algorithms of dependencies of economic processes, developing of analytical reports and forms for calculation, automating of data collection, optimization of cash flows, creating of «Cash-Flow» and «P&L» models, financial analysis of investment projects. Serhiy has a significant network of investors’ contacts and contacts of TOP-managers of leading enterprises of Ukraine from the different sectors of economy.

Andriy Kopylov
Associate Partner

Andriy Kopylov is associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions». Andriy has more than 10 years of experience in the financial sector in the structural units of the largest domestic commercial banks, including the State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine (Ukreximbank). Main responsibilities of Andriy were: financial analysis of enterprises, investment planning and dealing with securities. Working in different private Ukrainian companies, he was responsible for the strategic and operational management of the companies’ cash-flows. Andriy is the author of scientific publications on state savings and savings of domestic households, in professional domestic and foreign scientific journals.

Dmytro Baraban
Associate Partner

Dmytro Baraban is an associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions». Dmytro has more than 15 years experience at EU and Russia banks in Ukraine (Commerzbank Group, VTB Group, PKO Bank Polski Group) and is an expert in agricultural customer’s projects due diligence, financing agri startups, new directions of existing agribusiness, restructuring, finding investors, selling collateral with a win-win strategy. He has the skills to work with difficult cases that require non-standard thinking, focused on solving specific problems of clients. 

Kateryna Kotova
Associate Partner

Kateryna is associate partner at «V&A Financial Solutions». She has more than 10 years of practice serving clients in financial, agricultural and real estate sectors, consumer and industrial products, manufacturing, distribution and retail trade. She has extensive experience in M&A advisory, fund raising, financial analysis and business valuation. While working in EY, EBRD and Leptos Estates in London, Warsaw, Moscow and Kyiv, Kateryna was heavily involved into complex cross-border deals with blue chip and corporate clients. Her adaptability and multifaceted set of skills allows for the most optimal way for customers to obtain the maximum return on their investment. 

Vasyl Gnatkiv
Associate Partner

Vasyl is associate partner at «V&A Financial Solutions». He has significant (over 10 years) of management experience in banking (Pravex Bank, Prominvestbank). Working in different financial institutions he successfully implemented dozens of major credit-investment projects in agriculture, manufacturing and trade, energy, road and rail transportation, logistics, woodworking and scrap metal, spa and hotel business. He has considerable experience in conducting of financial analysis of enterprises. Vasyl successfully implemented restructuring and refinancing of business debt in times of crisis. For more than 7 years he had been engaged in financial consulting in abroad, as well as working in financial companies, where he managed the directions and projects of development of attractive land, commercial and residential objects. 

Skorobahatko Anna
Associate Partner

Anna is an associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions. She has a customer service practice and has managerial experience in the banking sector (Pivdencombank, Ukrprombank, and Ukrsibbank). He has significant (more than 10 years) experience in the financial sector in commercial enterprises of Ukraine holding the positions of chief accountant and financial director. Anna's main responsibilities were: analysis of the enterprise, strategic and operational management of financial flows, operational budgeting, consolidated reporting, organization and control of accounting and management accounting of financial and economic activities of enterprises.

Tsykal Sergiy
Associate Partner

Sergiy is an associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions». He has significant (over 15 years) managerial experience in the largest systemic banks of Ukraine (Privatbank, Oschadbank) and in the investment sphere (QBF, AMC OLYMPUS, Freedom Finance). Working in various financial institutions, he has successfully implemented a large number of large credit and investment projects. He has extensive experience in attracting investments and conducting financial analysis of enterprises, depository, brokerage, dealer activities, as well as in the registration of financial companies (AMC, CIF, MIF, securities, insurance, leasing, factoring companies).

Zevakin Michael 
Associate Partner

Michael is an associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions, professional manager, highly motivated and result-oriented, able to work effectively in the complex, ever-changing environment.During more than twenty years of experience in the leading Ukrainian groups of companies, in particular, Smart-Holding, Alfa-Bank Ukraine, Nova Poshta, he has been diversifying portfolio of labor achievements, which contributed to comprehensive understanding of economics and finance, mastering: strategic management and planning; development of business plans for projects, optimization of funding structure; investment modeling and performance evaluation (NPV, IRR, ROI); financial and economic analysis; involvement resources through various tools; conducting due diligence and M&A agreements. He is versed in most industries of the economy.

Balan Lina 
Associate Partner

Lina is an associate partner of «V&A Financial Solutions. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of accounting and financial accounting in many commercial companies of Ukraine. Lina's main responsibilities were: accounting in full, restoration of accounting, registration of production operations, preparation of accounting and tax reporting, foreign economic activity, conducting operations on the movement of goods, accounting for receipts, sales of goods, reception, control and processing of primary documentation, maintenance of personnel documentation, salary calculation.