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 > Banking, finance and capital markets

TGS Baltic is a leading name for capital markets work, as is evidenced by it recently acting for Lithuania’s Ministry of Finance on its issuance of €2bn worth of Eurobonds in connection with the Covid 19 pandemic. Other prominent areas of activity included acquisition finance and property finance transactions, as well as fintech-related matters. Žygimantas Stankevičius formerly worked as head of legal at Luminor (Lithuania’s largest bank), making him well-placed to handle regulatory work. He jointly leads the team with Vidmantas Drizga, who is an expert in capital markets transactions, derivatives and insolvencies. In addition to acting for major players in the domestic market, the firm’s client base also consists of international names such as Credit Suisse and Revolut. Vilius Bernatonis and associate partner Mantas Gofmanas are also recommended.

Lithuania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

At TGS BalticMarius Matonis has been instrumental in some of the biggest M&A and private equity transactions in the market, and counts major private equity house Baltcap as a key client. Agnius Pilipavičius has broad expertise in corporate and commercial law, with notable strengths in restructurings, corporate governance, shareholder disputes and securities matters. Matonis and Pilipavičius co-head the practice with Dalia Tamašauskaitė-Žilienė, who is experienced in matters involving highly regulated sectors, such as banking, energy and insurance. Another name to note is Vidmantas Drizga, who is a highly respected name in the manufacturing sector. Aurimas Pauliukevičius is a noted expert in private equity and venture capital transactions.