Partner, Co-Head Corporate/M&A

Thomas Lettau is partner and co-head of the Corporate/M&A practice group at bpv Huegel. He specialises in national and international M&A transactions and joint ventures and (cross border) reorganisations. He also provides high-level, strategic advice to the boards and senior management of companies.

Selected significant advisory mandates

  • WOJNAR on the sale of a majority stake to VIVATIS Holding AG
  • dogado group on the merger with HEROLD
  • HYPO NOE on the sale of real estate service companies in the CEE countries and Austria
  • Major Austrian credit institution in cross-border merger with a German credit institution
  • Raiffeisen Informatik as shareholder in the IPO of SoftwareONE at SIX with CHF 2.9bn market cap (at offering price)
  • Raiffeisen Informatik on sale of global active COMPAREX to SoftwareONE (with KKR as private equity investor)
  • €390 million strategic acquisition of shares in listed S IMMO by IMMOFINANZ
  • €760 million sale of IMMOFINANZ’s stake in listed CA Immo to Starwood Capital in a structured bidding process
  • Spin-off of the banking operations of IMMO-BANK to BAWAG P.S.K.
  • BAWAG P.S.K. on the acquisition of start:bausparkasse/IMMO-BANK from the Volksbanken Group
  • cross-border mergers of Castrol (Switzerland) AG to Austria and then to BP Europa SE to Germany
  • € 1,6bn BUWOG spin-off (first spin-off of an ATX issuer)
  • BAWAG P.S.K. on the sale of BAWAG P.S.K. INVEST to Amundi
  • BP on the sale of its Austrian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) business
  • RWA in joint venture with AGRANA to establish Europe’s largest fruit juice concentrate producer, Austria Juice GmbH
  • BP Austria on the cross-border merger with Deutsche BP AG to establish BP Europa SE
  • IMMOFINANZ/IMMOEAST merger (first merger of two ATX companies in Austria)
  • VERBUND on the purchase of 13 Inn-hydropower plants from E.ON.

Rankings | Awards
Thomas Lettau is recognised for his work in corporate/M&A in law directories such as JUVE, Legal 500, IFLR and Handelsblatt (Best Lawyers-Ranking).


Thomas Lettau studied at the University of Vienna and the University of Cape Town. Thomas Lettau has been partner at bpv Huegel since 2010.

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