Banking & Financial Institutions

“Banking and finance is a core area at TGS Baltic, which attracts an extensive client portfolio” thanks to “a high level of service and excellent response times.” (Legal 500)

We advise banks, insurance companies, financial brokerage companies and other financial institutions on regulatory and transactional issues. Our lawyers also regularly advise governments, financial regulators and EU institutions. The team has completed many prominent local and cross-border deals, including the first ever Baltic cross-border merger of insurance companies.

We have also been extensively involved in EU and other international funding programs, including the Jeremy programme to invest public funds in private equity funds, European Investment Bank financing for housing renovation and other programmes.

  • We regularly provide services to 3 of the 4 biggest Baltic banks.
  • We have more than 40 local and international financial institutions as our clients.
  • The team is “very creative and innovative in negotiations, structuring transactions and coming up with non-standard solutions”, “competent, service-minded and hands-on” and “has been important in cross-border transactions.” (IFLR 1000)
  • “Impresses clients with its full-service capability and strength in multi-jurisdiction deals,'' has “broad experience, including transaction finance, capital markets and banking regulatory work” and is “highly skilled in distressed loan restructuring and EU financing schemes.” (Chambers Europe)

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Advice and representation on:

  • banking regulatory work
  • asset finance
  • asset-based lending
  • acquisition leveraged finance
  • structured finance transactions
  • securitisation
  • trade and commodities finance
  • insurance
  • public offerings
  • derivatives
  • securities and exchange compliance
  • securities regulation and enforcement
  • other financial matters