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07 January 2021
press release
austria

Austria/CEE: Schoenherr maintains position as top M&A legal advisor on the Austrian market

Schoenherr has again maintained its position as the top M&A legal advisor on the Austrian market, leading the Austrian Mergermarket M&A league tables.

Based on comprehensive deal data compiled by leading business intelligence provider Mergermarket, Schoenherr advised on the highest number of qualifying M&A transactions in Austria in 2020 and also leads the table regarding deal value.

In 2020, Schoenherr advised on a total of 18 Austria-related deals amounting to a total deal value of EUR 8.044bln, outperforming the other law firms considered for the ranking.* It has now been over a decade that Schoenherr has led the Austrian M&A table. Additionally, Schoenherr achieved excellent rankings in the CEE and DACH jurisdictions, being the only Austria-based law firm in the top 10 in CEE, rising to second position by number of deals, for the first time.** As for DACH, Schoenherr is the only Austrian firm ranked in the top 20 in the region.

"Our practice is looking back at yet another year of great results. We are proud that our outstanding performance, especially in a year with such special circumstances, has again been recognised. This is proof of excellent team work across all of our offices", said co-heads of Schoenherr's renowned M&A practice, Sascha Hödl and Roman Perner.

* Mergermarket / Global & Regional M&A Report 2020, p. 52 Austria league table
** Mergermarket / Global & Regional M&A Report 2020, p. 60 CEE league table

Sascha
Hödl

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