Corporate

Who We Are

Corporate practice is more than knowing law. There are details that only practitioners are aware of. We are best known for our speed, quality of service and availability. Corporate lawyers work closely with tax team and deliver thoughtful recommendations to our local and international clients.

Practice In Detail
  • Company Formation & Liquidation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Reorganisation
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Directors' Liabilities
  • EU companies
  • Minority Shareholdings
  • Shareholders' Agreements
Clients
  • Airdog
  • Airo Catering
  • Baltcom TV
  • Baltcom Fiber
  • BAO
  • Bee-Fee Limited
  • Bergvik Skog
  • Cream Finance
  • Datakom
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • Fragrances International
  • GroGlass
  • If P&C Insurance
  • LMT Retail & Logistics
  • Merks
  • Moller Baltic Import
  • Omniva
  • RB Rail
  • RIMI
  • Stockmann
  • Valmieras stikla šķiedra
  • Water Ser
  • Zaļā josta

Experience

Assisted BPM Capital in financing of acquisition of AS Smiltenes piens (a well-known local dairy brand). VILGERTS team was involved in due diligence as well as assisted with drafting, negotiations and other transaction related practicalities.

Represented the largest Latvian news portal "Delfi" (owned by leading Baltic media group Ekspress Grupp) in acquisition of the leading Latvian ticket sales company "Biļešu paradīze". VILGERTS team assisted in the whole process, including with the due diligence, transaction advisory, negotiations and financing arrangements.

Assisted Cido (leading beverage production company) in acquisition of one of top beer producers in Latvia “Bauskas Alus”.

Consulted a leading Estonian real estate development company, Hepsor, on various corporate and real estate matters related to its new development projects in Latvia. We drafted standard agreements for selling apartments and lifted a stay on works pending court proceedings.

Helped Latio, a leading real estate broker, to sell its subsidiary which owns and operates a commercial property (offices) in prime location in Riga.

We regularly assist a leading mobile telecommunications operator in Latvia, including review of commercial and co-operation agreements as well as merger of one of its subsidiaries.

Advised the management of GroGlass,  one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of anti-reflective and other high-performance coatings on glass and acrylic, in an management buyout from NHC Capital.

Advised a virtual reality company with EUR 1 Mio in second funding round, on transfer of shares to a UK entity and becoming its subsidiary. We also helped client to develop employee stock option plan and ensure its compliance with Latvian tax laws by liaising with the State Revenue Service.

GDPR due diligence and related professional advice on complex data protection matters for Scania group at a pan-Baltic level.

We assisted BPM Capital with legal due diligence and preparation of legal documentation in respect of financing of management buy-out and further development of Optometrijas Centrs SIA, the leading Baltic optics chain operating stores with brands as “Vision Express”, “Pasaules Optika” and “Optio."

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