On 7 December, Mergermarket presented Sorainen with the “Baltic M&A Legal Adviser of the Year” award. This is already the fifth time Sorainen has received this prestigious award. Each year Mergermarket awards recognise the leading law firms and financial advisers in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) field in Europe. Sorainen was awarded for offering innovative solutions in complex one-of-a-kind transactions in the Baltics this year.

Comments Sergej Butov, head of the Sorainen Corporate and M&A Practice Group: “Our clients trusted us with some landmark M&A transactions this year, including the three largest deals in the Baltics. This required an innovative approach and cutting-edge solutions plus exceptional collaboration among our pan-Baltic team. We are glad that the trust our clients put in our team and the result of our work is recognised on the international level.”

Among key mandates last year, Sorainen is proud to have advised:

The winners are chosen through a unique three-stage selection process that employs both empirical data and independent expert opinion to form a reasoned and substantiated selection. The judging panel, which includes senior representatives from Mergermarket, major private equity funds and international law firms, evaluates the strategic nature, complexity and innovativeness of cross-border deals every year.