Baltic M&A and Private Equity Awards nominees announced

28.09.2017

On 4 October the winners of the Baltic M&A and Private Equity Awards will be announced as part of the Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum. Celebrating the achievements of the Baltic M&A industry is a tradition we have been keeping for four years so far. The awards cover four categories: Baltic M&A Deal of the Year 2017; Baltic Private Equity/Venture Capital Deal of the Year 2017; Outbound Deal from the Baltics 2017 Award; and The Annual Achievement Award for the Baltic Private Equity & Venture Capital Industry, established by the European Investment Fund.

The M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions of the year are selected by a committee consisting of market professionals and experts. The committee selects the winning deals according to criteria such as deal value and strategic importance to the Baltic region, complexity, innovation, financing structure, and involvement of regional representatives.

Awards Committee:

  • Jūratė Aželionytė, European Investment Fund
  • Kristiina Koort, Estonian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
  • Prof. Enn Listra, School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Jūratė Majauskienė, Association of Financial Analysts, Summa Advisers
  • Jānis Janevics, Imprimatur Capital
  • Rūdolfs Krese, ZGI Capital

Nominees for the Baltic M&A Deal of the Year 2017 Award

  1. Nordea and DNB merger in the Baltics
  2. Danish Agro acquisition of 45% stake in Konekesko Baltic subsidiaries from Konekesko
  3. Elisa acquisition of AS Starman

Nominees for the Baltic Private Equity / Venture Capital Deal of the Year 2017 Award

  1. PAG Capital and Meridian Capital Management investment in Food Union
  2. Livonia Partners’ acquisition of Santa Monica Networks Latvia and Santa Monica Networks Lithuania
  3. Sale of Pamario jėgainių energija by Orion Asset Management and Energy Investment Fund

Nominees for the Outbound Deal from the Baltics 2017 Award

  1. Lords LB Asset Management acquisition of City Parking Group (Poland)
  2. European Lingerie Group acquisition of Felina (Germany)
  3. PRFoods’ acquisition of John Ross Jr. (Aberdeen) Limited, Coln Valley Smokery Limited (UK)

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About The Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum 2017

In cooperation with Sorainen, the leading business publications in three countries – Verslo Žinios (Lithuania), Dienas Bizness (Latvia) and Äripäev (Estonia) – organises the 7th annual Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum. Every year, the forum gathers over 200 representatives from private equity and venture capital funds and investment banking, consultants, lawyers, and business executives and owners from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. This year, the forum will be held on 4-5 October in Vilnius. Read more here»

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