Latvijas Riska kapitāla asociācija


09.10.2019 Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum 2019 Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum 2019 The Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum 2019 will be held in Riga on 6 November and will open its doors to accommodate representatives from private equity and venture capital funds, investment bankers, advisers and consultants, company managers and shareholders. LVCA will be represented by Chairwoman of Latvian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Kristīne Bērziņa who will speak on topical issues in the Baltic PE and VC industry during the forum. 01.10.2019 LVCA has a new chairwoman Kristine Berzina LVCA has a new chairwoman Kristine Berzina We are pleased to inform that the LVCA has a new chairwoman Kristine Berzina. The previous chairman Edgars Pigoznis will now be a representative of LVCA in the United Kingdom. On the 1st of October the LVCA board elected Kristine Berzina as the new Chairwoman of the Board. The previous chairman Edgars Pigoznis stepped down to be in charge of representing LVCA in the United Kingdom. The board members express their fullest gratitude towards Edgars Pigoznis for his long term leadership and valuable contributions to the development and guidance of the Latvian Venture Capital industry. 20.08.2019 CEE 2018 Statistics Report Released CEE 2018 Statistics Report Released Private equity fundraising for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) hit the highest annual level in a decade in 2018 with €1.8 billion, according to new data from Invest Europe. The report was released during the annual Baltic VCA Summit event today in Parnu. Buyout funds in CEE raised €1.1 billion, while the region’s venture capital funds attracted over €500 million for the second year in a row, reveals Invest Europe’s 2018 Central and Eastern Europe Private Equity Statistics[hyperlink] report. Private equity investment into companies across CEE reached €2.7 billion in 2018, the second-highest amount ever achieved, following 2017’s record €3.5 billion. The number of companies backed increased by 50% year-on-year to almost 400, also the second-highest level on record. This was driven by a sharp increase in CEE companies supported by venture capital. The number of private equity and venture capital-backed exits in CEE reached an all-time high of 128 companies divested in 2018. This represented a total value of over €1 billion for the fifth year running, measured at historical investment cost. Poland accounted for over half of this total exit value with €575 million. 

LVCA Chairman of the Board and Glücksburg Investment Partner
LVCA Executive director
LVCA Board member, FlyCap Partner
Āboliņš Ābols
LVCA Board member, BaltCap Partner
LVCA Board Member and "Commercialisation Reactor Fund" Limited Partner
LVCA Board Member and "COBALT Latvia" Partner
LVCA Board member and "Livonia Partners" Partner
LVCA Board Member and ZGI Capital Investment director
Project manager