bpv Hügel nominated as Austrian Tax Firm of the Year for the International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards

1. March 2017

The prestigious European Tax Awards of the International Tax Review’s take place annually and recognise the leading tax professionals around Europe. The firms are judged on key criteria such as size, innovation and complexity of their transactions. After being awarded in 2015 for the work on the BUWOG spin-off with the “European Capital Market Tax Deal of the Year” bpv Hügel is nominated for the “Austrian Tax Firm of the Year” for the third time in a row.

bpv Hügel advises management of BAI Group in its sale by UniCredit Bank Austria to joint venture of SIGNA and investor group.

1. March 2017

The BAI Bauträger Group has EUR 1.7bn real estate investment volume and a 440,000 sqm development portfolio. BAI was sold by UniCredit Bank Austria to a joint venture of SIGNA and investor group. bpv Hügel advised the management of the target in the course of the transaction.

Vienna Juristengespräche – “Big Data – legal challenges ahead”

28. February 2017

bpv Hügel, devoted its 19th Vienna Juristengespräche which took place last Friday to “Big Data and its legal challenges”. High-profile speakers talked about the many opportunities and legal risks Big Data may bring about. Also the legal and economic background as well as several cases have been discussed.

bpv Legal/Tschechien advises on regulatory aspects in the largest acquisition ever in Czech and Slovak healthcare sector

17. February 2017

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS has advised Unilabs, a leading provider of clinical laboratory testing in Europe, controlled by APAX Partners LLP, in the successful acquisition of laboratories in Czech Republic and Slovakia, from Alpha Medical Group (in the Czech Republic: Aeskulap), the No. 1 provider of laboratory diagnostics in Eastern Europe.

bpv Hügel consults Vienna Airport at indemnity from public procurement law

30. January 2017

The European Commission exempts Austrian airports at provisions in freight traffic from announcement according to public procurement law. bpv Hügel is pleased with this success.

Newly published: “Der Beteiligungsvertrag – Venture-Capital-Finanzierung” (“The investment contract – venture capital financing”)

11. January 2017

Dr. Elke Napokoj LL.M. And Dr. Michaela Pelinka LL.M., partners of bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte in Vienna, have published the rights, obligations and opportunities of venture capital financing in the publication series “Vertragsrecht | Vertragsgestaltung” (“Contract Law | Contract Drafting”) in Linde Verlag on 200 pages, published by Armin Kammel and Gerhard Schummer. An investment with venture capital in companies entails many opportunities but also some risks.

Seminar on the Delivery of Official Documents Act – hidden obstacles, traps and snags

8. November 2016

On 8 November, Christian F. Schneider, partner at bpv Hügel Vienna, and Anna Walbert-Satek, attorney-at-law at bpv Hügel Vienna, hold a training on the law of delivery of official documents for the Austrian Association of Leading Municipal Officials, dealing with the hidden obstacles, traps and snags related to that field of law.

20th RuSt – Annual Conference on Law and Tax

13. October - 14. October 2016

The RuSt is Austria´s leading symposium for lawyers and tax experts.

bpv Hügel advised conwert on its squeeze-out and delisting of ECO Business-Immobilien

7. June 2016

bpv Hügel was mandated by conwert for the squeeze-out of ECO Business-Immobilien AG together with the delisting of the ECO shares.

bpv Legal/Romania advised Wienerberger in a new acquisition of a brick factory

26. April 2016

bpv Grigorescu Stefanica advised Wienerberger, the largest producer of bricks and ceramic blocks in Romania, in the latest transaction in which Wienerberger acquired the business related to a brick factory in Berca, Buzău, owned by Search Chemicals, a company with headquarters in Constanta.