Sorainen as local counsel advised CEMEX, a leading global building materials company, on the sale of its activities in Scandinavia and the Baltic states to Schwenk, a building materials group headquartered in Ulm, Germany. The purchase price is approx EUR 340 million. In Latvia, Schwenk is taking over a cement production plant with a production […]
Sorainen provided corporate governance training to the Management Board of Novartis Baltics. The Sorainen team consisted of five experts: country managing partner Eva Berlaus, counsel Raivo Raudzeps, senior associates Zane Paeglīte and Marika Grunte and associate Agita Sprūde.
Hili Properties has acquired SIA “Tirdzniecîbas centrs “DOLE”” from AMD Holding. SIA “Tirdzniecîbas centrs “DOLE”” is the owner and operator of the Dole shopping centre with total leasable area of 8,000m2 in Riga, Latvia. Hili Properties is part of Hili Ventures, a diversified business holding listed on the Malta Stock Exchange and which operates McDonalds […]
Sorainen represented Swedish company Bergvik Skog in the sale of its forest properties in Latvia to another Swedish company, Södra. The sale transaction was carried out by divesting Bergvik Skog subsidiaries in Latvia. The subsidiaries own 111,100 ha of land, whereof 80,300 ha are covered by productive forest. The transaction sum amounted to EUR 324 […]
On 23 February 2018, the European Central Bank (ECB) determined that ABLV Bank, then the third largest bank in Latvia, was failing or likely to fail in accordance with the Single Resolution Mechanism Regulation. The ECB also determined that ABLV Bank Luxembourg, a subsidiary of the Latvian bank, was failing or likely to fail. The […]