We offer our clients expertise across every practice area and cross-border experience within the manufacturing and industrial services sector. Our team brings a wealth of experience in the legal areas critical to success in this highly competitive environment, including corporate, employment, environmental, international trade and investment, litigation, intellectual property, and tax issues. Ellex Klavins has worked with a diverse range of manufacturing clients that includes major companies in the chemical, electronics, pharmaceutical, and automotive industries, as well as large and small enterprises in other industries.
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Ellex advised Consolis Group on the acquisition of TMB Group's Latvian and Finnish operations
May 2019
Consolis Group, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of precast concrete solutions, will strengthen its position in Northern Europe and Latvia by acquiring a major part of TMB Group, one of the main producers of concrete elements in the Baltics and Finland.
Through this acquisition, Consolis reinforces its presence in Northern Europe and Latvia. Those activities benefit from the long-lasting experience of TMB Group which brings more than 50 years of industry expertise and specific capabilities in both residential and non-residential buildings. It operates in Finland through Betonimestarit Oy and in Latvia through TMB Elements SIA. The annual revenues of these local operations acquired by Consolis exceeded €100 million in 2018.
Ellex team was led by Partner Sven Papp and included Ellex Raidla Senior Associates Gerda Liik and Martin Maesalu in Estonia, and Ellex Klavins Partner Peteris Dalderis and Senior Associate Reinis Sokolovs in Latvia.
More information is available here.
Ellex Klavins advised and represented a major steel distributor in a complex employment dispute
Successfully assisting our client - a major steel distributor in Latvia - in a complex employment dispute. The case involved court proceedings with an employee who was dismissed due to inability to perform his job obligations as the result of an inappropriate medical condition. The matter concerned an area that has not yet been addressed by the Latvian case-law – situations when an occupational doctor orders the employer to follow certain limitations in respect of employees work but the employer is unable to provide work to the employee that would satisfy these limitations.
The client was represented by partner Daiga Zivtina and associate partner Andris Lazdins.
Ellex Klavins advised NCH Capital on the sale of Groglass
US-based private equity house NCH Capital has sold Latvia-based anti-reflective coatings manufacturer Groglass to UK-based Kartesia alongside the management, in an MBO transaction.
Ellex Klavins provided legal advice to NCH Capital in the transaction, and the client was consulted by Senior Associate Māris Brizgo. Additionally, our experts advised the client in relation to vendors due diligence prior to the transaction.
NCH Capital is a global investment firm with more than $3bn AUM. NCH Capital was founded in 1993, forming twenty-five funds targeting inefficiencies in capital-starved markets. The firm’s deep-value strategies are executed, depending on the local opportunity set, through investments in real estate, agribusiness, private equity and publicly quoted securities.
Groglass is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers of anti-reflective and other high-performance coatings on glass and acrylic for various industries, including high-end electronic and static displays, picture framing, museum showcases and construction materials.