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20 February 2020 | austria

Austria/Czech Republic/Hungary: Schoenherr advises Covivio on the purchase of luxury hotels

Schoenherr, in close cooperation with BonelliErede, advised Covivio, a European real estate operator, on its acquisition of eight luxury hotels from Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, at the agreed amount...
12 February 2020 | austria

Austria/CEE: Schoenherr advises UNIQA on the acquisition of AXA subsidiaries in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia for EUR 1bln

Once again, Schoenherr has advised on a billion-euro transaction in the CEE region: An international Schoenherr team assisted UNIQA on the acquisition of AXA subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia for a purchase...
31 January 2020 | press releases

Austria/CEE: Schoenherr further strengthens leadership with new equity partner, contract partner and counsel promotions

Schoenherr is strengthening the ranks of equity partner, contract partner and counsel with new promotions effective as of 1 February 2020. With Pawel Halwa and Thomas Kulnigg, Schoenherr promotes two longstanding Schoenherr experts...
28 January 2020 | press releases

Schoenherr advises UniCredit Bank Austria on the establishment of UniCredit's Social Impact Banking initiative in Austria

Schoenherr advised UniCredit Bank Austria on all legal aspects concerning the establishment of UniCredit Group's Social Impact Banking initiative in Austria.UniCredit Bank Austria, the leading bank in Austria, is part of...
20 January 2020

Building certification for hotel projects: focus of Schoenherr, GBI, and Christie & Co New Year's reception

Am 15. Jänner fand der gemeinsame Neujahrsempfang von Schönherr Rechtsanwälte, GBI-Projektentwicklungs Ges.m.b.H. und Christie & Co statt. Im Zentrum des gemeinsamen Abends standen die Themen Hotelprojektentwicklung und...
08 January 2020

Austria/CEE: Schoenherr named leading Austrian M&A Legal Advisor for 2019

Schoenherr has maintained its position as the top M&A legal advisor in the Austrian market for over a decade, leading the Austrian Mergermarket M&A league tables. Based on comprehensive deal data compiled by leading business...
12 December 2019 | press releases

Austria: Lawyer vs. Robot: Is there a future without human lawyers?

On 10 December, experts from both legal practice and academia spent the evening at the "Lawyer vs. Robot: A lost cause?" event which is part of the event series TECHNOLOGYLEGAL, a collaboration between Professor Christian Piska...
05 December 2019 | press releases

Third year in a row: Schoenherr again named Austrian leading M&A Legal Adviser by Mergermarket

On 4 December, Schoenherr received the "Austria M&A Legal Adviser of the Year" award from Mergermarket, a leading independent international M&A intelligence service. For the third consecutive time, Schoenherr's performance has been...
04 December 2019 | press releases

Fifth Schoenherr Construction Conference: Digitalisation brings more transparency to the construction industry

The Schoenherr Construction Conference took place for the fifth consecutive year on 29 November in Vienna. The conference was initiated in 2015 by the Schoenherr real estate & construction team. Every year, developments and...