Robertas Degesys

Robertas Degesys

Partner
Vilnius, Lithuania

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  • About

    Robertas Degesys is Partner, advocate at TGS Baltic, having a wide-ranging experience in areas of corporate and tax law. He has advised clients in concluding complex company acquisition and financing transactions, creating or optimizing enterprise group and investment structures, reorganizing companies.

  • Major Projects
    • 30.09.2021

      TGS Baltic advised Šiaulių Bankas in approving the EUR 250 mln. Euro Medium Term Note Programme and distributing the first EUR 75 mln. Notes issue under the programme

      We advised Šiaulių Bankas in approving the EUR 250 mln. Euro Medium Term Note Programme and its base prospectus as well as in distributing a EUR 75 mln. Restricted Senior Preferred Notes issue under the programme and the base prospectus. The issued notes will be soon admitted to trading on AB Nasdaq Vilnius in the debt securities trading list.

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    • 13.07.2021

      TGS Baltic advised the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania in EUR 750 million Eurobond issue

      We advised the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania in structuring and issuing a Eurobond issue worth EUR 750 million for a period of 30 years. This issue will bear 0.75% annual interest.

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    • 13.07.2021

      TGS Baltic advised the clients on the acquisition of a qualifying shareholding and voting rights in UAB Medicinos bankas

      We advised Mr. Konstantinas Karosas, Western Petroleum Limited and UAB MB valdymas in obtaining a decision of the supervisory authority not to object to the acquisition of the qualifying shareholding and voting rights in UAB Medicinos bankas (the “Bank”).

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    • 28.05.2021

      TGS Baltic advised Akropolis Group on EUR 300 million Eurobond issue

      We advised Akropolis Group, the leading shopping and entertainment centre development and management company in the Baltic States, on EUR 300 million Eurobond issue.

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    • 02.10.2020

      TGS Batic advised The Bank of New York Mellon on the largest-ever IPO in the Baltics by Ignitis Group

      TGS Baltic advised The Bank of New York Mellon on implementing AB Ignitis grupė’s initial public offering (IPO) of shares and global depositary receipts representing the shares (GDR), including admitting to trading in GDR on the London Stock Exchange.

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    • 21.05.2020

      TGS Baltic advised Ignitis group on the approval of the renewed EUR 1.5 billion bond program and making an issue of EUR 300 million according to it

      TGS Baltic advised Ignitis group on the approval of the renewed EUR 1.5 billion medium-term debt securities program and bond issuance of EUR 300 million according to the programme. The subscribed bods were admitted to trading on the Luxembourg stock exchange and on Nasdaq Vilnius. Investors from the Baltic region acquired about 24 % of the issue.

    • TGS Baltic advised the shareholders of Medicinos Bankas on the sale of 100% of the bank’s shares

      TGS Baltic advised Konstantinas Karosas and Western Petroleum Limited, the shareholders of Medicinos bankas on the sale of 100% of the bank’s shares to Nitin Shelke.

    • Advised the World Bank

      Advised the World Bank on improvement of venture capital taxation in Croatia.

    • Advised The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

      Advised The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on legal and tax aspects of a film financing project (drama television serial War and Peace), involving several jurisdictions.

  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2017
    Partner, law firm TGS Baltic
    2014 – 2017
    Partner, law firm Tark Grunte Sutkiene
    2010 – 2014
    Partner, professional law partnership Baltic Legal Solutions Lietuva
    2004 – 2010
    Partner, law firm Kazlauskas ir Degesys Solvings
    1999 – 2003
    Lecturer – PhD student, Mykolas Romeris University
    1996 – 2004
    Associate, Attorney at Law, law and tax consultant at UAB KPMG Baltics

    Education

    2010
    Baltic Management Institute (HEC Paris, Copenhagen Business School, Louvain School of Management,
    Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Vytautas Magnus University), Executive MBA
    2010
    Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Master of Management and Business Administration
    1998
    Vilnius University, Faculty of Law, Master of Law

    Membership

    Lithuanian Bar Association
    International Bar Association
    Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance
  • Publications
    • Private Equity Funds in Lithuania: Legal and Tax Aspects - 2014 IBFD. Originally published in 54 Eur. Tax. 7, pp. 331–334, Journals IBFD. European Taxation
    • Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers (Lithuanian chapter) - Published by Kluwer Law International, 2006 – 2019
    • European Tax Surveys (Lithuanian chapter) - International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, 2003 – 2019
    • A Comparative Study of the Thin Capitalization Rules in the Member States of the European Union and Certain Other States - European Taxation, 2005; 45 (9–10)