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| PE boss fleeing Ukraine: “The whole world and our business went upside down”

Beata Stepantchenko, who advises private equity firms on risks in different regions as an associate in the political due diligence team at Global Counsel, expects “disturbances to supply chains not only in Ukraine but in the neighbouring countries and even in the global supply chain market”.

In Russia, it is the incoming global sanctions that will hit deal flow, Stepantchenko added: “There’ll definitely be the possibility of sanctions. They [PE firms] need to understand what has been blocked and what are the resources they’ll be able to use in Russia. For example, some payment methods might be disrupted.”

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