Industrials

Ellex Raidla has deep knowledge of legal areas critical to success in this sector. Today many manufacturers operate within the constraints of a complex framework of national and international regulations that challenges their efforts to achieve business goals. We help a diverse range of manufacturing clients and our experience covers customs and import/export regulations, environmental regulations, construction, real estate and procurement issues, product safety and competition matters.
Key projects in the field

Key contacts

Jüri Raidla

Senior Partner

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Martin Triipan

Partner

Head of Environment, Planning and Administrative Law practice group
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Risto Vahimets

Partner

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Jaanus Ikla

Counsel

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Triin Frosch

Counsel

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Rauno Klemm

Senior Associate

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Gerda Liik

Senior Associate

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Karl-Erich Trisberg

Senior Associate

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Alla Kuznetsova

Senior Associate

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Martin-Johannes Raude

Senior Associate

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Julia Kisseljova

Associate

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Key projects in the field

We advised Tahe Outdoors OU on the acquisition of the French company BIC Sport
The Estonian manufacturer of watersports equipment Tahe Outdoors OU is continuing its international expansion and bought BIC Sport, the watersports subsidiary of the French BIC group, for 6 to 9 mln euros.
 
This transaction will lead to the creation of a new and dynamic worldwide player, with unique industrial technologies across a wide range of products and an international network of specialist retailers. BIC Sport’s products will continue to be manufactured and sold under license, together with the SIC & OXBOW Brands.
 
Founded in 1979, BIC Sport pioneered the windsurf industry and progressively diversified its activities to include surfing, kayaking, junior racing dinghies and stand-up paddleboarding. Headquartered in Vannes, France, BIC Sport sells its products in more than 90 countries.
 
Tahe Outdoors is one of the most successful and dynamic European manufacturers of paddle sports and kitesurf products, with strong brands such as Tahe Marine, Core, Zegul, Egalis... Founded in 1989, based in Estonia, Tahe Outdoors is distributed in more than 50 countries with products manufactured in France, Germany & Estonia.
 
The transaction was advised by  Ellex Raidla’s Partner Risto Vahimets, Senior Associate Karl-Erich Trisberg and Associate Anna Trine Raudsepp.
Ellex Raidla advised Paged Group on the acquisition of Valmos
Paged Group, a Polish industrial and investment group, has purchased a 100% stake in Valmos, one of the largest Estonian producers of veneer. The Polish investor plans to support the company’s intensive development, including further investments in expanding the production capacities and efficiency at Valmos’ production facility.
 
Paged Group consists of the parent company, Paged S.A., and subsidiaries in five key business segments: plywood, interior design and furniture, services and technology, property and other activities. The Group’s plywood segment, with five modern factories in Poland, is one of the largest plywood producers in Europe.
 
Kaamos Group is an Estonian capital based industrial and investment group, with 15 years of successful track record in the field of real estate development, construction, and timber industry.
 
Paged Group was advised by Ellex Raidla’s Partner Sven Papp, Counsel Jaanus Ikla, Senior Associates Gerda Liik, Helen Ratso, Reet Saks, Associates Kaisa Laidvee and Lawyer Kairi Kilgi.
Ellex Raidla advised Stora Enso in connection of the sale of Puumerkki Oy
Stora Enso announced that has divested 100% of its shares in the Finnish Puumerkki Oy and the Estonian Puumerkki AS to Mimir Invest AB, a global investment firm.
 
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets.
 
This divestment supports Stora Enso’s Wood Products division in focusing on its growth strategy and further build on the strength of the premium portfolio of products and services.
 
The transaction was advised by Ellex Raidla's Partner Sven Papp and Senior Associate Gerda Liik.
 
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