PRIVATE EQUITY & FUNDS
Together with widespread and increasing opportunities for investments in the CEE/SEE region, funds now also face a number of challenges such as an increased level of regulation and the constant pressure of investment performance. Our multijurisdictional private equity team, drawing on local and international experts in M&A, capital markets, finance, tax, antitrust, regulatory compliance, IP&IT and employment, provide you with a flexible, sector-focused and fully integrated range of legal services.
You benefit from our experience: Wolf Theiss private equity specialists have worked with many of the major private equity managers and investment funds across CEE/SEE and are deeply familiar with the private equity business model. Working under tight deadlines, we have the know-how at the ready to help you best facilitate a full range of transactions; from your venture capital investment to the largest and most complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
As recognized funds specialists, you profit from our timely, pragmatic and innovative advice throughout every stage of the investment cycle, from fund formation and initial fundraising, to day-to-day fund management and operation, through to successful exit.
Managing a fund? Our team can assist you with fund structuring, establishment and marketing, operational management, mergers of funds and fund management companies, filing and reporting requirements and the passporting of UCITS-compliant funds. A core focus of our team is also the AIFMD and its implementation in the EU Member States of our region. Learn more about our Capital Markets practice.
You can rely on our M&A specialists for all kinds of M&A advice. As part of our clients' deal teams we help to facilitate and negotiate transactions, and execute complex financings, strategic partnerships, leveraged buyouts, cross-border M&A, carve-out transactions, IPOs and trade sale exits. Learn more about our Corporate, Commercial & M&A practice.
If you plan to invest in a regulated industry sector, you can rely on our regulatory lawyers for support. We can guide you through investments in highly regulated sectors such as financial services, energy, TMT and life sciences. You also benefit from our wide experience in advising clients in underperforming and distressed situations, including complex litigation cases.
Need advice regarding lending activities? Our finance specialists regularly advise funds in connection with their lending activities from acquisition financing and recapitalizations to working capital financing, mezzanine financing and bridge loans across the CEE/SEE region. Learn more about our Banking & Finance practice.