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Derling Primus has advised Skoda Vagonka on its agreement with Pasazieru Vilciens for the production and supply of 32 electric trains in Latvia. The contract for the purchase of electric trains, which includes staff training, equipment for maintenance and a spare parts fund, is worth almost EUR 242 million.

Dentons and Cobalt have advised Latvia's airBaltic airline on its July 23, 2019 placement of 200 million euro issue 6.75 percent 5-year bonds — the largest corporate bond issuance ever originating from Latvia. Linklaters advised J.P. Morgan as global coordinator and it andSEB as joint bookrunners.

Sorainen and Mannheimer Swartling have advised telecommunication company Bite on its agreement with Tele2 to create a shared radio access network in Lithuania and Latvia. TGS Baltic and Vinge advised Tele2.According to Sorainen, the partnership is expected to boost the 5G network development process and benefit for the development of modern economies in Latvia and Lithuania. It will also enable companies to increase service quality for their clients by offering a wider, stronger network and optimizing each party’s network infrastructure maintenance and development costs.

TGS Baltic has announced that Triniti Latvia Partner Sandis Petrovics and his team of six lawyers will leave that firm to join TGS Baltic's Riga office on July 1, 2019.

Primus Derling has advised Besix ReRe Group, consisting of N.V. Besix S.A. from Belgium and SIA Rere Buve from Latvia, on its agreement with Eiropas Dzelzceļa llnijas to develop the complex building design and construct the Rail Baltica Riga railway bridge, earth bank, and Riga Central Passenger Station.

Cobalt has advised AB SEB Bankas on arranging the EUR 70 million notes issue program of AS Attistibas Finansu Institucija Altum and issuance of EUR 15 million notes with a yield of 0.95%.

Cobalt has advised the shareholders of the TMB Group on the sale of its Finnish and Latvian operations to the Consolis Group, a European supplier of precast concrete solutions, acting through is Finnish entity, Parma Oy. Ellex Raidla, acting with Finland's Krogerus and Sweden's Setterwalls law firms, advised the buyers.

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COBALT is a trusted partner for daily matters and complex large-scale transactions and disputes. The firm’s broad spectrum of expertise and established position as the market leader give a comprehensive basis for providing advice on special areas of business law.

We advise top international and regional businesses, financial institutions, state and local governments, and the region’s most promising start-ups. 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 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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