Raiffeisen Bank International Merger with Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich (CEELM Link:




bpv Hugel


Schoenherr has advised Austrian Raiffeisen Bank International AG on its merger with unlisted Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG, advised by bpv Hugel. As a result, Raiffeisen Landesbanken (the former majority shareholders of RZB) will hold 58.8% of RBI and the rest will be free float.


Liberty Global Sale of UPC Austria to T-Mobile (CEELM Link:

Seller: Liberty Global 

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Buyer: T-Mobile 

Wolf Theiss

Nauta Dutilh (on Dutch law)

Wolf Theiss advised Austrian mobile communications company T-Mobile — a fully-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG — on its EUR 1.9 billion acquisition of UPC Austria from Liberty Global plc., represented by Freshfields.

Corporate Restructuring of HEAD Group  

Client: HEAD Group

Graf Patsch Taucher Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Peters, Schönberger & Partner


The restructuring of the internationally operating HEAD group, clarifying its divisional structure. In the strategic transaction the law firms incorporated new companies, and drafted and negotiated various contribution, merger, and asset purchase agreements and all necessary corresponding corporate documents.

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