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
  • Bergvik Skog
  • BPM Capital
  • CICC EHealthcare Fund
  • Dayton
  • East Capital Real Estate
  • GroGlass
  • MG Valda
  • Rīgas dome
  • RIMI
  • Saliena
  • SmartLynx Airlines
  • Swedbank

Experience

Legal assistance to Dayton Group in sale of a refrigeration business in Lithuania.

Legal assistance to Lindstrom group OY during the APA procedures in Lithuania.

Advised the management of GroGlass in an MBO transaction from NCH Capital. The management team was supported by Kartesia. GroGlass is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of anti-reflective coatings on glass and acrylic for various industries. Our role was to advise the management team in respect of various corporate governance and transactional aspects with the involved parties including tax advice.

Acted for East Capital Baltic Property Fund III in acquisition of 24,300 m2 shopping center in downtown - Galleria Riga. VILGERTS provided 100% legal support in the process including financing arrangements.

Advised East Capital Baltic Property Fund III in acquisition of a newly built 13,800 square-meter A-Class logistics and industrial park near Riga. VILGERTS provided 100% legal support in the process including financing arrangements.

Advising VP 19 (Latvia), operating in renewable energy sector, on acquisition of a state-owned farm for the further production of renewable energy, including developing the scheme of a possible power plant restructuring.

Cross-border (Belarus-Latvia-UK) restructuring of shares ownership in Belarusian manufacturing company by cross-border merger under EU law. We were responsible for designing a merger plan and insuring compliance of the deal with the Belarusian law. We also act as a leading counsel and coordinate work of foreign advisors.

Legal assistance to the shareholder of medicine services group in sale of the holding company’s shares transaction. Advice related to the transaction structure, M&A documentation, bonds emission issues, security regulation and other mainly corporate law advice.

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."

Consultations to the Government of Lithuania in a dispute with minority shareholders in AB Lietuvos Elektrine related to corporate and contract law arising from its ownership of shares in the SOE, in particular regarding the duty to buy shares from minority shareholders (implementation of the sell-out right established by the EU law ).

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