Reinis Grunte

Reinis Grunte

Associate
Riga, Latvia
  • About

    Reinis Grunte is a lawyer at TGS Baltic who provides support in the fields of commercial law, company law, banking, and financial law, food distribution, marketing, and immigration. He conducts in-depth inspections of companies and carries out transactions with companies’ shares. Reinis has extensive experience in collecting debts of credit institutions and asset managers and real estate transactions. He advises clients on immigration law.

  • Major Projects
    • 17.02.2021

      TGS Baltic assisted Overkill Ventures with its investments into and exit from US company AXDRAFT

      TGS Baltic assisted limited partnership Overkill Ventures Fund I AIF managed by SIA Overkill Ventures AIFP with its investments into and exit from US company AXDRAFT Inc. / Latvian company AXDRAFT SIA.

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    • 29.10.2020

      TGS Baltic Latvia and Estonia provided legal support to joint global co-ordinators and joint bookrunners with respect to IPO of 20,000,000 shares of AB “Ignitis grupė”, as part of which EUR 450 million were raised.

      TGS Baltic Latvia and Estonia provided legal support to joint global co-ordinators and joint bookrunners with respect to the initial public offering (IPO) of 20,000,000 shares of AB “Ignitis grupė”, a leading utility and renewable energy company in the Baltics, as part of which the company raised capital in the amount of 450 million euros.

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    • 26.08.2020

      TGS Baltic advised Moller Real Estate Baltic AS on the acquisition of real estate in Riga near the Riga International Airport.

      TGS Baltic provided full legal support to Moller Real Estate Baltic AS in the acquisition of a land plot of 2.311 ha in Riga near the Riga International Airport and a former British American Tobacco Latvia office-warehouse building located on it for further expansion of Møller Mobility Group car dealer network.

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    • 21.01.2020

      TGS Baltic continues providing a full scope of legal assistance to Overkill Ventures startup portfolio

      TGS Baltic continues providing a full scope of assistance to startup founders. At the beginning of a new batch, workshops on Latvian legislation are held, providing the teams with guidelines on starting up their business.

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    • 24.10.2019

      TGS Baltic advised Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd in purchasing the shares of Nortire OÜ

      TGS Baltic advised Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd in purchasing the shares of Nortire OÜ, a leading distributor of speciality tires in the Baltics, Belarus and Western Russia.

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    • 21.10.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted Inspired, a leading global premium schools group, with entering into transaction with British schools group, King’s College.

      TGS Baltic in co-operation with Baker McKenzie assisted Inspired, a leading global premium schools group, in the transaction whereunder King’s College, the premier British schools group, joined Inspired.

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    • 29.08.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted Bergs Timber AB on a refinancing transaction

      TGS Baltic advised Bergs Timber AB group companies in Latvia – Vika Wood and Byko-Lat on Latvian law matters in relation to the group refinancing transaction with Danske Bank and Svensk Exportkredit of the senior term and revolving facilities with the total value of SEK 622,000,000 and EUR 12,000,000, where the Latvian companies acted as guarantors.

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    • 17.04.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted with commencement of opening of the first Zara Home shop in Latvia

      TGS Baltic assisted Apranga APB with establishing of its subsidiary Apranga HLV SIA, which will operate Zara Home stores in Latvia. The first Zara Home store opening in Latvia is expected in the second half of 2019 in the shopping park Alfa in Riga.

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    • 07.02.2019

      TGS Baltic assisted LMT GROUP AB (Sweden) with acquisition of a number of PLM Group companies in Latvia and Estonia.

      TGS Baltic assisted Bengt Svante Liljedahl company LMT GROUP AB (Sweden) with closing of acquisition of PLM Group companies in Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland.

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    • 07.02.2019

      Advising Proplastik on selling its business to Vink Group

      TGS Baltic’s cross-border M&A team led by partner Sander Kärson advised the owners of Proplastik in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in selling their business to Europe's largest plastic wholesaler Vink Group.

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  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2013 – 2017
    Junior Associate, law firm TGS Baltic

    Education

    2017
    University of Latvia, Department of Law (Mag. iur.)
    2014
    University of Latvia, Department of Law (Bac.iur.)
  • Publications
    • The rights of a natural person and a company's shareholder must be distinguished - IFinanses, 2017
    • New restrictions in the Commercial Law with respect to the transactions with related parties - ITiesibas, 2017
    • Labour, Employment and Labour Tax in Estonia - iFinanses, 2017, co-authors Linda Štrause and Leonid Tolstov
    • Direct Taxes in Estonia - iFinanses, 2017, co-authors Linda Štrause and Leonid Tolstov
    • Establishing a Company in Estonia - iFinanses, 2017, co-authors Linda Štrause and Leonid Tolstov