Dechert and Cobalt have advised MidEuropa on its acquisition of the Hobby Hall Group and Pigu UAB. Pohla & Hallmagi and PWC Legal advised the Hobby Hall Group on the sale, while Sorainen advised Pigu.
Pohla & Hallmagi’s team was led by Partner Toivo Viilup.
PwC Legal Estonia’s team was led by Head of M&A Rutt Vark.
Cobalt's team included, in Estonia, Partners Peeter Kutman and Elo Tamm, Specialist Counsel Elena Hansov, Senior Associate Madis Reppo, and Associate Tiit-Gregor Mets, in Latvia, Partner Guntars Zile and Senior Associate Diana Zepa, and in Lithuania, Partner Elijus Burgis, Managing Associate Deimante Pagiriene, and Senior Associate Justinas Sileika.
Sorainen's team included Partner Mantas Petkevicius and Associate Mindaugas Baniulis.
Editor's note: After this article was published, Dechert announced that its team was led by Partner Christopher Field and Senior Associate Ivo Cavrak and included Partner Daniel Hawthorne, Senior Associate Adam Kidane, and Associates and associate Nicolas Kokkinos.
Subsequently, DLA Piper announced that it had advised MCI.PrivateVentures on the sale of Lithuania's UAB Pigu. The firm's team was overseen by Warsaw-based Corporate Partner Marta Frackowiak and Senior Associate Michal Gintowt, supported by lawyers in the firm's Luxembourg office.