Mergers & Acquisitions

M&A and Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

“Quick, honest and very experienced,” TGS Baltic's “Tier-1” M&A practice is “arguably the best in the Baltics.” 

M&A has historically been a cornerstone of our practice. So we are more than ready to assist you in all aspects of a transaction, be it preparation for the sale or acquisition of a business, joint ventures, due diligence reviews, transaction structuring, privatizations, or other aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Our M&A experts will provide you with practical solutions to complex questions, working together with our lawyers in Competition, Banking, Tax, Real Estate, and other areas. We are ready to lead the process for your transaction and ensure maximum efficiency.

Clients also extend their trust in us for their ventures and transactions outside the Baltics. We have advised on a number of transactions in Northern and Central Europe, the U.K. and the U.S.

In 2014-2018, we handled transactions worth over EUR 5 billion.

Major Deals

  • 20.09.2021

    We advised LHV pension funds on acquiring a production building from Ensko Ensek AS

    The purpose of the transaction was to grow the rental property portfolio of LHV pension funds, managed by LHV Asset Management, incl. to increase the percentage of storage and industrial area in the current property portfolio. 

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  • 10.09.2021

    TGS Baltic advised Estateguru on raising series A round investment of EUR 5.8M

    Founded in 2013, Estateguru is the leading Pan-European marketplace that facilitates property-backed loans for developers/SMEs and investment opportunities for their global investor base. 

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  • 09.09.2021

    TGS Baltic advised the venture capital fund OTB Ventures as the lead investor in Fractory’s 7.5 MEUR Series A round

    The transaction is the first investment of the venture capital fund OTB Ventures in Estonia and is also one of the largest early-stage capital raisings in Estonia. OTB Ventures operates mainly in Central and Eastern Europe and focuses on early-stage high-tech start-ups. With the investment, the start-up Fractory, which is developing a cloud-based metal work ordering platform, plans to grow its team and enter new markets in the USA, France, and Italy.

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  • 26.07.2021

    We advised Merko Ehitus Eesti on acquisition of 35% holding in Connecto Eesti

    TGS Baltic advised Merko Ehitus Eesti AS, the largest construction and property development company in Estonia, on the acquisition of a 35% holding in the company Connecto Eesti.

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  • 16.07.2021

    We advised Nõo Lihatööstus on repurchase of 29% holding

    TGS Baltic’s partners Leonid Tolstov, Kadri Kallas, Helmut Pikmets and associate Maris Vutt advised Nõo Lihatööstus – Estonia’s largest enterprise operated with local capital – on the repurchase of a 29% holding from a competitor with whom they have been engaged in several disputes over the years.

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  • 12.07.2021

    TGS Baltic advised shareholders on the sale of the startup LastMile to Iki, one of the largest retail companies in Lithuania 

    We are pleased to have advised LastMile shareholders on the sale of the online retailer-startup LastMile to Iki, one of the largest retail companies in Lithuania.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Chambers and Partners

    “Impresses clients with its full-service capability and strength in multi-jurisdiction deals.”

    Chambers and Partners
  • IFLR 1000

    “Very creative and innovative in negotiations, structuring transactions and coming up with non-standard solutions. […] The market believes the firm's strength is M&A work, and the firm has a strong track record in deals.”

    IFLR 1000
  • Legal 500

    “A wealth of M&A experience across a broad range of industry sectors.”

    Legal 500

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