Provided by Andreas Schmid
Head of firm-wide Projects (Infrastructure, Energy, Utilities) group and partner in the Banking & Finance team. Finance expert with a project and leveraged buy-out focus. Transaction experience includes advising lenders, borrowers and sponsors on domestic and cross-border transactions, debt restructuring and work-out schemes as well as infrastructure, energy and real estate development projects, PPP/Concession transactions, securitisations and NPLs. Andreas is an internationally renowned finance and projects expert; a dealmaker known for his outstanding experience in high-profile transactions (including large infrastructure and energy projects) and his hands-on approach in transaction management.
Partner, Wolf Theiss, since 1993; admitted in Austria, since 1991 and in the Czech Republic, since 2000.
London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M. 1992); University of Vienna (Dr.iur. 1985).
Andreas Schmid is considered one of the leading experts in banking and finance law in Austria, advising on a broad array of complex transactions. Acting for both borrowers and lenders, he regularly assists with project and acquisitions finance agreements, particularly in the renewable energy sector, as well as ESG-linked. One client describes Andreas Schmid as "one of the most experienced in the market," adding: "He is well connected, pragmatic and solution-oriented."
Andreas Schmid assists lenders with high-value real estate financing mandates. Clients consider him a primary contact in the CEE region. Schmid is based in Vienna.
Interviewees describe Andreas Schmid as a "well-known practitioner." He often advises lenders such as banking syndicates on the liquidation and asset sales of debtors as well as large refinancings.