Mergers and Acquisitions

PwC Legal’s M&A department is distinctive in three important aspects:

  1. International capability: through the PwC global network, our team comprises more than 3,500 lawyers in 95 countries – in terms of its geographical dimensions, it is the biggest law firm in the world. Therefore, we can set up and manage a team to successfully complete even the most complicated cross-border tasks.
  2. Unique competence in cooperation with PwC’s business consulting and taxation experts: our unique transaction team of 25 members combines M&A lawyers, business consulting experts and taxation advisors. As a result, we are one of the biggest and most experienced advisors for business transactions. We can provide solutions at any stage of the transaction and advise you on structuring, valuation and modelling, provide financial, legal and tax due diligence, data space management, help you with formation of joint ventures, management consulting, restructuring, preparation of necessary documentation, provide consultations in the post-transaction phase, and offer other services.
  3. Global Centre of Excellence: our team members regularly participate in the work of both M&A and other Centres of Excellence, as well as in training programmes where they can further enhance their professional skills. Due to their top knowledge and direct contacts with their international peers, they can successfully perform any cross-border transaction.

Our services

  • Mergers and acquisitions of companies (M&A)
  • Legal audits
  • Financial and taxation audits
  • Structuring of transactions
  • Formation of joint ventures
  • Restructuring and reorganisation
 
  • Management consulting
  • Purchase and sale of business/assets
  • Purchase and sale of stocks/shares and swaps
  • Shareholder agreements 
  • Negotiations
  • Post-transaction consulting

Some of the projects we have completed

  • Advising Siparila, a Finnish wood-processing company, in a transaction where a majority stake in the company was acquired by Thermory, a privately-owned Estonian company.
  • Advising investors on the acquisition of ISS Eesti, Estonia's largest real estate management and maintenance company.
  • Advising OneMed Group, a leading distributor of medical supplies in Northern Europe, on the acquisition of 100% ownership in Mercurio OÜ.
  • Advising Ensto Ensek, an international green technology company, on the merger of its subsidiaries.
  • Advising Forum Cinemas, the largest cinema chain in the Baltics, on the reorganisation of the companies belonging to the group.
  • Advising Elering AS on the acquisition of a majority stake in Fortum's Estonian gas transmission network in cooperation with PwC’s management consultants.
  • Advising LNV Capital, a US investment fund, on the acquisition of Radar Development in cooperation with PwC’s management consultants.
  • Performing a legal audit of Lowell Eesti AS on behalf of Marginalen AB.
  • Advising Amber Beverage Group on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Remedia AS, one of the largest alcohol producers in Estonia.
  • Advising EfTEN Capital on the sale of its shares in Astlanda Hotell AS, which operates Radisson Blu Sky Hotel and its property, in cooperation with PwC’s management consultants.
  • Advising Ionisos, a leading French and Spanish company providing cold sterilisation services, on the acquisition of an Estonian company.

Contact us

Rutt Värk

Head of M&A
M: +372 523 3800
rutt.vark@pwc.com

Indrek Ergma

Specialist Counsel / Attorney-at-Law
M: +372 529 4580
indrek.ergma@pwc.com

Karen Root

Senior Associate
karen.root@pwc.com

Maris Alt

Associate
maris.alt@pwc.com

Karin Marosov

Specialist Counsel / Attorney-at-Law
M: +372 518 9852
karin.marosov@pwc.com

Imbi Jürgen

Senior Associate
M: +372 529 5932
imbi.jurgen@pwc.com

Erik Salur

Senior Associate
erik.salur@pwc.com

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