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Albert Birkner

Vienna, Austria Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A
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Corporate/M&A - Austria

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Albert Birkner is a highly regarded lawyer advising on cross-border acquisitions and corporate matters. Clients include well-known international and domestic players from the energy, financial services and manufacturing sectors. One client describes him as "very experienced, technically excellent and confident," adding: "He is unpretentious and very service-oriented and personable."
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Practice Areas

M&A, Takeovers, Restructuring, Corporate, Privatisations

Career

Managing Partner and Head of Department of Takeovers & Antitrust. Partner since 2004, with CERHA HEMPEL since 1995. Albert specializes in mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, joint ventures as well as trusts with a special focus on Austria and (CEE/SEE). He has developed particular expertise in the fields of structuring and implementation of corporate transactions, takeover mechanics and the modelling of co-ownership structures.

Albert was/is a lead partner on many prominent matters for several years already and holds an extremely vast track record. He is an author and regular contributor of numerous publications.

Recent examples of deals include, large volume transactions such as the advice to B&C Group in the acquisition of 80% shares in the German Atlas Flexibles GmbH or advice (takeover defence) to the Management Board of S IMMO AG in relation to IMMOFINAZ AG's (hostile) takeover offer to acquire a controlling interest to the shareholders of S IMMO AG.

Professional Memberships

Vienna Bar, Czech Bar, IBA

Publications

Law and Practice Austria, Chambers Global Practice Guide Corporate M&A 2021 (with Dr. Clemens Hasenauer LL.M./MBA)

Personal

University of Vienna (Dr. iur. 1995)

University of Cambridge (LL.M. 1995)

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Albert Birkner

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