The Tribunal is Constituted in ICSIC Arbitration against Ukraine
Professor Jan Paulsson has been appointed as president of the Arbitral Tribunal in a dispute between Misen Energy AB (publ) and Misen Enterprises AB vs. Ukraine (ICSID Case No. ARB/21/15). Earlier the Swedish companies appointed Dr. Stanimir Alexandrov and Ukraine - Professor W. Michael Reisman.
Pursuant to ICSID Arbitration Rules, the Arbitral Tribunal should hold the first procedural hearing within 60 days of its constitution.
Misen Energy AB (publ) (formerly Svenska Capital Oil AB (publ)) is a Swedish upstream oil and gas company with operations in Ukraine. The company was founded in 2004 and its shares are traded on Nasdaq First North Growth Market since 12 June 2007.In 2011, Misen Energy AB (publ) acquired Misen Enterprises AB and its Ukrainian subsidiary, LLC Karpatygaz, including the rights to 50.01% of the revenue and profit from a gas production project in Ukraine. Under IFRS rules, this transaction is classified as a reverse takeover. In consideration of the acquisition, a new share issue was carried out. The gas producing assets were acquired by production cooperation via a joint activity project governed by a Joint Activity Agreement between at that time the wholly-owned direct and indirect subsidiaries of Misen Energy AB (publ), i.e. Misen Enterprises AB and LLC Karpatygaz (together 50.01%) and JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya (49.99%), a subsidiary of the National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine. JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya is the largest producer of natural gas in Ukraine. The purpose of the Joint Activity Agreement is to significantly increase production of gas and oil by providing modern technologies via a large-scale investment program for the purposes of attainment of profits.
In June 2016 and in July 2017 Misen Energy AB (publ) sold respectively 37.5% and 10% of Misen Enterprises AB shares to the Hong Kong based company Powerful United Limited. In March 2018, Misen Energy AB (publ) sold 2% of Misen Enterprises AB shares to Mr. Konstantin Guenevski. Owning (the remaining) 50.5% of Misen Enterprises AB shares, Misen Energy AB (publ) maintains full control of the company and preserves a right to obtain 50.5% of the future dividends from the operations in Ukraine.
The registered office of Misen Energy AB (publ) is in Stockholm. Misen Energy AB (publ) is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market and the Company adheres to the rules and regulations for First North. The Certified Adviser of the Company is Erik Penser Bank AB, tel.: +46 8 463 80 00, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information, please visit our website www.misenenergy.se.