Financials & Investments

Ellex Klavins advises leading financial institutions and investment companies on the most significant finance transactions. We enjoy a heavy volume of banking-related work, including commercial lending, syndicated loans, refinancing and portfolio restructuring. Our experts assist clients seeking to operate on a cross-border basis to comply with EU passporting and general good provisions, or alternatively we help clients to structure the nature of their investment services in order to comply with applicable restrictions or requirements.
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Egons Piķelis


Co-head of Banking & Finance Practice Group
+371 6781 4848

Valters Diure

Associate Partner

Co-head of Banking & Finance Practice Group
+371 67350541
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Ellex and Allen & Overy advise Blackstone on the acquisition of a majority stake in Luminor for EUR one billion
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Key projects in the field

We advised SG Capital Partners AIFP on raising investments in the amount of EUR 80 million
Ellex Klavins provided legal assistance to the alternative investment fund manager SIA SG Capital Partners AIFP with regard to raising investments in the commercial real estate fund SG Capital Partners Fund I KS managed by it. The overall amount of the investments of SG Capital Partners Fund I KS reaches 80 million euros.
SG Capital Partners AIFP is the manager of investments in commercial real estate in the Baltics, which invests in income-generating retail and office properties in Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn focusing on sustainability. Investors of SG Capital Partners Fund I KS are the leading institutional investors in the Baltic Region.
Associate Marta Cera and Tax Consultant Zinta Jansons from Law Firm Ellex Klavins advised the client on the matter.
We assisted SG Capital Partners to obtain an AIFM licence from the FCMC
Ellex Klavins provided legal assistance to SIA SG Capital Partners in obtaining an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) license from the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC).
SIA SG Capital Partners AIFM has been operating as a registered alternative investment fund manager since 2016. With the FCMC Board's decision to grant the license, that registration has been cancelled and SG Capital Partners AIFM has become a licensed alternative investment fund manager, which is the first such case in Latvia.
SG Capital Partners AIFP (SG Capital) is a Baltic commercial real estate investment manager and manages the closed alternative investment fund KS SG Capital Partners Fund 1.
The client was advised by Ellex Klavins Associate Marta Cera and Tax Consultant Zinta Jansons.
More information is available here.
We advised Baltic Retail Properties Latvia on a significant merger and reorganisation of its subsidiaries
Ellex Klavins provided full legal service to Baltic Retail Properties Latvia in relation to merger with its three subsidiaries in Latvia, related reorganisation matters and registration of outcoming changes in public registers.
The engagement was successfully completed on August 2018.
Shareholder of Baltic Retail Properties Latvia is Lithuanian investment company Baltic Retail Properties which is licensed and has been partnered with the leading US REIT W. P. Carey, Rakauskas family and Kesko Corporation, and invests into retail real estate in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.
In Latvia the client was advised by Senior Associate Māris Brizgo and Senior Partner Raimonds Slaidiņš.