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Cobalt has advised BaltCap Latvia Venture Capital Fund and funds managed by Imprimatur Capital, together with other shareholders, on the sale of Blue Bridge Technologies to Everfield. BDO Law advised Everfield on the deal.

Cobalt, working with Clifford Chance, has advised joint lead managers Citi, Deutsche Bank, Erste Group, and Nomura on the EUR 850 million issuance of 4-year eurobonds by the Republic of Latvia. Allen & Overy reportedly advised the Republic of Latvia.

Cobalt has successfully represented biogas power plants Ziedi JP, AD Biogazes Stacija, Bio Future, Gas Stream, Conatus Bioenergy, International Investments, Agro Lecava, RZS Energo, and Macibu un Petijumu Staimnieciba Vecauce before Latvia’s Constitutional Court in a dispute related to specific requirements for the efficient use of thermal energy under mandatory procurement.

Cobalt has advised Northzone on its investment in technology start-up Katana. New investors Northzone and Lightrock and existing investors Atomico and 42CAP participated in the USD 35 million series B round.

Cobalt at a Glance

COBALT is a closely integrated alliance of top-tier law offices across the Baltics, uniting more than 250 attorneys and support staff. During 25 years of experience, we have become a strategic partner to our clients in handling both daily matters and complex large–scale transactions and disputes.

The firm’s broad spectrum of expertise and established position as the market leader gives a comprehensive basis for providing full-service business law advice.

Top international and regional businesses, financial institutions, state and local governments, and the region’s most promising start-ups are among our clients. We offer leading-edge solutions in key industry sectors: Consumer Products, Trade & Distribution, Real Estate & Construction, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Communications, Media & Technologies, Financial Services, Transport & Logistics.

COBALT has been named Baltic Law Firm of the Year 7 times receiving Chambers Europe, IFLR, The Lawyer and Mergermarket awards, and we are regularly listed amongst the top-performing M&A legal advisors in the Bloomberg, Refinitiv and Mergermarket deal tables. Recognized as the No.1 Lithuanian law firm in the Prospera Law Firm Review 2021 and No. 1 law firm in Latvia in 2022, 2020, 2019, and 2018 client satisfaction surveys. We were recognized as a Baltic-wide Law Firm of the Year at the 2022 Chambers Europe Awards ceremony and named the Baltic States Tax Firm of the Year and Pro Bono Firm of the Year at the annual ITR EMEA Tax Awards 2021 ceremony. 

More information on COBALT can be found at www.cobalt.legal.