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PHH Prochaska Havranek Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 4AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Active team with notable strength in acquisition and project financing. Additional focus on restructuring matters and insolvency proceedings. Also acts on banking-related M&A and acquisitions of non-performing loan portfolios. Increasingly active on fintech and payment services regulation matters.

Strengths

Clients value the practice's expertise stating: "We find their advice to be very comprehensive and they are also very responsive."

Clients also appreciate the team's practical engagement, stating: "They have a pragmatic approach, they are target-oriented and also proactive in terms of suggesting what we could try in relation to the matter."

Work highlights

Advised the European Investment Bank and Erste Bank der Österreichische Sparkassen on the EUR100 million financing of three wind farms in Lower Austria.

Notable practitioners

Wolfram Huber heads the banking and finance department at the firm and is qualified to practise both in Austria and England. He is noted for his expertise on project, corporate and asset finance, as well as on infrastructure transactions. He also provides respected advice to payment services and fintech institutions. Sources praise his technical knowledge as well as his business awareness, remarking: "He is very commercial; he is able to use the latitude available to him to make the deal happen."

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Austria

Banking & Finance


Wolfram Huber
Band 3