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Cobalt and Tark Grunte Sutkiene Advise on Sale of Sekargas Shares to J.S. Hamilton Poland

Cobalt and Tark Grunte Sutkiene Advise on Sale of Sekargas Shares to J.S. Hamilton Poland


Cobalt has advised the shareholders of UAB Sekargas Ir Kompanija — a Lithuanian provider of cargo supervision and quality inspection services — on the sale of 70 percent of the company’s shares to J.S. Hamilton Poland S.A. Tark Grunte Sutkiene advised J.S. Hamilton Poland on the transaction, which closed in February following clearance by Lithuania's Competition Council and Commission for Approval of Conformity of Potential Participants to National Security Interests. The value of the transaction was not disclosed.

According to the terms of the deal, J.S. Hamilton Poland will be able to acquire the remaining 30% of Sekargas's shares in two to three years. 

J.S. Hamilton Poland started its quality inspection activity in 1989 in Gdynia and at present conducts its business throughout Poland and in Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

The Cobalt team was led by Partner Juozas Rimas, supported by Associate Mantas Juska.

The Tark Grunte Sutkiene team was led by Associate Partner Dalia Tamasauskaite-Ziliene, supported by Associates Giedrius Svidras and Indre Vickaite.

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COBALT has been named Baltic Law Firm of the Year 6 times. We were recognized as the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the Baltics at the IFLR European Awards in London. COBALT also won CEE Legal Matters Deal of the Year Award for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, as well as the overall Baltic Deal of the Year, at the 2019 CEE Legal Matters Awards. We have received multiple awards from the Chambers Europe, IFLR, The Lawyer and Mergermarket and we are regularly listed amongst the top performing M&A legal advisors in the Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket deal tables

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