Private Equity

We understand that the amount of time needed to structure a private equity transaction can make or break a deal. When the stakes are high and time is short, private equity houses, investors, funds, banks, and financial institutions turn to us to rapidly deploy a focused and effective strategy and rely on our expertise, as we can advise them on all aspects of private equity. Our private equity team has handled innovative transactions with precision and care for established institutions and entrepreneurs.

Our clients have chosen our services because of the unique understanding we have developed of their business and because of an unparalleled track record in the field of private equity transactions. We add value to every step of each transaction. Our lawyers will advise you on how to structure and present bids, negotiate and draft acquisition and financing agreements, and then complete the transaction. We have acquired the trust of our clients by providing them with good results and successful resolutions.

The Legal 500 2024, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Lithuania office
"We’ve worked with COBALT on a number of M&A deals over the years, and they always deliver exceptional service. Their Corporate and M&A team is second to none, and they have a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities that arise in this space. We appreciate their responsiveness and attention to detail, and we know we can always count on them to provide the highest level of service."
The Legal 500 2024, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Lithuania office
"The team were very responsive and had good knowledge of the Venture Capital market in Europe and Lithuania."
Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/Commercial, Latvia office
Another clients adds: "I really like working with them," praising the firm's transactional offerings.
Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/Commercial, Latvia office
A client appreciates the team's high level of knowledge and says the firm is “client-oriented”.
The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Lithuania office
"As far as we have had to work with other law firms, we are most satisfied with COBALT for many reasons. In addition to having great legal knowledge, negotiation skills, and strategic thinking, they stand out for their client-oriented approach, responsiveness, practicality, creativity."
Chambers and Partners 2021, Corporate/Commercial, Estonia
Clients are eager to commend the lawyers' commercial approach, with one highlighting: "They are always proactive."
Chambers Global 2020, Corporate/Commercial, Latvia office
Clients highlight the team's responsiveness and deep bench. Sources also note the team's understanding of international client needs.
Chambers Europe 2019,Corporate/Commercial, Latvia office
Sources laud the team's offering in the Baltic region and its "good cross-border co-operation."
Chambers Europe 2018, Banking & Finance, Estonia office
"They are very committed and know what they are doing. They explained things very clearly and the drafting of the documentation went very smoothly."
Chambers Europe 2018, Banking & Finance, Estonia office
"Their lawyers have the right approach. When you need something, they are available and deliver work within a tight timeframe."
Chambers Europe 2018, Banking & Finance, Estonia office
"We were impressed with their precision, diligence and ability to work quickly."
IFLR1000 2017, Banking and finance, Lithuania office
“They provided clear advice on very technical matters.”
IFLR1000 2017, Banking and finance, Lithuania office
“It is a group of experienced professionals.”
IFLR1000 2016, Latvia office
“[…] it is widely regarded as one of the top-performing practices in Latvia.”
IFLR1000 2016, Latvia office
“The firm is absolutely excellent,” says one client. “Very professional, fast and solid in all areas of corporate laws, M&A and antitrust legislation.”
IFLR1000 2016, Latvia office
“COBALT were very good,” says one senior finance client. “The result of the work is 100% reliable and accurate. They offered highly-professional advice, strong ethical standards and are certainly client oriented.”
Chambers Europe 2015, Latvia office
“Experienced transactional practice group advising clients on complex domestic and cross-border M&A deals.”