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Corporate/M&A
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Provided by Elke Napokoj

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Elke Napokoj is partner and co-head of the Corporate/M&A practice group. She specialises in national and international M&A transactions, corporate law and private equity. She advises strategic and financial investors across a range of industry sectors and has over 20 years of professional experience in corporate transactions.

Career

Elke Napokoj graduated from the University of Vienna in 1999 (Dr.iur.) and holds an LL.M. in banking and financial law from King’s College London. In 2018, Elke Napokoj completed an Excellence Programme for Supervisory Boards at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. She has been a Partner at bpv Huegel since 2007 and co-head of the corporate M&A practice group.

Professional Memberships

Vice-President of the Association for Corporate Growth, Austrian Chapter; Member of the Advisory Board of the Austrian Association of Company Law, International Bar Association

Vienna Bar Association, King’s College London Alumni Association, VGR Scientific Association for Corporate and Company Law

Publications

Commentary on the Austrian Stock Corporation Act, together with H. Foglar-Deinhardstein and M. Pelinka (2020); “Investment Agreement – Venture-Capital-Financing”, together with Pelinka Michaela (2017)

Personal

Chambers & Partners (2021 edition) lists Elke Napokoj as top-ranked lawyer; Clients say: “She is responsive, quick and very good at putting herself in the client’s shoes.”

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Corporate/M&A - Austria
3
Band 3

Elke Napokoj acts on a range of transactional mandates, including acquisitions and joint venture matters. Her clients stem from the technology and biotech sectors. A client notes: "Elke is technically strong and very practical and responsive in giving advice with a focus on deal completion."

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