Marijus Kriščiūnas

Marijus Kriščiūnas

Partner, Head of Tax Practice Group
Vilnius, Lithuania

Marijus has a successful track record in tax and legal services and business. He has a background in tax and corporate structuring, international taxation, M&A and private wealth management. Marijus’s projects have included structuring the largest Lithuanian private group of companies and advising on the divestment of a shareholding in one of Lithuania’s largest companies.

Marijus is an experienced CEO who for 9 years led companies in the retail, e-commerce, B2B sales and financial industries with a focus on growth and increased profitability. He has 14 years’ experience as a board member at companies based in Lithuania, Estonia, Luxembourg, Cyprus and the Netherlands.

  • About

    Marijus Kriščiūnas has extensive experience resolving tax matters in corporate acquisitions, mergers and sales, and in the retail and wholesale industry. He is proficient in private wealth structurings and group reorganisations as well as financing and real estate transactions. Marijus regularly advises inbound investors and major Lithuanian businesses on day-to-day tax issues.

    Projects he has advised include, among others, the structuring a retail group with turnover of EUR 3 billion, a spin-off of EUR 200 million of assets, and the acquisition of a company in Spain with more than EUR 400 million in revenue.

    As a CEO, Marijus led the quadrupling of a DIY retailer’s sales to over EUR 200 million. He has also headed a family office for high-net-worth individuals and a securities investment company.

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2022
    Partner, Head of Tax Practice Group, law firm TGS Baltic
    2020 – 2021
    Chief Commercial Officer, apparel producer Utenos Trikotažas
    2013 – 2019
    Chief Executive Officer, DIY retailer ERMI Group and Ermitažas
    2011 – 2014
    Chief Executive Officer, investment company AKSO
    2011 – 2013
    Chief Operating Officer, VP Grupė
    2005 – 2019
    Board and Supervisory Board member, Vilniaus Prekyba group retail, energy, real estate, security, finance and holding companies
    2004 – 2011
    Partner, M.Kriščiūnas law firm
    1997 – 2004
    Tax Lawyer and Attorney-at-Law, PricewaterhouseCoopers and its associated law firm

    Education

    2003
    International Business School of Vilnius University, management studies
    2000
    Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Master of Law

    Membership

    Lithuanian Bar Association
    International Bar Association
  • Publications