Jonas Šalna

Jonas Šalna

Senior Associate
Vilnius, Lithuania
  • About

    Jonas Šalna, a Senior Associate and attorney at law, has more than 9 years of experience in competition law and other regulatory areas. He has acquired valuable experience in all areas of competition law successfully representing international and domestic clients in large and complex merger control proceedings, investigations conducted by competition authorities, antitrust litigation proceedings. Jonas’ experience also covers advice on a wide-variety of antitrust and other regulatory compliance matters, including compliance programmes.

  • Major Projects
    • 05.04.2024

      TGS Baltic advised InMedica group, Lithuania's largest provider of private medical services, to acquire the "Panevėžio odontologai" clinic

      InMedica group continues its earlier expansion in the field of dental services and acquired Panevėžio odontologai, a dental clinic operating in Panevėžys. This is the second dental clinic acquired by the Group in Panevėžys and the fifth in Lithuania.

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    • 21.02.2024

      Strategic acquisition: TGS Baltic advised IFCO SYSTEMS in acquiring 100% BEPCO OÜ shares

      Guiding IFCO SYSTEMS to Baltic expansion – TGS Baltic facilitates strategic BEPCO acquisition

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    • 23.11.2023

      TGS Baltic advised INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund in the acquisition of Galinta Group

      INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund, the leading private equity fund in the Baltics, today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Galinta Group. Galinta Group is one of the largest producers of buckwheat in Europe and one of the leading producers and traders of flakes, rice, and other groats in the Baltic region.

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    • 13.10.2023

      TGS Baltic advised Hawesko on entering into a strategic partnership with the Dunker Group

      TGS Baltic represented the stock exchange listed premium wines trading group Hawesko who is entering into a strategic partnership with the Dunker Group, the leading wine and spirits wholesale trading group in the Baltics, and in this context is acquiring 50 percent of the shares in Dunker Group OÜ. 

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    • 05.10.2023

      The European commission approves €193 million Lithuanian state aid scheme to support offshore wind farms to foster the transition to a net-zero economy

      TGS Baltic advised client on getting approval from The European Commission to support offshore wind farms to foster the transition towards a net-zero economy, in line with the Green Deal Industrial Plan

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    • 24.07.2023

      BaltCap completes the first take-private transaction by a Baltic investor on the London Stock Exchange by acquiring Xpediator

      BaltCap was advised by TGS Baltic in completing the transaction to acquire Xpediator Plc.

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    • 20.04.2023

      TGS Baltic advised Livonia Partners on investment in the fast-growing sustainability innovator Bagfactory

      Pan-Baltic private equity fund Livonia Partners invests in Lithuanian eco-friendly machine-made reusable and paper bag producer Bagfactory. The transaction is anticipated to conclude by the beginning of this summer.

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    • 06.04.2023

      TGS Baltic advised investment funds managed by BaltCap, the largest private equity firm in the Baltic States

      Our team advised investment funds managed by BaltCap, the largest private equity firm in the Baltic States, in the take-private acquisition of London Stock Exchange FTSE AIM listed company Xpediator plc., an integrated freight management business. 

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    • 09.03.2023

      TGS Baltic represented InMedica in closing the deal to acquire Vilnius Implantology Center Clinic

      Our client InMedica has closed the transaction regarding acquisition of Vilnius Implantology Center Clinic from OP Group, whose co-owner is DMSc Algirdas Puišys, the founder of the clinic.

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    • 10.01.2023

      Biggest deal in Baltics: TGS Baltic advised the buyer in the acquisition EECP Retail Properties II and III

      TGS Baltic advised G.L.G. Projektai (which is owned by NDX Group and Galio Group) in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of EECP Retail Properties II and EECP Retail Properties III. The target companies operate 17 retail stores spread across 12 Lithuanian cities.

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  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2022
    Senior Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2019 – 2022
    Associate, law firm Ellex Valiūnas
    2019 – 2019
    Associate, GLIMSTEDT Lithuania
    2018 – 2019
    Law Clerk, Latham & Watkins
    2015 – 2018
    Associate, GLIMSTEDT Lithuania
    2014 – 2015
    Chief Specialist, Lithuanian Competition Council (KT)
    2014 – 2014
    Legal Intern, Lithuanian Competition Council (KT)
    2013 – 2013
    Legal Intern, Attorneys at law Borenius

    Education

    2017 – 2018
    King's College London, LLM in Competition Law
    2010 – 2015
    Vilnius University, Master's Degree, Law
    2014 – 2014
    Université de Liège

    Membership

    Lithuanian Bar Association
  • Publications