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March 16, 2022

Synthesis Capital Relied on the Legal Advice of Wolf Theiss Regarding its Investment into Arkeon Biotechnologies

Wolf Theiss advised Synthesis Capital on the legal aspects of their investment into Arkeon Biotechnologies, a startup which uses an ancient microbe to turn CO2 into ingredients for food. A multidisciplinary team led by M&A Partner Sarah Wared advised Synthesis Capital on all legal aspects of the transaction from an Austrian law perspective (due diligence, […]...

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March 9, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Intuitive Surgical on the Sale of Its Distribution Business to Synektik S.A.

Wolf Theiss provided transactional legal assistance to Intuitive Surgical on the sale of its distribution and maintenance business in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to a Czech subsidiary of Synektik, a distributor based in Poland. The closing occurred on 1 February 2022.  Intuitive Surgical has successfully transferred its distribution and maintenance business in the Czech […]...

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February 14, 2022

Wolf Theiss advised on the Sale of Rtl Croatia to Central European Media Enterprises

Wolf Theiss advised RTL Group, a Luxembourg-based international media conglomerate, on the sale of 100% of its shares in RTL Croatia (RTL Hrvatska) to Central European Media Enterprises (CME, part of PPF Group). The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022. The total consideration to […]...

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February 7, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Raiffeisen Ware Austria on the acquisition of a controlling stake in the Serbian company Patent CO

Wolf Theiss has successfully assisted RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG in the multi-jurisdictional acquisition of the operations of Patent Co in Serbia as well as its worldwide presence. The closing occurred on Monday, 31 January 2022. RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG (RWA), the wholesale company and service provider of the Lagerhaus cooperatives in Austria, has […]...

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February 4, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Raiffeisen Bank International AG on its benchmark issue of extendable mortgage covered bank bonds

Wolf Theiss advises Raiffeisen Bank International AG as issuer on its issue of EUR 500,000,000 0.125 per cent. Extendable Mortgage Covered Bank Bonds due 2028 (XS2435783613). Raiffeisen Bank International AG successfully closed the issue of Covered Bank Bonds in the aggregate principal amount of EUR 500 million. The notes with a coupon of 0.125 per […]...

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January 21, 2022

Wolf Theiss advised ENERCON GmbH on the sale of 100% of the shares in Ecoenergia SRL

Wolf Theiss acted as legal advisor to ENERCON GmbH in relation to the sale of its operational 34.5 MW wind park to Premier Energy Plc. ENERCON GmbH, the largest German manufacturer of wind turbines has successfully closed the sale of 100% of the shares held in Ecoenergia SRL, a Romanian company operating a wind farm […]...

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January 20, 2022

Wolf Theiss Bratislava joins the Slovak Compliance Circle

Wolf Theiss Bratislava is a new member of the Slovak Compliance Circle (SCC), a professional association focused on improving business ethics and compliance principles in Slovakia. The Slovak Compliance Circle has become a key platform in Slovakia when it comes to supporting compliance professionals and organising nationwide compliance-focused events. “We are very pleased to announce […]...

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January 19, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Axpo on signing a PPA with R.Power Group for nearly 300 MW of solar power in Poland

Switzerland’s largest producer of renewable energy Axpo relied on the legal expertise of Wolf Theiss concerning its signing of a solar power purchase agreement with R.Power Group, one of the fastest growing large-scale solar energy developers in Europe. Wolf Theiss’s Energy and Natural Resources team in Warsaw, led by counsel Konrad Kosicki (Projects), advised Axpo […]...

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January 19, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Waterland on partnership with Duvenbeck group

Waterland Private Equity (“Waterland”) acquires a majority share in Duvenbeck group. With about 6,000 employees and annual turnover recently reaching approximately EUR 700 million. Duvenbeck is one of Europe’s leading providers of transport and logistics solutions. Previous sole owner Thomas Duvenbeck will remain with the company as a key shareholder. Closing of the transaction is […]...

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January 13, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Erste Group Bank AG as issuer on its issues of Mortgage Pfandbriefe

Wolf Theiss advises Erste Group Bank AG as issuer on its issues of (i) EUR 750,000,000 0.01 per cent. Mortgage Pfandbriefe due 2028 (AT0000A2UXM1) and (ii) EUR 750,000,000 0.50 per cent. Mortgage Pfandbriefe due 2037 (AT0000A2UXN9). Erste Group Bank AG successfully returned to the covered bond market for the first time since January 2020 and […]...

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January 12, 2022

Wolf Theiss advises Prosus on the Go-Student EUR 300 million funding round

Wolf Theiss advises Prosus on the GoStudent EUR 300 million funding round, the largest investment ever for an Austrian tech start-up company. Under the supervision of Hartwig Kienast (Partner, Corporate/M&A), Wolf Theiss advised the lead investor Prosus and additional co-investors as lead counsel. Wolf Theiss had already advised investors on the series B and C […]...

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December 23, 2021

Wolf Theiss assisted Glovo in relation with the authorization by the Competition Council of Foodpanda take over

The Competition Council approved the acquisition of Foodpanda RO SRL by Glovoappro SRL. This transaction is part of the multijurisdictional EUR 170 million acquisitions by GLOVOAPP23, S.L., one of the world’s leading multi-category delivery players, of the operations of Delivery Hero, another important player in the food delivery platform sector, in Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, […]...

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