News from our Sports Law Practice: Chambers and Partners publishes the new Sports Law Guide 2022 and relies on the Expertise of bpv Huegel

14 April 2022

Chambers and Partners recently published its latest edition of the Chambers Sports Law Global Practice Guide. We are pleased to have contributed the Austria chapter.

JUVE: Excellent rating for bpv Huegel’s insolvency team

09 March 2022

Das Insolvenz-Team von bpv Hügel freut sich über eine ausgezeichnete Bewertung im Fachmagazin JUVE. Neben der fundierten Fachkompetenz der Kanzlei wurde vor allem hervorgehoben, dass bpv Hügel als eine der wenigen Großkanzleien „die gesamte Klaviatur des Insolvenzrechts bespielt“.

bpv Huegel advises IMMOFINANZ in bidding contest between CPI and S IMMO

07 March 2022

bpv Huegel advised IMMOFINANZ AG (IMMOFINANZ) on the competing takeover bids of CPI Property Group S.A. (CPI) and S IMMO AG (S IMMO). This bidding contest was also a premiere on the Austrian market with the first competing takeover bids since 1999 takeover rules came into force.

bpv Legal | Romania assisted Smart ID and its shareholders in connection with the investment by private equity firm Sarmis Capital

27 January 2022

The team of bpv GRIGORESCU STEFANICA advised the shareholders of Smart ID, the leader of the industry of connected, real-time applications for businesses active in the hybrid digital-physical environment, and the company, in connection with the share purchase and investment transaction through which the private equity firm Sarmis Capital acquired a 55% shareholding in the business. Founder and CEO Daniel Boangiu, together with Romeo Iacob, co-founder and Board Advisor, will continue to lead the company into the next stage of growth and expansion.

bpv Legal | Czech Republic advised IMMOFINANZ on the sale of the Airport Business Centre in Prague to JET Investment fund

03 January 2022

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS provided comprehensive legal advice to IMMOFINANZ on the sale of the Airport Business Centre office building to JET Investment fund. Legal services included support during the due diligence, drafting and negotiation of the transaction documentation and closing of the transaction. The real estate team providing the legal advice to the client consisted of partners Miroslav Dudek and Gabriela Špak Porupková. The transaction was closed on 21 December 2021. The parties decided not to disclose the value of the transaction.

bpv Legal | Romania advised Supernova on the acquisition of six Cora shopping centers

22 December 2021

The Austrian-based property group Supernova acquired a portfolio of six Shopping Centers, three of them located Bucharest, the others in Bacau, Constanta and Drobeta-Turnu Severin, from Louis Delhaize Group, parent company of Cora, through a complex share deal transaction with a lease-back component. The acquisition was financed partially by a consortium of four banks – Erste Bank AG, Raiffeisen Bank International, Raiffeisen Bank Romania and BCR.

bpv Legal | Romania advised MassMutual on transaction involving 1GW of Romanian renewable power projects

06 December 2021

The team of bpv GRIGORESCU STEFANICA, acting alongside international counsels Jones Day, advised US-based insurance and financial services group Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) in connection with the recently announced investment in the UK headquartered Low Carbon Group, a developer, owner and operator of large-scale renewable energy projects.

International addition in the Antitrust and Dispute Resolution practices at bpv Huegel

18 November 2021

Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber and Florian Neumayr are pleased to welcome attorney Sebastian Reiter to bpv Huegel’s Antitrust and Dispute Resolution teams.

bpv Huegel advised Microsoft and Point72 on their funding in Blackshark.ai

11 November 2021

bpv Huegel advised Microsoft Venture Fund M12 and Point72 Ventures on their $20M funding in Blackshark.ai, the creator of first semantic 3D digital twin of the entire Earth.

bpv Huegel Partner win Client Choice Awards 2021

21 October 2021

We are delighted to announce that our partners, Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber (Competition), Georg Rupprecht (Restructuring & Insolvency) and Christian F. Schneider (Energy & Natural Resources), are winners of the prestigious Lexology Client Choice Awards 2021.