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Ranked in 4 Practice Areas
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Banking & Finance
13 Years Ranked
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Corporate/M&A
16 Years Ranked
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About

Provided by Markus Fellner

Practice Areas

- banking and finance

- corporate/M&A

- dispute resolution

- insolvency and restructuring

Career

Markus was admitted to the Austrian bar in 1998 and has founded Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners (fwp) in 1999. He provides legal advice on high-profile corporate & M&A transactions, banking and finance law as well as on complex corporate restructurings / insolvencies. He has been awarded a law degree from the University of Vienna and a business degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. In addition to his full-time work at fwp, he also lectures at various institutions.

Professional Memberships

TerraLex I Since 2010, fwp has been the sole Austrian member of the leading global referral network TerraLex.

Association of European Lawyers (AEL) The emphasis fwp places on cross-border cooperation is also highlighted by our long-standing membership in the Association of European Lawyers (AEL), which provides a strong platform for pan-European cross-border transactions and legal advice, and is a source of on-going referrals.

International Bar Association (IBA)

Publications

Markus published a considerable number of articles and essays on the following topics: capital maintenance rules in Austria, M&A and business restructuring and insolvency.

Personal

He speaks German, English and Italian.

Chambers Review

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Europe

Restructuring/Insolvency - Austria
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Band 1

According to clients, Markus Fellner has "high expertise and problem-solving skills, constant availability and an excellent network in both the economic and legal fields." He is widely considered as one of Austria's top restructuring experts who regularly advises creditors and debtors on complex corporate and financial restructurings and refinancings. Enforcement claims also fall within his expertise.


Banking & Finance - Austria
2
Band 2

Markus Fellner is held in high esteem for his expertise in banking and finance affairs, advising clients on restructurings, M&A-related mandates and loan sales. With an impressive client portfolio of major banks, he also provides regulatory advice on issues ranging from cross-border outsourcing to negative interest rates. "He represents the interests of his clients reliably and comprehensively," explains one client, adding: "He has an understanding of commercial issues and other special aspects of his clients. I am extremely satisfied and can unreservedly recommend Markus Fellner."


Dispute Resolution: Litigation - Austria
2
Band 2

Markus Fellner is best known in the market for his expertise in finance sector litigations, with experience in restructuring and regulatory work. He further assists with post-M&A and shareholder disputes. One client describes his strengths as "problem-solving skills, constant availability and an excellent network in both the economic and legal fields." "Fellner is very experienced," another client says.


Corporate/M&A - Austria
3
Band 3

Markus Fellner advises on the full range of transactions and restructurings. He is particularly active for clients from the financial sector. A client reports: "We mainly deal with Markus Fellner. He is extremely focused and assertive, and he finds solutions even when it is difficult."

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