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Europe Guide 2023
Austria Corporate/M&A
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Band 1

4 Ranked Lawyers

About

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FOCUS M&A

Private mergers, disposals and acquisitions of companies, businesses and assets, auction processes (both on the buy and sell side), public takeover offers, private equity/venture capital, leveraged buy-outs and management buy-outs, corporate finance, privatisations, distressed M&A and reorganisations, strategic alliances and joint venture agreements, syndication, shareholders and voting agreements.

FOCUS CORPORATE

National and cross-border reorganisations such as mergers, reconstructions, spin-offs, divestitures, tax-driven reorganisations, corporate housekeeping, proxy contests, compliance, corporate governance, preparation of and representation in shareholders' meetings, advising of executive bodies (Managing Board, Supervisory Board), private trusts

FOCUS COMMERCIAL

Commercial contracts with a focus on cross-border projects, distribution contracts, outsourcing projects, bidding agreements in international invitations to tender, long-term service and supply contracts

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A - Austria
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Band 1
What the team is known for

BINDER GRÖSSWANG is widely praised for its strength in both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. The market-leading team advises both the buyers and sellers, and is well versed in private equity-led deals. The practice assists noteworthy Austrian and international clients with local and multi-jurisdictional venture capital investments, joint ventures, carve-outs and acquisitions. BINDER GRÖSSWANG is active across a range of sectors, including automotive, financial services and technology.

Work Highlights

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  • BINDER GRÖSSWANG acted as co-counsel for Insight Partners on its EUR100 million investment in PSPDFKit.

Strengths

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Notable Practitioners

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Philipp Kapl
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Philipp Kapl
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Up and Coming

Philipp Kapl enters the rankings following excellent feedback from market sources. Investment funds and automotive manufacturers seek his advice on cross-border sales and acquisitions.

"He offers a great service and good commercial thinking. He is fast and able to connect the dots."

"Philipp Kapl is the lawyer you need when you want to close a deal."

"He has a strong international track record and is an excellent negotiator and very customer-driven."

"His legal knowledge combined with his excellent negotiation skills and his ability to design contracts are in every case a perfect help for us."

"His customer focus and his personal engagement are perfect."

Florian Khol
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Florian Khol
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Band 3

Florian Khol is sought after by venture capital funds and investors for his expertise in acquisitions and venture investments in the technology sector.

Michael Kutschera
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Michael Kutschera
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Band 4

Michael Kutschera assists manufacturers with cross-border acquisitions.

Thomas Schirmer
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Thomas Schirmer
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Band 2

Thomas Schirmer is well placed to handle complex mandates, including strategic investments, sales and acquisitions. He enjoys a strong standing among venture capital funds, banks and company founders.

"He's very good for his clients and looks for solutions."

"He is a well-respected negotiator in the market, who always feels truly responsible for his clients' matters and has a deep knowledge of the law, so he always gives legal advice that is on point and with excellent quality."

"He provides top legal services with an enormous experience in his field but he also thinks economically and from the client's point of view."

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Corporate/M&A

Thomas Schirmer
2
Thomas Schirmer
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Band 2
Florian Khol
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Florian Khol
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Band 3
Michael Kutschera
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Michael Kutschera
4
Band 4
Philipp Kapl
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Philipp Kapl
U
Up and Coming

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Ardian PE

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Crocs S.A.

Daimler

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Magna International Europe

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