Johanna
Lumiste
Associate / Estonia
 
about

Johanna Lumiste is an​ Associate at COBALT Estonia. She is specialised in the fields of banking and finance. She mainly advises on venture capital investments, other financing transactions as well as various corporate matters, investor-startup relations, and mergers and acquisitions. She has advised several international and local venture capital funds on investing in promising startups​.
 
Johanna holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Tartu. During her studies, Johanna has also gained professional knowledge as an exchange student at the University of Vienna and the Faculty of Law of the University of Mannheim. Additionally, Johanna has successfully participated in a moot court competition hosted by the Estonian Moot Court Society, where her team won first place in 2018 and later joined the organizing team for the same event held in 2019.

 
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Languages
  • Estonian, English, Russian, German


Membership & education
  • Member of Estonian Law Students’ Association (EÕÜL)
  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences (MA), law, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2021)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (BA), law, University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, Estonia (2019)
  • Summer School of European Private Law, University of Salzburg, Austria (2019)
  • Exchange student, University of Mannheim, Germany (2018)
  • Exchange student, University of Vienna, Austria (2017)
 
experience
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  • 2022 — 04 — 01
    COBALT advised Nordtreat on raising a 4 million euro investment
  • 2022 — 02 — 17
    COBALT advised venture capital fund Karma Ventures on investment in start-up CybExer Technologies
  • 2022 — 02 — 10
    COBALT advised start-up Binalyze on raising a 10 million dollar investment
  • 2021 — 12 — 03
    COBALT advised venture capital funds Change Ventures and Crosslight Partners on investment in Gelatex
  • 2021 — 11 — 01
    COBALT advised venture capital fund Change Ventures on raising additional investments
  • 2021 — 10 — 12
    COBALT advised Blossom Capital on investment in Aurelia
  • 2021 — 10 — 07
    COBALT advised EdgeCap Partners on investment in Roofit.solar
  • 2021 — 08 — 05
    COBALT advised venture capital fund Change Ventures on investment in Outvio
  • 2021 — 07 — 20
    COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in Eurora
  • 2021 — 07 — 14
    COBALT advised on EQT Ventures on leading a 7.9 million dollar investment round on Single.Earth
  • 2021 — 07 — 12
    COBALT advised Nordic Aviation Capital regarding contract amendments and re-registration of guarantees
  • 2021 — 05 — 27
    COBALT advised Nordic Secondary Fund on the acquisition of shares in Fiizy
  • 2021 — 03 — 02
    COBALT advised Earlybird Digital East Fund on investment in Binalyze
  • 2021 — 02 — 26
    COBALT advised Karma Ventures on follow-on investment in CGTrader
  • 2021 — 02 — 02
    COBALT advised Change Ventures on investing in INZMO
  • 2021 — 01 — 05
    COBALT advised Change Ventures on investment in Fyma
  • 2020 — 11 — 06
    COBALT advised 3Commas on raising $3 million in series A funding
  • 2020 — 07 — 31
    COBALT advised Capfield on receiving a loan of EUR 85 million
  • 2020 — 05 — 22
    COBALT advised LHV Pank on the establishment of its covered bond program
  • 2020 — 04 — 06
    COBALT advised AS PRFoods on the public offering and listing of secured notes
  • 2019 — 09 — 30
    COBALT advised Luminor, Nordea and DNB on closing transaction with Blackstone