Private Equity & Venture Capital

M&A and Corporate Private Equity & Venture Capital

“One of the most experienced legal M&A and private equity teams in the region. […] Very creative and innovative in negotiations, structuring transactions and coming up with non-standard solutions." 

In the last decade, private equity and venture capital have matured into a market with dozens of local and international funds ready to invest in local and international companies. Our team has worked with the biggest deals in the Baltic states over the past 20 years. Our experts have been pioneers in the creation of Baltic private equity structures in line with the best international standards.

TGS Baltic's team advises partners, sponsors, investors and fund managers on all aspects of private equity and venture capital transactions, including planning, creating, operating, participating in and exiting investment vehicles.

The practice benefits from the firm's broader expertise in M&A, capital markets and company law as well as in diverse industries.

Major Deals

  • 12.04.2024

    TGS Baltic advised Coinvest Capital on its investment in the Lithuanian crisp producer CHAZZ

    Coinvest Capital has closed an investment in the Lithuanian crisp producer CHAZZ. Exactly six years after the first investment of the venture capital fund Coinvest Capital in the company Gusania, which produces CHAZZ chips, the fund sold its 26% stake.

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  • 10.04.2024

    TGS Baltic advised investors on a pre-seed round raised by Blackswan Space

    Blackswan Space, a Vilnius based space tech startup developing advanced software products for complex space & defense missions has secured €760k ($800) in pre-seed funding round.

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  • 16.01.2024

    TGS Baltic advised Estonia’s state fund SmartCap on making an investment into Estonian deeptech startup Up Catalyst in its 4MEUR seed round

    TGS Baltic advised AS SmartCap Green Fund on making an investment into Estonian deeptech startup Up Catalyst in its 4 MEUR investment round led by German climate tech VC fund Extantia, supported by SmartCap along with the existing investors Sunly, Little Green Fund, Scottish Baltic Invest, and UniTartu Ventures.

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  • 12.10.2023

    TGS Baltic advised Paul-Tech in attracting an investment of 1.4 million from leading Estonian venture capital investors

    TGS Baltic advised the client throughout the entire transaction, from the negotiation and preparation of Estonian transaction documents to the completion of the transaction. The investment round was led by the Estonian venture capital fund Superangel, in which SmartCap, Honey Badger Capital, Estonian Business Angels Network (EstBAN), Tatoli AS, Overkill VC and business angels from Sweden participated.

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  • 29.09.2023

    TGS Baltic advised Nord Security, Lithuanian cyber security tech unicorn, on attracting $100 million investment

    Our client Nord Security closed the deal with the US private equity group Warburg Pincus and secured $100mn investment that almost doubled their value in one year – from $1.6bn to $3bn, making it one of the biggest deals in the tech sector this year.

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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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Awards & Recognition

  • IFLR 1000

    “The firm is particularly recognized for its strengths in private equity work.”

    IFLR 1000
  • Chambers and Partners

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

    Chambers and Partners

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