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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 4,000 lawyers in 100+ 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.

International recognition

The law firm PwC Legal Estonia has received high recognition in the rankings of the international legal catalog IFLR1000.


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

Contact us

Hugh Owen

Of Counsel, PwC Legal

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Some of the deals we have recently advised

  • PwC Legal Estonia advised the owners of Tradehouse, a leading Estonian retail company and wholesaler of beauty products, in a major deal by which the investment fund, BaltCap Growth Fund, became a majority shareholder in the company.

  • PwC Legal Estonia advised Hobby Hall Group OÜ and its owners in a deal whereby Mid Europa Partners acquired UAB Pigu and Hobby Hall Group OÜ. As a result of the transaction, Mid Europa became the majority shareholder and the sellers remained minority shareholders in the combined group, which represents the leading e-commerce and online marketplace platform operating across Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, with a growing presence in Finland.

  • PwC Legal Estonia advised German defence company KMW to acquire a minority stake in Estonia's Milrem Robotics, a developer and manufacturer of military robotic land systems.

  • PwC Legal Estonia has recently advised Stell Eesti AS — a leading company in the real estate maintenance sector – in the acquisition process of two competitors.

  • PwC Legal Estonia acted as a local counsel Novamont, a leading Italian company in the development and production of biochemicals and compostable bioplastics, in acquiring BioBag International — a Norwegian company that develops and produces innovative compostable and biodegradable products.

  • PwC Legal Estonia advised Ragn-Sells AS, a leading Estonian company in the waste management sector, in acquiring 100% shareholding in OÜ Pandipakendi Automatiseeritud Käitlussüsteem — a company engaged in the operation and sales of reverse vending machines for returning packages.

  • Advising Osaühing Krimelte and Osaühing Penosil Eesti in a deal by which Penosil bought 50% ownership in Krimelte from Russian investors. 

  • 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 OneMed Group, a leading distributor of medical supplies in Northern Europe, on the acquisition of 100% ownership in Mercurio OÜ.

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