Public mergers and acquisitions in Austria 2019

2019 | academic and other publication

A Q&A guide to public mergers and acquisitions law in Austria.

The country-specific Q&A looks at current market activity; the regulation of recommended and hostile bids; pre-bid formalities, including due diligence, stakebuilding and agreements; procedures for announcing and making an offer (including documentation and mandatory offers); consideration; post-bid considerations (including squeeze-out and de-listing procedures); defending hostile bids; tax issues; other regulatory requirements and restrictions; as well as any proposals for reform.

Read the full Austrian chapter here.

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