Maximilian Lang (31), attorney-at-law at the Central and Eastern European law firm Schoenherr, has been promoted to counsel as of 1 February 2017. Maximilian Lang has an excellent record advising international and domestic clients in private and public m&a transactions, both mid-market and high-end. He recently advised Japanese Kansai Paint Co Ltd., Osaka (Japan) on the acquisition of Helios Coatings Group as part of the core le-gal advisory team; Private Equity House EQT on the sale of Automic Software; and Terim Ltd and O1 Group Ltd, Cyprus on the sale of a controlling 26 % participation in Vienna Stock Exchange listed CA Immo AG, to listed Immofinanz AG.
Schoenherr corporate m&a partner Christian Herbst said: "Maximilian Lang is a very talented attorney and certainly one of the outstanding m&a practitioners of his generation. His promotion to counsel is a confirmation of his achievements."
After studying law at the University of Vienna and obtaining an LL.M. degree from Georgetown University Law Center (Washington D.C. / USA), Maximilian Lang worked in the m&a department of another Austrian corporate law firm. Maximilian Lang joined Schoenherr in 2013 and was admitted to the bar in 2014. Maximilian is part of the market leading corporate/m&a practice group at Schoenherr; his practice includes advising Aus-trian and international clients on corporate and transactional matters, both domestic and cross border.