bpv Hügel strengthens the M&A and Banking-Team with Holger Steinborn

23. February 2018

The experienced transaction lawyer and compliance-expert joins the renowned team of bpv Hügel in February 2018.

Seminar shareholders’ meetings of stock corporations: Capital issuances with exclusion of subscription rights – presented by Christoph Nauer, bpv Hügel

20. February 2018

Christoph Nauer, corporate and capital markets partner at bpv Hügel reports on capital issuances with exclusion of subscription rights at the seminar shareholders’ meetings of stock corporations on 20 February 2018 (Business Circle seminar series capital markets law 2018). Capital issuance with exclusion of subscription rights and the required shareholders’ resolutions are a sensitive topic and practically very relevant for listed companies. For listed companies in particular with a widespread shareholder base (free-float) the voting policies of proxy advisors have to be taken into consideration.

The Lawyer European Awards 2018: bpv Hügel finalist for “Law Firm of the Year – Austria”

13. February 2018

The prestigious awards are rewarding and celebrating excellence across the European legal market, organized by the leading UK legal magazine, The Lawyer.

bpv Hügel ranks top 3 in Austrian M&A market league table 2017

25. January 2018

bpv Hügel ranks top 3 in terms of deal value of Austrian related M&A transactions in the Mergermarket M&A league table 2017. With deals of a combined EUR 5.4bn deal value in the leading field in Austria 2017.

IBFD M&A Guide: Christoph Nauer und Gerald Schachner, Partner bei bpv Hügel, bearbeiten das Österreich M&A Kapitel für Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht

11. January 2018

Das International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) ist eine der weltweit führenden und maßgeblichen Stellen für internationales Steuerrecht. Weltweit stützen sich Steuerexperten auf die Recherche des IBFD, die unabhängig und mit den höchsten Qualitätsansprüchen erfolgt. Christoph Nauer und Gerald Schachner, bpv Hügel, haben das Österreich-Kapitel des internationalen IBFD Merger & Acquisitions Guide für Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht bearbeitet.

bpv Hügel advises IAG on acquisition of NIKI in Austria

3. January 2018

Vienna – bpv Hügel advised IAG, International Consolidated Airlines Group, London, and a subsidiary of Vueling Airlines S.A., Barcelona, on the acquisition of significant assets of the insolvent NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH, Vienna.

Lecture: Participation in start-ups from the viewpoint of investors

24. November 2017

Elke Napokoj and Michaela Pelinka, both partners at bpv Hügel, will present as a part of the Business Circle-series „M&A – opportunities in the current market environment” on 24 November 2017 about participations in start-ups.

Seminar series on antitrust law – planned and supervised by Florian Neumayr, bpv Hügel

22. November 2017

Florian Neumayr, antit-rust and dispute resolution partner at bpv Hügel, spearheads the Business Circle seminar series on antitrust law. On 22 November, the series starts with the seminar “antitrust in practice” organised by Federal Cartel Prosecutor Dr. Alfred Mair and Dr. Florian Neumayr. On 23 November, an update follows – focusing particularly on the key topic “Cartel Act amendment 2017”. Further nenowned speakers are Dr. Philip Kienapfel, European Commission, Dr. Nikolaus Schaller (Cartel Court, Vienna) and Dr. Luca Schicho und Dr. Anastasios Xeniadis (both Federal Competition Authority).

Finalist Austrian M&A Legal Adviser 2017 – Mergermarket Awards

17. November 2017

The Mergermarket European M&A Awards pays tribute to leading deal-making roles in Europe over the past year. Firms are nominated according to the Mergermarket’s M&A database. bpv Hügel leads the Austrian Mergermarket M&A legal advisor league table (Q1-Q3, 2017, per value) with Austria-related deals worth a combined EUR 5.3bn deal volume credited.