We advised Straumann Group, a global leader in tooth replacement and orthodontic solutions, on acquiring Med Grupė, a distributor of dental products in the Baltic states. Following the completion of the transaction, Straumann will have its first subsidiaries in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, allowing the group to expand its business in this region further.

Straumann brings together multiple global and international brands in restorative, prosthetic, corrective and digital dentistry, with its products distributed to more than 100 countries through a broad network of distribution subsidiaries and partners. The Straumann Group currently employs more than 10,400 people worldwide.

Med Grupė has around 50 employees at four offices in Vilnius, Kaunas, Riga and Tallinn. As well as distributing dental products, Med Grupė also offers training for implantologists and prosthetists.

Our team and services

We advised the client on all transaction-related matters, including legal and tax due diligence, negotiations and preparing transaction documents.

Our regional team, led by partner Sergej Butov and counsel Jonas Kiauleikis, included:

In Lithuania: partner Monika Mališauskaitė-Vaupšienė, counsel Gerda Skirbutienė, senior associates Aliaksei Vashkevich, Aurelija Daubaraitė, Sidas Sokolovas, Erika Žigutė and Jurgita Tekorienė, and associates Danas Šniūtė and Povilas Užkuraitis, as well as assistant lawyer Nedas Tamašauskas.

In Latvia: partner Aija Lasmane, senior associates Kristīne Erele, Māris Simulis and Natālija Ešenberga.

In Estonia: counsel Piret Lappert, senior associates Liisa Maria Kuuskmaa and Verner Silm, as well as associate Kristi Tammiku.