Jānis Bite

Jānis Bite

Counsel, Attorney at Law
Riga, Latvia

Jānis specializes in M&A, and corporate law. Jānis believes in closing deals and working with his clients to create value, not cost.
He has represented clients from a wide variety of industries, backgrounds, and economic cycles, each with its challenges. His experience includes some of the largest and most strategically important transactions in Latvia and the Baltics in key industries.

  • About

    Jānis Bite has acted as counsel in numerous high profile and cross-border M&A transactions in Latvia for both sellers and buyers from various business sectors such as media, IT, utilities, food, construction, property development, energy, finance etc. Represented clients in all stages of the M&A process from structuring the transaction and handling transaction negotiations to leading due diligence projects, drafting transaction documentation and advising at the business integration phase. Jānis is ranked in the largest legal directories, such as Legal500 and Chambers and Partners Europe.

  • Major Projects
    • 21.12.2023

      TGS Baltic assisted Impact Ventures with its co-investment (alongside Kendris Capital) in the aggregate amount of EUR 1.2 million in SIA Naco Technologies.

      TGS Baltic assisted Impact Ventures I. Private Equity Fund with its co-investment in the aggregate amount of EUR 1.2 million in an innovator in nano-coatings for green hydrogen systems - SIA Naco Technologies.

      With this funding, SIA Naco Technologies plans to establish a presence in strategic markets to foster global partnerships and client relationships, particularly with electrolyser and fuel cell manufacturers, further innovation in nano-coatings to improve green hydrogen production and consumption and invest in talent and infrastructure to support the growing demand for green hydrogen technologies.

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  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2023
    Attorney-at-law at TGS Baltic
    2017-2019
    Member of the Board at the Latvian Startup Association
    2009-2023
    Attorney-at-law at Sorainen
    2006
    Stagiaire at the European Investment Bank
    2005-2009
    Associate at Sorainen

    Education

    2014
    Riga Business School, Executive MBA (with distinction)
    2008
    Durham University (UK), Law School, LLM
    2005
    University of Latvia, Department of Law, LLB

    Memberships

    2009
    Latvian Bar Association

    Jānis specializes in M&A, and corporate law. Jānis believes in closing deals and working with his clients to create value, not cost.
    He has represented clients from a wide variety of industries, backgrounds, and economic cycles, each with its challenges. His experience includes some of the largest and most strategically important transactions in Latvia and the Baltics in key industries.