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
  • BAO
  • Bee-Fee Limited
  • Bergvik Skog
  • Citco
  • City Energy
  • Conexus Baltic Grid
  • Cream Finance
  • Datakom
  • Decathlon
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • GroGlass
  • If P&C Insurance
  • LMT Retail & Logistics
  • Merks
  • Moller Baltic Import
  • Omniva
  • RIMI
  • Stockmann
  • Trelleborg Holding
  • Valdemara Holding
  • Valmieras stikla šķiedra
  • Wingo Deposit
  • Zaļā josta

Experience

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”.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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."

Advised BTA Insurance Company SE in sale of shares in BTA Baltic Insurance Company AAS, one of the leading insurance companies in the Baltics, to Vienna Insurance Group AG. We were involved in preparation of transaction documentation and negotiations.

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