Sergey Popov

Partner, Head of Tax and Legal

KPMG in Ukraine

Sergey has significant experience advising clients, both international and local, on the Ukrainian tax and legal issues. In addition to advising on tax issues and strategies and on-going operational issues, Sergey also has significant experience assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions and other corporate restructurings, including tax efficient deal structuring, due diligence assistance, negotiating and preparing share sale and purchase agreements, advising and assisting regarding obtaining relevant approvals from regulatory agencies and the Anti-Monopoly Commission, and registering ownership changes with the relevant authorities. Sergey oversees tax reviews of a few dozens of large Ukrainian businesses, including banking institutions, life and non-life insurance companies, as part of annual audit engagements. In recent years, Sergey advised insurance businesses on a number of tax and regulatory issues and provided tax support to international investors acquiring three Ukrainian insurance Companies.

Education and qualifications
  • Master degree in Law at the Ukrainian Academy of Law

  • Diploma in Linguistics at the University of Kyiv