Raivis Znotiņš

Raivis Znotiņš

Riga, Latvia
  • About

    Expert with more than 15 years of practice. Previously Raivis gained vast experience working in Baltic International Bank for 10 years. As from 2008 he as a member of the credit committee of the bank participated in the adoption of decisions on the crediting transactions. Since 2005, being the lawyer of the bank, Raivis ensured legal support to the bank in such areas as client crediting, interbank agreements related to crediting transactions, trust operations with crediting elements, servicing escrow accounts, trade financing, letters of credit, documentary encashment, issuing bank sureties (warranties), issuing and servicing of payment cards and credit cards, claim right transfer transaction (assignment), loan and other debt obligation collection issues, representation in the court and arbitration court, as well as ensuring cooperation during the procedure of enforcement of court rulings, issues of debtor insolvency proceedings, loan restructuring issues, issues related to construction, purchase, management and disposal of real property, development of draft agreements, bank policies, procedures, instructions and other internal regulatory enactments.

  • Major Projects
    • 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.

    • 06.01.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted Belgian investment group Straco

      TGS Baltic, working alongside Clifford Chance Belgium office, assisted Belgian investment group Straco with the acquisition of the horticulture company AS Greenyard Horticulture Latvia as a part of acquisition of the horticulture segment from Greenyard in Belgium, France, Poland, Ukraine, and Latvia.

    • 11.09.2018

      Assisting IK Investment Partners in the acquisition of Katsastus Group’s operations

      IK Investment Partners acquired the shares of vehicle inspection companies A-Ülevaatus OÜ in Estonia, SIA Scantest in Latvia, A-Katsastus AB in Sweden and Autotest Polska Sp. Z o.o. in Poland (“the Group”) from A-Katsastus Group Oy, one of the leading European companies providing vehicle inspection, trade-in inspection and registration services.

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2015
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2008 – 2015
    Credit Committee Member, AS Baltic International Bank
    2005 – 2015
    Lawyer, AS Baltic International Bank
    2004 – 2005
    Lawyer, MADEKKI


    University of Latvia, Department of Law (Mag. iur.)
    University of Latvia, Department of Law (Bac. iur.)


  • Publications
    • Are the minority shareholders able to rely on the norms of the Commercial Law governing timely convocation and procedure of a shareholder meeting? - Dienas Bizness, December 2015