bpv Huegel advised on the sale of a majority stake in the traditional Viennese company WOJNAR to VIVATIS Holding AG

11 June 2021

VIVATIS acquires a 74 percent majority stake in WOJNAR and becomes a strategic partner. A bpv Huegel team led by Thomas Lettau advised the family-owned holding company on the sale of its majority stake in the WOJNAR Group and on entering into a strategic partnership with VIVATIS. The sale was carried out by way of a limited auction. Completion of the transaction is expected in the third quarter of 2021.

Focus Sports Law: Interview with bpv Huegel sports law expert Johannes Mitterecker on the topic of “Third Party Ownership

21 May 2021

Focus Sports Law: At the latest since the reports in the magazine “News” on the Jürgen Werner and LASK case, the topic of “Third Party Ownership” (TPO) has been on everyone’s lips. In the environment of LASK, speculation with transfer rights of players is said to have taken place and thus a lot of money […]

bpv Legal | Romania advised round lead investor Draper Esprit VC in the USD 60 million Series B financing of FintechOS

20 April 2021

Ein fachübergreifendes Team von bpv Grigorescu Stefanica hat den Risikokapitalfonds Draper Esprit im Zusammenhang mit seinem Series B Lead Investment in FintechOS beraten. Der Gesamtbetrag betrug 60 Mio. USD. In der Finanzierungsrunde nahmen auch die bestehenden Investoren Earlybird Digital East, Gapminder Ventures, LAUNCHub Ventures und OTB Ventures teil.

Legal 500-Ranking: bpv Huegel continues on the road to success

16 April 2021

We are once again in top positions in this year’s Legal 500 ranking. In the current edition, we were ranked in eight categories. In addition, we are pleased about the awards “hall of fame”, “leading individuals”, “next generation partners” and “rising stars”.

bpv Huegel’s tax team contributes the Austrian chapter to “The Tax Disputes and Litigation Review”

14 April 2021

For the third time in a row, the Austrian chapter of The Law Review’s yearly Tax Disputes and Lititation Review is contributed by bpv Huegel’s tax team.

JUVE: bpv Huegel is once again among the best

12 April 2021

JUVE ranking on banking & finance as well as capital markets: We are pleased that our Capital Markets, Finance & Regulatory Team is once again among the best in Austria and about the great feedback. We are particularly pleased about our “upgrade” in capital markets.

bpv Huegel wins Ingo Braun as experienced partner for banking and finance law

06 April 2021

Ingo Braun (50), previously a partner at Benn-Ibler, joins bpv Huegel in April in the Financing & Regulatory Practice and will build up the Insurance department.

bpv Huegel expands Dispute Resolution practice with Markus Schifferl as Partner

03 March 2021

Markus Schifferl (43), previously a partner at Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich, joins bpv Huegel in March as Co-Head of Dispute Resolution. bpv Huegel is thus responding to the growing market for high-profile arbitration and litigation services in complex international and national disputes. 

Moot Court Civil Law: 3rd place for team bpv Huegel

02 March 2021

At the Vienna preliminary round of the Moot Court Civil Law 2020/21, organised by the WU and the University of Vienna, the team supervised by bpv Huegel took 3rd place.

The Practitioners‘ Guide to Applied Comparative Law and Language: Antitrust-Team contributes the Austrian chapter

18 February 2021

Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber and Florian Neumayr, partners at bpv Huegel, have contributed a chapter on Austrian antitrust law to The Practitioners‘ Guide to Applied Comparative Law and Language (formerly known as Anglo-American, eds. Heidinger/Hubalek), published by LexisNexis.