Rūta Tikuišytė

Rūta Tikuišytė

Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
Vilnius, Lithuania
  • About

    Rūta Tikuišytė is a Senior Associate, an Attorney at Law and specializes in areas of mergers and acquisitions, commercial law and finance law.

    Rūta is consulting clients on local and multijurisdictional M&A transactions, including setting up joint ventures and solving issues of shareholders’ relationships. Rūta performs and coordinates legal due diligences, prepares transaction documents, assists in negotiations, signing and closing of transactions, solves merger clearance issues.

    Rūta has consulted a number of financial institutions regarding compliance and other regulatory questions. She assisted the clients in obtaining financial intuition licenses, represented the clients in relations with supervisory authorities, consulted on other questions related to launching the business. Rūta has also consulted clients is investing into financial intuitions as well as provided legal services to financial institutions in attracting investments. In cooperation with Lithuanian authorities Rūta has prepared and coordinated European Commission’s study on improving the Lithuanian Deposit Guarantee Scheme. During this study which lasted more than one year, Rūta gained extensive knowledge of functioning of deposit guarantee scheme and resolution of banks

  • Major Projects
    • 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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    • 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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    • 06.07.2023

      PPMI joins Kantar Public!

      TGS Baltic provided advisory services to PPMI for its successful acquisition by Kantar Public.

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    • 16.05.2023

      TGS Baltic advised AB Amber Grid in selling 66% stake in Get Baltic, UAB to European Energy Exchange (EEX)

      EEX is the world’s biggest gas spot exchange and the second largest in European gas futures trading. 

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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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    • 28.10.2022

      TGS Baltic advised the seller in the transaction to sell the shares of KickerTech to Betsson, one of the largest companies within the European iGaming industry

      Our team advised the client, B2B sportsbook business, on the sale of 80 percent of the shares. The buyer is Betsson, one of the leading players in the gaming industry.

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    • 22.09.2022

      TGS Baltic represented InMedica in the acquisition of Vilnius Implantology Center Clinic 

      Our client InMedica has signed the deal for acquisition of 100% of Vilnius Implantology Center Clinic from OP Group, whose co-owner is DMSc Algirdas Puišys, the founder of the clinic.

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    • 09.08.2022

      TGS Baltic advised the shareholders of Kilo Health in the sale of minor part of company shares to Scandinavian and Estonian funds

      TGS Baltic M&A team consisting of Marius Matonis and Rūta Tikuišytė advised two shareholders of Kilo Health (UAB “Kilo grupė“), one of the leading digital health and wellness companies, in selling minor part of their shares to Scandinavian and Estonian funds.

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    • 22.04.2022

      TGS Baltic team advised Tesonet in closing investment to Žalgiris group

      Our team advised Tesonet on acquiring 25% stake in BC Zalgiris Kaunas.

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    • 07.04.2022

      TGS Baltic advised Nord Security on becoming the second Lithuanian unicorn

      Nord Security, the startup behind the leading VPN product, NordVPN, became the second Lithuanian unicorn after raising its first money, $100 million at a $1.6 billion valuation.

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    • 10.02.2022

      TGS Baltic has acted as the leading legal advisor for Euroapotheca in EUR 700 M transaction

      TGS Baltic has advised Euroapotheca, UAB in joint venture with Oriola Corporation, which will be a merger of the Swedish pharmacy businesses of both the parties: Euroapotheca’s Apoteksgruppen and Oriola’s Kronans Apotek. The transaction will create the third largest pharmacy chain in Sweden.

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  • CV

    Professional career

    Since 2022
    Senior Associate, Attorney at Law, law firm TGS Baltic
    2021 – 2022
    Associate, Attorney at Law, law firm TGS Baltic
    2021 – 2021
    Associate, law firm TGS Baltic
    2018 – 2021
    Senior Legal Consultant, Ernst & Young Baltic
    2017 – 2018
    Legal Consultant, Ernst & Young Baltic
    2016 – 2017
    Lawyer, Citco Vilnius
    2014 – 2016
    Lawyer, SBS Legale

    Education

    2017
    Mykolas Romeris University, Master in Business Law
    2014
    Mykolas Romeris University, Bachelor in Law

    Membership

    Lithuanian Bar Association (awarded as the best associate attorney-at-law of the year 2019 by Lithuanian Young Bar Association)
  • Publications
    • A comparison of the major REIT regimes around the world - EPRA Global REIT Survey for the each year 2019, 2020 and 2021. Europe Lithuania, European Public Real Estate Association