Award “Investor of the Year”

Investor of the Year is an initiative of Latvian Business Angels Network (LatBAN) and Latvian Private and Venture capital association (LVCA) established in 2015 to honour investors and consultants, as well as industry supporters, who have made significant contributions to the Latvian investment environment and business development.

Winners of “Investor of the Year 2015” Award nominations

Winners in the sector of private investments:

“Green Star”

Genuine Wind — new-type wind generators

Investor — Armands Garkāns

“Golden Star” 

Perfume Vending — production and exportation of perfume vending machines

Investor — Uldis Salzirnis

“Rising Star”

Jobbatical OU — an electronic platform for organising cooperation between recruiters and job seekers

Investor — Jānis Rancāns

Winners in the legal sector:

Financial Consultant of the Year

Porta Finance receives the award for the professionally conducted transaction on attracting Mogo mezzanine funding of EUR 23M

Legal Consultant of the Year

COBALT receives the award for conducting several significant sales transactions, including the selling of Rīgas Piensaimnieks capital shares.

Selling of the Year

selling of Naco Technologies to German Schaeffler Group

The award is received by: Imprimatur Capital Fund Management, ZGI Capital and Proks Capital

Investment of the Year


Investors — funds FlyCap, Imprimatur Capital and Expansion Capital

Joint award:

Industry Supporter of the Year