Wolf Theiss, working with Freshfields’ Frankfurt office, has advised Alpen Glasfaser on a EUR 417.5 million financing from a consortium including UniCredit Bank Austria, KfW IPEX-Bank, La Banque Postale, Erste Group Bank, Natixis, and Hypo NOE. Binder Groesswang, working with Clifford Chance’s Frankfurt office, advised the banks.
CMS Advises Alpla on Joint Venture with Inden Pharma
CMS has advised the Alpla Group on establishing a pharmaceutical packaging market joint venture with Spain's Inden Pharma.
Schoenherr and Wolf Theiss Advise on Volksbank Wien EUR 500 Million Green Note Issuance
Schoenherr has advised joint lead managers Danske Bank, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Erste Group Bank, Natixis, Raiffeisen Bank International, and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 500 million issuance by Volksbank Wien of 4.750% green ordinary senior eligible notes due March 2027. Wolf Theiss advised Volksbank Wien.
Insight Into Regulatory Crisis Instruments to Solve Crises in Austria
The first article in this series looked at the background to energy crisis law and its implication for the proposed single market emergency instrument (SMEI) (for further details, see "Insight into regulatory crisis instruments to solve crises in European Union").
E+H Advises Solenis on Acquisition of Diversey
E+H, working with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, has advised Solenis on its acquisition of Diversey Holdings.
Did You Know: Austrian Real Estate Leaderboard
Did You Know that, according to the Activity Rankings function of the CEELMDirect website, only seven lawyers have worked on more than one reported Austrian real estate deal over the past 12 months?
Schoenherr Advises OMV on Geothermal Energy Joint Venture with Wien Energie
Schoenherr has advised OMV on establishing a geothermal energy joint venture with Wien Energie. Schima Mayer Starlinger reportedly advised Wien Energie.
Cerha Hempel Advises Raiffeisen Immobilien KAG on Business Center Acquisition
Cerha Hempel has advised Raiffeisen Immobilien KAG on its acquisition of a business center in Kirchberg am Wagram, Lower Austria, for the R320 special real estate fund. Weik Attorneys-at-Law reportedly advised the seller.
CMS and E+H Advise on DPE Deutsche Private Equity Sale of VTU Group to Altor Fonds
CMS has advised DPE Deutsche Private Equity on the sale of its stake in the VTU Group to winning bidder Altor Fonds. Milbank and E+H advised Altor Fonds.
CMS and KPMG Law Advise on ABB E-mobility Investment in Payuca
CMS has advised Swiss ABB E-mobility AG on its Series A investment into Austrian property technology company Payuca. KPMG Law advised Payuca.
Schoenherr Advises Inflexion on Acquisition of Nomentia from PSG Equity and Verdane
Schoenherr, working with Travers Smith and Roschier, has advised Inflexion on the acquisition of a majority stake in European financial technology company Nomentia from PSG Equity and Verdane.
BPV Huegel Advises Macquarie on Sale of Stake in Energie Steiermark to Province of Styria
BPV Huegel, working with Linklaters, has advised the Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 on the sale of its Energie Steiermark stake to the Province of Styria for EUR 525 million. DSC Doralt Seist Csoklich and, reportedly, Schiefer Rechtsanwaelte advised the Province of Styria.
Local Roots and Regional Reach: The Difference a Decade Made for Austrian Firms
A decade ago, Austrian law firms stood out in terms of their regional presence in CEE. Wolf Theiss Partner Claus Schneider and CMS Managing Partner Johannes Juranek share insights into the growth trajectory of these regional law firms and the current landscape of the Austrian legal market.
Wolfgang Gabler Joins Taylor Wessing as Partner in Vienna
Former Weinrauch Lawyer Wolfgang Gabler has joined the Real Estate team in Taylor Wessing’s Vienna office as a Partner.
Wolf Theiss Advises Farner International on Taking Over The Skills Group
Wolf Theiss, working with Baer & Karrer, has advised Farner International on the transaction that saw The Skills Group becoming part of European agency group Team Farner. Haider Obereder Pilz reportedly advised the sellers.
Key Developments in Austrian Environment and Climate Change Law in 2022: Part Two – Case Law
This article is part of a series on developments in Austrian environment and climate change law in 2022 and, in particular, focuses on case law developments. For further details on legislative developments see, "Key developments in Austrian environment and climate change law in 2022: part one – legislation".
Herbst Kinsky Advises AG Capital on Acquisition of Majority Stakes in Intelia and Embers
Herbst Kinsky has advised AG Capital on the acquisition of majority stakes in Intelia and Embers and on the merger of the companies into a new group of companies.
Herbst Kinsky Advises Star Capital on Acquiring Majority Stake in Myflexbox
Herbst Kinsky has advised Star Capital Partners on obtaining a majority shareholding in the Myflexbox Austria corporate start-up – a spin-off from Salzburg AG fur Energie, Verkehr, und Telekommunikation – in the course of a capital increase.