DLA Piper has advised UBM Development AG on the placement of a sustainability-linked bond with a value of EUR 100 million. Clifford Chance and Dorda advised joint lead managers, bookrunners, and dealer managers HSBC Continental Europe and Raiffeisen Bank International AG.
Cerha Hempel Advises Areos and ARE on Sale of Apartments in Vienna
Cerha Hempel has advised Areos Development and ARE Austrian Real Estate on the sale of 90 apartments in the jointly developed Eschengarten 1230 residential project in Vienna.
Herbst Kinsky Advises Byrd on EUR 16 million Financing Round
Herbst Kinsky has advised Byrd on its EUR 16 million Series B financing round.
Baker McKenzie Advises WH Weka Holding on Sale of Info-Techno Baudatenbank
Baker McKenzie has advised Paragon Partners portfolio company WH Weka Holding GmbH on the sale of Info-Techno Baudatenbank GmbH to Byggfakta Group subsidiary Olmero AG. Binder Grosswang reportedly advised Olmero on the deal.
Schoenherr and Wolf Theiss Advise on Oberbank's EUR 250 Million Green Bond Issuance
Wolf Theiss has advised Oberbank AG on its EUR 250 million green mortgage-covered bond issuance. Schoenherr advised joint lead managers Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Erste Group Bank AG, and Raiffeisen Bank International AG.
Wolf Theiss and Freshfields Advise on Raiffeisen Bank’s RON 1.2 Billion Issuance
Wolf Theiss has advised Romanian Raiffeisen Bank S.A. on its RON 1.2 billion issuance of senior non-preferred eligible green notes with a fixed annual coupon of 3.793%. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Raiffeisen Bank on German law matters.
Noerr and Schima Mayer Starlinger Among Firms Advising on Merger Clearance for Icon's Acquisition of PRA Health Sciences
Noerr has advised Irish clinical research company Icon Plc on EU merger clearance for its acquisition of PRA Health Sciences. Schima Mayer Starlinger advised Icon on Austrian law, while A&L Goodbody, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, Macfarlanes, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, and Gianni & Origoni advised on Irish, US, UK, French, and Italian law, respectively.
Kinstellar and PHH Among Firms Advising on GASPI Acquisition of HPS Group
Lead counsel PHH Attorneys at Law advised Austrian HPS Holding on the sale of five subsidiaries to Swedish Global Leisure Group. Lead counsel Kallan worked with Kinstellar to advise the buyer. Eversheds Sutherland and TM & Partners reportedly advised the seller on Slovakian and Swedish law. Schindler Attorneys reportedly advised the buyer on Austrian law.
Schoenherr Advises on Sale of Czipin Produktivitatssteigerungs to ROI-EFESO
Schoenherr has advised shareholders Czipin Privatstiftung and Alois Czipin on the sale of Austrian consulting company Czipin Produktivitatssteigerungs-GmbH to EFESO Consulting France SAS.
Brandl Talos Advises Sportradar on Ten-Year Partnership with NHL
Brandl Talos has advised Sportradar on a ten-year Partnership with the US National Hockey League. Niederer Kraft Frey advised Sportradar on Swiss law with Covington & Burling and Lenz & Staehelin advising the NHL.
PHH and Frotz Riedl Advise on Vertiseit's Acquisition of Grassfish Marketing Technologies
PHH and Wistrand have advised Vertiseit AB on the acquisition of Grassfish Marketing Technologies GmbH for EUR 13.5 million. Frotz Riedl and Delphi advised the shareholders of Grassfish Marketing Technologies.
E+H Advises STC on Development and Sale of Sustainable Housing Project
E+H has advised Swiss Town Consult on the sale of Das Herzog residential project in Vienna to an unidentified Swiss asset manager.
FWP Advises Soravia on Acquisition of Immo-Contract from Volksbanken Group
Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner has advised Soravia on its acquisition of the Immo-Contract companies from the Volksbanken Group. Binder Groesswang reportedly advised the seller.
Austria: Supreme Administrative Court Once Again Favours Environmental Organisations
The Supreme Administrative Court is gradually granting more rights to environmental organisations (EOs) in nature conservation procedures. Following a December 2020 ruling of the Supreme Administrative Court regarding the party status of EOs (for further details please see "New ruling expands environmental organisations' rights in nature conservation procedures"), the Supreme Administrative Court remains on course with its pro-EO case law. In recent months, the court has issued several more interesting rulings that seem to strengthen EOs' position in nature conservation proceedings.
Herbst Kinsky Advises GoStudent on Financing
Herbst Kinsky has advised learning platform GoStudent on its EUR 205 million Series C financing round with DST Global, Softbank, Dragoneer, Tencent, Left Lane Capital, DN Capital, and Coatue participating, among others.
Brandl Talos Advises Allcyte Shareholders on Sale to Exscientia
Brandl Talos has advised Allcyte shareholders on the sale of their company to clinical-stage pharmaceutical technology company Exscientia. Cooley LLP and Kunz Wallentin advised Exscientia on the deal.
Heuking and Schoenherr Advise on Grotkamp Acquisition of All Shares in Funke Mediengruppe
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek has advised the Grotkamp family on the acquisition of all shares in Funke Mediengruppe. Schoenherr advised on antitrust aspects of the deal. Milbank advised the Funke Mediengruppe.
Herbst Kinsky and Jarolim Partner Advise on UPL’s Investment in Pixofarm
Herbst Kinsky has advised UPL Europe on its investment in Pixofarm GmbH. Jarolim Partner advised Pixofarm on the deal.