Edgars has more than 15 years of professional experience in Banking & Finance, capital markets and M&A field. During his practice Edgars has successfully advised some of the most significant financing, capital markets and M&A transactions in the region (both Latvian and cross-border) and has earned an excellent reputation for being one of the top specialists in the field. His clients include major international and local credit and financial institutions, private equity and venture capital funds and investors. Edgars is also a member of the Legal Committee of Latvian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Before joining COBALT, Edgars was working as an in-house counsel at Swedbank.
Master’s degree in Law, Turiba School of Business Administration, Riga, Latvia (2007)
Master’s degree in Business Administration, BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia (2007)
Lawyer qualification in law, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia (2005)
Latvian Bar Association (since 2010)
COBALT advised SEB and Swedbank in extending a EUR 185 million financing to EUROAPOTHECA group
COBALT advises Storent Investments on issue of EUR 10 million bonds
COBALT advised joint lead managers on issue of dual-tranche Eurobonds by the Republic of Latvia in a total amount of EUR 650 million
COBALT advised Morgan Stanley in connection with the financing of the acquisition and takeover bid of Olympic Entertainment Group shares
COBALT advised Kartesia on its investment in Groglass®
COBALT advised Latvenergo on corporate governance matters related to the reduction of company’s share capital