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30 March 2018 | press releases

Austria: Schoenherr leads Vienna Airport to success in third runway proceedings: Federal Administrative Court gives green light

Schoenherr has secured a significant victory for the Vienna International Airport ("VIE") and the province of Lower Austria in the proceedings for the third runway at the airport. Together with his team, Schoenherr partner...
23 March 2018 | deal news

Schoenherr advises Slovenian ENI subsidiary on acquisition of Mestni Plinovodi

Schoenherr has advised Adriaplin d.o.o. ("Adriaplin"), the Slovenian subsidiary of Eni S.p.A., on the acquisition of Mestni Plinovodi d.o.o. ("Mestni Plinovodi"), a local natural gas distribution network operator and gas supplier,...
21 February 2018 | press releases

Schoenherr advises specialty chemicals company Synthomer on acquisition of BASF SBR production site in Austria

Schoenherr advised British specialty chemicals company Synthomer plc ("Synthomer") on its acquisition of the BASF SE ("BASF") paper coating dispersions business in Austria for a purchase price of EUR 30m. The closing of the...
08 February 2018 | general

Schoenherr Bucharest scoops 5 ILO Client Choice Awards 2018

Schoenherr Bucharest received five out of nine Client Choice Awards from the International Law Office ("ILO") in 2018. Five Schoenherr Bucharest partners are exclusive winners for Romania in their respective categories: Sebastian...
06 February 2018 | general

AT/CZ: Schoenherr strengthens teams in Vienna and Prague with two new contract partner promotions

Schoenherr is announcing the promotion of Austria IP lawyer Michael Woller and Czech corporate/M&A expert Vladimír Čížek to contract partner. Owing to their exceptional legal expertise and business acumen, both long-term Schoenherr...
05 February 2018 | general

Schönherr ernennt IP-Experten Michael Woller zum Contract Partner

Mit Beginn des neuen Geschäftsjahres steigt Michael Woller (35) zum Contract Partner bei Schönherr auf. Woller ist im Immaterialgüter- und Lauterkeitsrecht spezialisiert. Sein besonderer Beratungsfokus liegt auf den Bereichen neue...
31 January 2018 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr successfully steers KIKA/Leiner away from financial distress

Schoenherr has supported the Austrian furniture retail group KIKA/Leiner to stabilise in the face of looming liquidity problems stemming from a crisis at shareholder level. The Schoenherr insolvency & restructuring team led by...
08 January 2018 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr advises Liechtensteinische Landesbank on the acquisition of Semper Constantia Privatbank

Schoenherr has advised Zürich listed Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG ("LLB") on the acquisition of Semper Constantia Privatbank AG ("Semper Constantia"), Vienna. The acquisition agreement was signed on 21 December 2017. The...
05 January 2018 | general

Number 1: Schoenherr leading the M&A legal market in Austria for a decade

For ten consecutive years, Schoenherr has topped the Austrian Mergermarket M&A league tables and maintained its position as the leading M&A legal advisor in its home market. Based on the comprehensive Mergermarket deal data for...