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

  • 20.05.2022

    TGS Baltic advised Civinity on the acquisition of the Inservis Group  

    We have assisted the Civinity group of companies in acquiring 100% of shares in Inservis, Priemiestis, Jurita, and SIA Inservis from the assets management group, Invaldos INVL, and ensuring financing from Luminor for the transaction.

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  • 18.05.2022

    TGS Baltic advised Truffle Capital on leading a 5.5 MEUR investment into insurtech startup Cachet

    Law Firm TGS Baltic advised the European fund Truffle Capital SAS on leading a 5.5 MEUR investment round into startup Cachet, which provides smart insurance solutions. TGS Baltic advised the client during the entire transaction, from legal due diligence of Estonian companies to drafting and negotiating the transaction documents and closing the investment.

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  • 29.04.2022

    TGS Baltic represented EIB in signing an operational agreement with Šiaulių bankas for establishment and management of EUR 275 million renovation fund. It is the first fund of this type in Europe, intended for performance of a public function

    We represented the European Investment Bank (EIB), as the manager of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), in granting a loan of EUR 90 million together with the Government of Lithuania to Šiaulių bankas, intended for its new subsidiary SB modernizavimo fondas. This loan is partly composed of funds from the European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF). EUR 275 million loans in total, were granted to SB modernizavimo fondas also by other top-profile investors: Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), INVL Asset Management, Swedbank, Šiaulių bankas and Nordic Investment Bank (NIB).

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  • 28.02.2022

    TGS Baltic Assisted INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund With Its Acquisition of Latvian Cosmetics Producer B2Y.

    On 9 February 2022, INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund (“the Fund”), one of the largest private equity investment funds in the Baltic region, completed the acquisition of a 100 percent stake in B2Y, a growing personal care products and cosmetics producer headquartered in Latvia. B2Y will continue to be led by its founder and CEO Rita Lagzdiņa.

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  • 18.01.2022

    TGS Baltic advised financial brokerage company Myriad Capital on obtaining a category B licence of a financial brokerage firm

    TGS Baltic advised Myriad Capital, FMĮ on obtaining a category B licence of a financial brokerage firm that will allow the company to trade securities on behalf of clients, provide securities' accounting and custody services.

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  • 17.12.2021

    TGS Baltic advised the shareholders of Medicinos Bankas on the sale of 100% of the bank’s shares

    We advised Konstantinas Karosas and Western Petroleum Limited, the shareholders of Medicinos bankas on the sale of 100% of the bank’s shares to the purchaser AAA Capital.

     

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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

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