Wolf Theiss

Banking & Finance Department

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Our outstanding track record in the banking and finance industry make us one of the leading Banking & Finance teams in Austria and in the CEE/SEE. In ever-challenging financial markets our Banking & Finance team is ready to support the growth of our clients' business through fresh thinking, quick adjustment to market conditions and thorough understanding of their business. 

Our Team

Our team draws on deep banking product expertise and works with our regulatory, litigation, restructuring and other specialist teams to develop solutions for our clients, often incorporating pioneer financing techniques.

Our Cases

We advise banks, insurance companies, funds and other financial institutions, as well as borrowers and customers on issues ranging from commercial lending, project finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, infrastructure finance and private equity, to regulatory work, regulatory litigation, debt issuances, IPOs and other capital increases, ICOs, securitizations, de-listings and loan portfolios. 

Our Regulatory Expertise

With continuously increasing regulatory demands, we put our strong regulatory expertise readily available to our clients. We advise on compliance regulation related to blockchain, FinTech, PayTech and crypto-currencies, Basel IIICRR V/CRR 2, BRRD II/SRMR 2, MiFID II/MiFIR, MAD II/ MAR, the new EU prospectus regime, AIFM/UCITS, derivative structuring and trading (EMIR, SFT), Solvency II, and issues resulting from Brexit. 


Paul, Nikolaus (Head of Department)

Gritsch, Andrea

Heidinger, Markus

Hoeher, Leopold

Nemeth, Marcell

Schmid, Andreas

Schneider, Claus

Wolf, Richard


Aareal Bank

Advent International

Allianz Capital Partners

Anadi Austria Bank

Bank of America Merrill Lynch International

BNP Paribas

Credit Suisse

EBRD - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EIB - European Investment Bank

Erste Group Bank

Goldman Sachs International

IFC – International Finance Corporation


Mizuho Bank

Morgan Stanley

PORR Beteiligungen und Management GmbH

Raiffeisen Bank International


Société Générale

UniCredit Bank Austria

VIG - Vienna Insurance Group





Financial Services


Information & Communications Technologies, Software



Private Clients

Private Equity

Professional Services

Public Sector

Real Estate