Mergers & Acquisitions Awards and recognition

Sorainen has been awarded four times as the best Baltic M&A legal advisor by The Financial Times & Mergermarket at the European M&A Awards in 2015, 2014, 2012 and 2008 for advising on the largest number of M&A transactions and for the largest total value in the Baltics. Read more

In 2014, all three major international legal awards in the Baltics went to Sorainen – it was named Baltic Law Firm of the Year 2014 by Chambers Europe, International Financial Law Review and The Lawyer. This is the first time that one Baltic law firm has won all these prestigious awards in a single year, and a rare occasion Europe-wide. Read more

The Sorainen Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Area is recommended by many major international legal directories. Below are some selected quotes:

IFLR 1000
“Speed, commercial understanding and competence with a true partnership across the Baltic reach,” was one client's assessment of Sorainen and peers agree that the firm's regional ability stands out in a market where such capability is an important attribute: “They have become more integrated into the region and recognised by the market,” says one.

One client says: "I have worked with them for 15 years. They are my preference because of speed, commercial understanding and competence. They always have an open mind, are flexible and respond to the Baltic market price competition. I have used them in Estonia and Lithuania [In addition to using them in Latvia] as well and there is a true partnership across countries. They are good at working together."

“It was a very good experience. They were very good at tasks at hand...flexible, hardworking, good standard of work,” says one client, adding: “We got advice that was more business advice than purely legal. It helps when you go to a new country.”

Legal 500
Sorainen’s 17-lawyer team “meets clients’ needs under tight deadlines, while keeping the business objectives of the client in mind”.
Sorainen’s corporate and M&A practice is a core area for the firm, and the team is considered to be “a first choice when it comes to cost efficiency and business mindset”.
Sorainen draws on its integrated network to handle an impressive record of regional M&A and corporate projects work.

Chambers Europe
Sources say: “The firm takes care of the work very quickly and provides creative solutions.”

Sources say: “The lawyers work hard and provide clearly structured documents.”

Sources say: “The team very quickly understood what we wanted.” “The lawyers are responsive and give high-quality advice in a short space of time.”

Sources say: "Outstanding team with strong practical experience in corporate and M&A, private equity, restructuring and insolvency matters. Boasts a deep bench of experts, adept at advising domestic and international clients on complex matters, including cross-border instructions."

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