PHH has advised Drees & Sommer on the acquisition of Vienna-based Die Werkbank IT. Germany-based Greenfort and Schoenherr reportedly advised the sellers on the deal.
Schoenherr has advised Herba Chemosan Apotheker and its management board on the management buy-out of the company. Herbst Kinsky, working with Linklaters, advised previous majority shareholder McKesson Corporation on the sale of its Austrian business to Quadrifolia Management through the MBO. SCWP Schindhelm has advised private equity company Invest AG on participating in the acquisition. Wolf Theiss advised the financing banks led by Raiffeisen Banking Group Upper Austria.
E+H has advised Austrian clinical-stage biotechnology company Affiris on its exclusive license agreement with Frontier Biotechnologies to develop and commercialize the Affitope AT04 hypercholesterolemia treatment on the Chinese market. Sonn Patentanwalte and Advant Beiten reportedly also advised Affiris.
On November 12, 2021, CEE Legal Matters reported that Cerha Hempel had advised Energy Exchange Austria and its cooperation with CCP Austria on the restructuring of the clearing of spot market trading in electric power products on the Vienna Stock Exchange and on the transfer of the central counterparty function from EXAA to CCP Austria. CEE In-House Matters spoke with Jurgen Wahl, CEO at EXAA, to learn more about the matter.
CMS Partners Johannes Juranek and Gunther Hanslik have taken over the management responsibilities of the firm's Vienna office on February 1, 2022. Juranek specializes in data protection while Hanslik focuses on banking.
On December 1, 2021, CEE Legal Matters reported that Greenberg Traurig had advised CA Immo on the sale of the Wspolna 47-49 office building in Warsaw to Yareal Polska. CEE In-House Matters spoke with Ingo Steinwender, Group Head of Legal at CA Immobilien, to learn more about the sale.
CMS has advised Greiner on the sale of its extrusion division, including operational assets in Austria and the Czech Republic, to Nimbus. KPMG Legal advised Nimbus.