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2023 - 11 - 06
COBALT successfully represented CC Beverages Holdings II B.V. in a concentration case regarding the acquisition of Brown-Forman Finland. The Competition Council allowed the Dutch company CC Beverages Holdings II B.V. to acquire 100 percent of the Finnish company Brown-Forman Finland..
2023 - 09 - 18
The Italian company, Italferr, has won the tender to provide engineering consultancy and construction supervision services for the mainline construction of Rail Baltica in Latvia. The contract value awarded in public procurement procedure is EUR 141.5 million. Under the contract,..
2023 - 08 - 09
BaltCap Private Equity Fund III and the investment company Draugiem Capital have signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Latvia-based multi-sector production company Pepi Rer SIA to boost the global expansion of the business. Pepi Rer is renowned..
2023 - 05 - 02
Estonian Transport Administration has announced procurement for the design and construction of the Sindi-Lodja bridge crossing the Reiu River. For the first time in Estonia, the work is carried out based on the alliance procurement model. “Such a procurement method..
2023 - 04 - 28
COBALT advises Creative Hub of Tallinn on conducting public procurements. COBALT’s team consults the Creative Hub of Tallinn with all the public procurement processes from identifying the need for public procurement, planning the public procurement to the final reporting in..
Successful representation of UAB GRIFS AG: the investigation by the Competition Council into the actions of security service providers was terminated
2023 - 02 - 01
COBALT successfully represented the licensed international capital security service provider UAB GRIFS AG. The Competition Council terminated the investigation into compliance of the actions of companies providing security services with the requirements of the Competition Law. The one-and-a-half-year-long investigation began..
COBALT advises Neo Performance Materials Inc. upon development of magnet manufacturing plant in Estonia
2022 - 11 - 24
For more than a year, Neo Performance Materials Inc. (“Neo”), the parent company of NPM Silmet OÜ, has been working on establishing a state-of-the-art sintered rare earth permanent magnet manufacturing facility in Estonia. The construction is expected to be launched..
Landmark case closed after almost 14 years: COBALT succesfully defends airBaltic and Riga International Airport against flyLAL
2022 - 06 - 20
COBALT has successfully defended the airline airBaltic and Riga International Airport against antitrust claims brought by flyLAL, a bankrupt carrier. On 16 June 2022, the Supreme Court of Lithuania (SCL) finally dismissed the claims. The claims of flyLAL and its..