Who We Are

M&A is the core focus of our law firm and we have been highly praised by the market. Our M&A lawyers' team is highly specialised with amazing capacity. We have assisted clients in largest Latvian transactions and also pan-Baltic projects. Our tax and corporate teams ensure smooth transaction process with the best tax solutions for the sellers and the buyers.

Practice In Detail
  • Investment Banking
  • Joint Venture Disputes & Litigation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • M&A Disputes & Litigation
  • M&A Real Estate
  • M&A of SOE
  • MBO
  • Merger Control
  • Negotiated Private Transactions
  • Private Equity
  • Private M&A
  • Public M&A
  • Shareholders' Agreements
  • Takeovers
  • Tax Due Diligence
Clients
  • AirBaltic
  • Balcia
  • BAO
  • BPM Capital
  • CICC EHealthcare Fund
  • Dayton
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • GroGlass
  • MG Valda
  • Rīgas dome
  • RIMI
  • Saliena
  • SmartLynx Airlines
  • Swedbank

Experience

Assisted INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund in acquiring controlling stake in Eco Baltia. VILGERTS team assisted in the whole process, including with legal due diligence, merger control, transaction advisory and negotiations.

Assisted East Capital Baltic Property Fund III in acquiring Logistic Park near Riga International Airport for nearly 19 million euros. VILGERTS provided 100% legal support in the process including financing arrangements.

Advised Apple Premium Reseller iStyle in selling its Baltic business to iDeal (now leading Apple Premium Reseller in the Baltics).

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”.

Helped to buy a luxury villa in resort town Jūrmala. Transaction was signed within few days following our involvement and thus required prompt involvement and efficient solutions.

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.

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