Finance

Industries Finance

“Banking and finance is a core area at TGS Baltic, which attracts an extensive client portfolio” thanks to “a high level of service and excellent response times.”

The finance sector is living a revolution. One of the biggest since the first coin was invented. That is changing the industry and the business models we were used to. The FinTech sector, in particular, is growing fiercely and turning the Baltics into a regional hub for the development of financial technologies.

We are ready for this game-changing environment with a multidisciplinary finance law team. Our experienced professionals are keen to transform your business challenges into advantages through extensive legal knowledge, in-house business understanding, and broad corporate and institutional networks.

We have the courage to lead a constructive dialogue with banks, FinTech companies, technology start-ups, institutions, regulators, and customers. Three of the four biggest Baltic banks and more than 40 local and international financial institutions already put their trust in us.

Major Deals

  • 21.06.2019

    TGS Baltic assisted a crypto startup in licensing and investor attraction process

    TGS Baltic assisted a crypto startup in licensing and investor attraction process.

    More
  • 20.06.2019

    TGS Baltic advised the Ministry of Finance of Lithuania on two eurobond issues with a total value of EUR 1.5 billion

    TGS Baltic advised the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania in structuring and conducting two issues of eurobonds for a total value of EUR 1.5 billion.

    More
  • 01.06.2019

    TGS Baltic advised the European Investment Bank (EIB) on the financing of energy efficiency projects

    TGS Baltic advised the European Investment Bank (EIB) on the financing of energy efficiency projects through funds Jessica I and Jessica II. The success of the pre-financing scheme employed for the financing of the renovation of multi-apartment buildings showed that the banks may be ready to get involved in the financing of this sector with their own funds. 

     

    More
  • 01.02.2019

    TGS Baltic represented Ūkio Bankas against Deloitte Lietuva and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd

    TGS Baltic's team represented Ūkio Bankas against Deloitte Lietuva and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in a claim for of over EUR 100 million for an improperly performed audit. 

    More
  • 21.01.2019

    TGS Baltic's team successfully defended Bank Snoras

    TGS Baltic together with the prominent Austrian law firm Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte successfully defended Bank Snoras before the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) in a complex declaratory relief claim sought by another major Austrian bank. Arbitration comprised issues of applicable law, AML regulations, back-to-back loan agreements, requirements for financial institutions and difficult jurisdictional issues. After a two-year legal battle, on 21 January 2019, VIAC arbitral tribunal rendered a decision in favor of Snoras, dismissing the declaratory relief sought by the claimant. TGS Baltic was the leading counsel of the arbitration.

  • 08.01.2019

    TGS Baltic assisted Expobank CZ a.s. with financing the acquisition of the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel by Astor Group (Latvia) from PBR Hotel (USA)

    TGS Baltic assisted Expobank CZ a.s. with financing the acquisition of the shares of SIA POLAR BEK DAUGAVA (now merged into SIA LAMPL which is owned by two private individuals through SIA RHG RIGA), the owner of the Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel.

    More

Awards & Recognition

  • IFLR 1000

    The team is “very creative and innovative in negotiations, structuring transactions and coming up with non-standard solutions”, “competent, service-minded and hands-on” and “has been important in cross-border transactions.”

    IFLR 1000
  • Chambers and Partners

    “Impresses clients with its full-service capability and strength in multi-jurisdiction deals,'' has “broad experience, including transaction finance, capital markets and banking regulatory work” and is “highly skilled in distressed loan restructuring and EU financing schemes.”

    Chambers and Partners

Team

Key Contacts