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COBALT

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2LithuaniaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-established team that advises clients on high-value transactions. Works for prominent international banks and domestic corporate clients as well as private equity houses. Regularly advises on acquisition financings, project financings and refinancing mandates, with further expertise in venture capital funds. Also advises on regulatory issues, including licensing matters.

Work highlights

Acted for Citibank on a EUR930 million senior and mezzanine financing mandate to refinance Technopolis Group.

Notable practitioners

Department head Akvilė Bosaitė has considerable experience in project finance and the establishment of funds. She also handles venture capital mandates as well as assisting financial institutions with licensing. Sources praise her business sense, one noting her "understanding of clients' needs, proactive style and full-scope advice."

Elijus Burgis advises clients on a range of transactional mandates, including project financings on behalf of lenders.

Eva Suduiko provides support to clients involved in project and acquisition financing mandates. She also assists international and domestic clients with licensing issues.

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Overview

4 partners, 7 fee earners based in Vilnius

COBALT Vilnius Banking & Finance expertise and in-depth knowledge cover the full range of financing, financial services regulation, and capital markets advice, including cross-border financing, aircraft finance, loan portfolio transfers, M&A of financial institutions, FinTech (licencing and post-licencing), compliance, anti-money laundering, venture and growth investments, funds and asset management, structured finance and securitisation, finance litigation, insurance, equity capital markets, debt capital markets, compliance, sovereign debt, and derivatives.

  • Advised EBRD, Swedbank, and Citadele banks providing EUR 86 million syndicated loan for the development of UAB Vakarų medienos grupė.
  • Advised the US „buy now, pay later“ unicorn Sezzle in receiving the e-money institution licence to expand their activities in Europe.

Key Clients: EBRD, Luminor bank, Swedbank, Practica Capital, Sezzle.

Contact: Eva Suduiko, Partner, Akvilė Bosaitė, Partner                  

Email[email protected]; [email protected]

Members

Bosaitė, Akvilė (Head of Department)

Balčiūnė, Aurelija

Burgis, Elijus

Milašauskienė, Justina

Norkus, Irmantas

Suduiko, Eva

Suduiko, Eva

Clients

DNB Bank, Nordea, EIB, Deutsche Bank, Luminor bank, EBRD

Banking & Finance Department

COBALT

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Department location

Lvovo 25

Vilnius

Vilnius

Lithuania

LT-09320

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Lithuania

Banking & Finance


Akvilė Bosaitė
Band 2
Elijus Burgis
Band 4
Eva Suduiko
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