Private Equity & Venture Capital Transactions

Our internationally integrated team has extensive experience in working on all sides in high-profile transactions, both for and against private equity, venture capital industry players and target companies, and representing both the sellers and the buyers. We have advised on major deals in the market, such as Providence Equity Partners acquisition of the mobile operator Bitė in Lithuania, and Modern Times Group TV and radio business in the Baltics. We regularly advise high-profile private equity and venture capital players in the Baltic States and Belarus on all aspects of private equity, from fund structuring, formation of investment vehicles, regulatory support, fundraising and distribution to investments, exits and portfolio management. We offer full-scope support to financial investors and investee companies on all aspects of private equity transactions, including complementary practices such as tax structuring, management incentives, financing, antitrust, IP and real estate.

We can help you with

  • Tax and legal structuring of investment vehicles
  • Formation of investment vehicles, including licensing and fundraising
  • Day-to-day regulatory support
  • Structuring investments, including tax and legal matters
  • Full scope M&A advice, including legal and tax due diligence, antitrust, negotiations at all stages to industry players and target companies
  • Exits
  • Acquisition financing and re-financing of portfolio companies
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Share options and management incentives
  • Management of portfolio companies

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Experience

  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    Providence Equity Partners

    Acquisition of Modern Times Group (MTG) Baltic operations and acquisition of Bitė, second biggest mobile operator in Lithuania and Latvia

    EUR 115 million (MTG transaction value)
  • Legal Adviser

    Bolt

    Advising Bolt on securing investments at a valuation of over USD 1 billion, making the company a unicorn

  • Legal Adviser

    Livonia Partners

    Acquisition of Ha Serv, a leading manufacturer of wooden sauna components and Suomen Lämpöpuu, a manufacturer of thermo-treated wood products based in Finland plus merger with another leading wood manufacturing company, Thermory

  • Legal Adviser

    EBRD

    Investment in construction project for waste treatment plant to be built by Eco Baltia in Latvia

    EUR 10 million
  • Legal Adviser

    Zubr Capital and EBRD

    Equity investment in Targetprocess, a Belarusian developer providing high-tech project management solutions to over 1,000 companies from 80 countries

  • Legal Adviser

    Baltcap

    Acquisition of leading Baltic property manager BPT Real Estate and sale of Kelprojektas, Lithuania’s largest infrastructure consultancy

  • Legal Adviser

    International Finance Corporation (IFC)

    Acquisition of a 19.99% stake in Belarusky Narodny Bank and a subsequent two-stage sale of the shareholding

  • Buyer’s Legal Adviser

    AMP Capital and Infracapital

    Acquisition of Adven Group, a provider of sustainable and business critical energy infrastructure and services in Finland, Sweden and Estonia