Vidmantas Drizga > TGS Baltic > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

TGS Baltic
QUADRUM BUSINESS CITY
EAST BUILDING 8TH FLOOR
KONSTITUCIJOS AVE. 21A, 08130 VILNIUS
Lithuania

Work Department

Practices:
Private Equity & Venture Capital / Capital Markets / Corporate Law / Restructuring & Insolvency / Commercial Law / Shareholders Disputes

Position

Partner, Head of Manufacturing industry group (Lithuania)

Career

  • Since 2003 Partner at the law firm TGS Baltic (former Sutkienė, Pilkauskas & Partners)
  • 1999 – 2004 Head of Enforcement Department of the Securities Commission of the Republic of Lithuania
  • 1996 – 1999 senior specialist at Enforcement Department of the Securities Commission of the Republic of Lithuania

Languages

English, Lithuanian, Russian

Memberships

  • Member of the Lithuanian Bar Association

Education

  • 1999 Vilnius University, Faculty of Law (Master of Law)

Lawyer Rankings

Lithuania > Intellectual property

TGS Baltic‘s team of specialists are ‘responsible and attentive’, and assist clients with trade mark litigation, drafting product development contracts and the acquisition of businesses with IP portfolios. Mindaugas Civilka and Vidmantas Drizga jointly lead the team.  The ‘professional’ Agnus Pilipavičius is acting for Hostinger in a number of litigation cases concerning the termination of a software licence agreement with Profis.

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

TGS Baltic is ‘absolutely a leading firm for corporate matters’. The team includes Marius Matonis, whose wide-ranging expertise includes M&A, private equity investments, privatisations and corporate restructurings. Agnius Pilipavičius assists state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and listed companies with corporate governance issues, and is also active in securities matters and shareholder disputes. Dalia Tamašauskaitė-Žilienė advised the owners of Proplastik in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on selling their business to Europe’s largest semi-finished plastics distributor Vink Group. Matonis, Pilipavičius and Tamašauskaitė-Žilienė co-head the group. Another key figure is Vidmantas Drizga, who acted for organic food company AUGA group on a secondary offering of shares.

Lithuania > Banking, finance and capital markets

TGS Baltic, whose team demonstrates ‘an extremely high level of expertise’, handles all aspects of banking and finance law for commercial banks, hedge funds and private equity firms. Managing partner Vilius Bernatonis is a ‘unique lawyer’, who ‘strives to deliver value.’ He was the lead adviser to ING Bank and the other creditors on the provision of finance to companies of Indorama Ventures group, including the Lithuanian subsidiary UAB Orion Global Pet. Žygimantas Stankevičius provides the Association of Lithuanian Banks with banking law advice. Vidmantas Drizga is an expert on private equity funds and securities mandates. Associate Karolina Lapinskaita, who is ‘extremely efficient’, is knowledgeable about asset management, licensing of financial institutions and crowdfunding.