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Jānis Lasmanis


M&A Baltics

Location: Riga, Latvia
Work phone: +371 26 559 544


Jānis is a Partner at the Riga office of M&A Baltics, Oaklins’ member firm in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. He joined the firm in 2017. His main area of expertise is in manufacturing, although he also has an extensive track record in the automotive, energy, logistics and public sectors. Jānis has an excellent network covering a wide range of contacts among industry leaders and public sector decision makers. His most notable recent transaction was the MBO of Groglass, an internationally leading manufacturer of coated glass.

Jānis has considerable experience in managing industry-leading manufacturing companies, both in Latvia and abroad, and he has led several companies through complex turnarounds, bringing them out of bankruptcy to sustainable profitability. Jānis has a Master of Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the BA School of Business and Finance.