Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Whether you are looking to sell or buy a business, you can count on us to be with you every step of the way – from discussing and documenting the terms, performing due diligence and supporting you in strategic negotiations, to successfully closing the deal. With your best interest at heart, we identify legal and tax risks, and work towards mitigating them. Being a truly integrated law firm, we connect the expertise from four countries on one stage – M&A is where we work particularly closely with other practice groups, especially in the due diligence and transaction structuring phases. We are at the forefront when it comes to developing the transactions markets. We have plenty of knowledge and like sharing it; statistics and studies like the Baltic M&A Deal Points Study 2020 are readily available – just let us know if you are interested.

We can help you with

  • Sale and acquisition of business or shareholding
  • Buy-outs (LBOs, MBOs, privatisations, other acquisitions)
  • Structuring acquisitions and divestments
  • Vendor and buyer’s legal and tax due diligence
  • Merger control
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Negotiations at all stages
  • Post-acquisition advice

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Experience

  • Legal Adviser

    Nelja Energia

    Sale of 100% shareholding to Enefit Green, a subsidiary of the state owned energy producer Eesti Energia

    EUR 488 million
  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    PZU

    Acquisition of RSA operations in the Baltics and sale of shares in PZU Lietuva to Gjensidige Forskirings

    EUR 270 million
  • Legal Adviser

    Nordea

    Combining operations with DNB bank in the Baltics to create Luminor bank

    EUR 13 billion (combined asset value)
  • Legal Adviser

    Modus Group

    Merger of its car parking business with Polish parking operator City Parking Group. The transaction covered the Baltic States, Poland, and Belarus

  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    Eurovia

    Acquisition of a majority stake in Saldus ceļinieks, a leading Latvian builder of road infrastructure, and a majority stake in leading Estonian infrastructure construction company TREV2 Grupp

  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    Inchcape

    Acquisition of the exclusive BMW distribution businesses in Estonia and Lithuania

  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    Novalpina

    Advising investment company Novalpina, whose subsidiary made a public offer to acquire all the shares in listed Estonian gaming group Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG)

    EUR 288 million
  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    Facebook

    Acquisition of Masquerade Technologies, a Belarus-based developer of the popular mask and face-swapping app MSQRD