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11
2019

FORT represented „Eika Real Estate Fund“ with regard to acquisition of the business centre „Highway“

On 27, 11 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT team has represented the fund „Eika Real Estate Fund“ managed by the investment management company UAB „Eika Asset Management“ with regard to acquisition of the business centre „Highway“. The fund invests in commercial real estate (developed or under development) and is intended for informed investors. Read more…

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11
2019

Takeaway from the IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019

On 26, 11 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

Last week FORT Riga lawyer, data protection officer Nikola Katrīna Megne attended one of the largest events for GDPR practitioners – IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2019 held in Brussels. Here are seven things to keep in mind after the congress that Nikola would like to share.

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10
2019

Accomplishments of FORT Legal Counsels Recognized by IFLR1000

On 03, 10 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

The world’s leading financial and legal directory IFLR1000 has recently published results of a summary of ratings of law firms and their experts. Once again accomplishments of all three FORT offices have been recognized by the international evaluation commission this year, and FORT has been ranked among the leading representatives of the industry. Read more…

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09
2019

FORT advised the sale of Estonia-based leading outdoor media group Digital Future

On 18, 09 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Kadri Lensment

Digital Future is active in Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH), traditional billboard advertising and digital signage. Their subsidiary Digiekraanid is the leading DOOH media player in Estonia (both in terms of revenue and number of screens), operating large-sized LED displays in prime urban areas and indoor screens in shopping centers and public spaces. In traditional non-digital OOH, the other subsidiary, MegaMedia, is the leader in standard 6×3 and large wall billboard formats, offering complementary long-term digitization potential.

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09
2019

FORT advised private equity fund ZGI-4 with regard to investment into Corle OÜ, the first investment of the fund in Estonia

On 13, 09 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Kadri Lensment

ZGI Capital is one of the most experienced venture capital fund managers in the Baltics and operates since 2005. Currently, ZGI Capital manages the fourth-generation private equity and venture capital fund “ZGI-4” already.

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08
2019

FORT advised private equity fund ZGI-4 with regard to investment of EUR 2 million in public limited company HansaMatrix

On 21, 08 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

HansaMatrix is a fast-growing company of high technologies which develops and industrializes new electronic products and systems and provides full range of production services, services of development and production of data networks, hardware, Internet of Things, industrial systems and other products in market segments of high added value. Shares of HansaMatrix akcijas are listed on the regulated market.

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08
2019

FORT contributed to the biggest real estate deal in Kaunas in the last 3 years

On 05, 08 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Law Office FORT

FORT has advised EfTEN Real Estate Fund 4 in acquisition of the shares of the company managing the shopping centre River Mall (http://www.pcrivermall.lt/) and the newly constructed business centre River Hall in Kaunas (the 2nd biggest city in Lithuania) from SIRIN group company (http://www.sirin.eu/). The total area of the shopping centre is 11,200 sq. m while the 5 floors business centre – 8,600 sq. m. Both objects host more than 30 tenants. According to Swedbank this is the biggest real estate transaction in Kaunas in the last three years.

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06
2019

Attorney from FORT Collaborating in Preparation of Commentaries to the Constitution of Latvia

On 12, 06 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Sandis Bertaitis

On the 11th of June, this year, at a solemn event held at the Parliament of Latvia, a book on constitutional law – “Latvijas Republikas Satversmes komentāri. V nodaļa. Likumdošana” (Commentaries on the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter V. Legislature) – was opened, which is a fundamental research about the legislative processes in Latvia. Dr.iur. Artūrs Caics, Attorney-at-Law practicing at our law firm, has also been collaborating in preparation of this book as a co-author.

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06
2019

FORT advises LHV in acquisition of Danske Bank’s loan portfolio of private clients in the amount of approximately 470 million euros.

On 03, 06 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Nadezda Bagai

FORT advises LHV in acquisition of Danske Bank’s loan portfolio of private clients in the amount of approximately 470 million euros. Our project team consists of Minni-Triin Park, Kirsti PentKuldar-Jaan TorokoffLiina KäisRiin RehepappOlger KaelepKristel Raamat and Kristjan Kahm.

See LHV stock exchange announcement HERE.

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05
2019

Rene Frolov re-elected to Competition Committee of Estonian Bar

On 24, 05 2019 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Nadezda Bagai

FORT-s partner and head of competition Rene Frolov was re-elected to the Competition Committee of the Estonian Bar Association for a new 3-year term. Read more…