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Schoenherr

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Has a vast network covering the CEE and SEE regions, with highly regarded partners based in Serbia, the Czech Republic and Austria who stand out for their proven ability to coordinate large cross-border teams on the due diligence and local transactional aspects of broader international M&A deals or joint venture agreements. Also leads on cross-border acquisitions and disposals as well as accompanying regulatory issues including antitrust issues.

Strengths

Clients laud the team's "reach and the fact that they were able to provide a one-stop service," adding: "I was very happy with their performance and speed of work. They work quickly and give good recommendations."

Interviewees are also satisfied with the team's services on "deals involving CEE countries which required detailed analysis and deep knowledge, given their reputation and knowledge of these markets."

Work highlights

Assisted Jones Lang LaSalle with the sale of its property management business to MVGM International, involving Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.

Notable practitioners

Bucharest-based Markus Piuk handles cross-border acquisitions and disposals in the CEE region for a clientele comprising private equity funds and companies active on the industrial services sector. He is regarded by interviewees as "very experienced across various sectors and on cross-border matters."

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Overview

Our core practice is advising and representing clients on transactions and complex corporate and commercial matters. Over the years, the practice group has built an outstanding record on in Austria and throughout CEE/SEE.

Schoenherr’s m&a teams advise on national and cross-border transactions, including private m&a, public tender offers, transactions for listed companies, private equity and venture capital transactions, auction sales, privatisations, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

Dedicated teams within the practice group focus on restructuring and insolvency, working together with the firm’s insolvency specialists to advise on distressed companies m&a. Together with the firm’s regulatory specialists, the corporate/m&a group has developed industry-specific expertise covering inter alia the following sectors: energy, financial institutions, telecoms, automotive, media and pharmaceuticals. 



Members

Popp, Alexander (Head of Department)

Bachner, Robert

Cížek, Vladimír

Cojocaru, Monica

Doytchinova, Alexandra

Herbst, Christian

Kusznier, Florian

Moravčević, Slaven

Stoyanov, Ilko

Terlecka, Katarzyna

Vojnović, Matija

Clients

Assa Abloy

Government of Montenegro

Groupe SEB

Kansai Paint

Mondi Group

OMV

Orange Moldova

Raiffeisen Bank International

Société Générale

Vienna Insurance Group

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Corporate/M&A

Schoenherr

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Location

Schottenring 19

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Central & Eastern Europe

Corporate/M&A


Markus Piuk
Band 2