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Wolf Theiss Expertly Navigates Raiffeisen Through EUR 529.4 mn Leasing Securitisation

Vienna, 28 May 2024 – Wolf Theiss proudly announces its role in providing expert legal guidance to Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) for the landmark true sale securitisation ROOF 2024. This significant transaction involves a EUR 529.4 million portfolio of leasing receivables from the Raiffeisen Leasing Group.

This AAA rated STS-securitisation is strategically designed to fuel new lending initiatives for SMEs and Mid-Caps throughout Austria. Expanding the past successful “Roof Leasing Austria” transactions, RBI has expertly structured, arranged and placed this deal to continue driving economic growth and support for businesses in the region.

Wolf Theiss is delighted to have played an integral role in the flawless execution of this landmark financial transaction

This achievement underscores our commitment to delivering top-tier legal advisory services. It highlights our firm’s expertise and reputation in navigating complex financial transactions. We are honoured to support Raiffeisen in this deal and proud of our exceptional team’s collaborative effort“,

says Matthias Schimka, Partner.

The Wolf Theiss team advising Raiffeisen was led by Partner Matthias Schimka (Banking Law) and further comprised of Markus Aigner (Counsel, Banking Law), Mimo Hussein (Counsel, Regulatory Law), Paulina Pomorski (Counsel, Data Protection), Eva Stadler (Counsel, Tax), Harald Strahberger (Counsel, Public Law), Markus Taufner (Counsel, Civil law), Simon Fiala and Lena Tautscher (Associates, Civil Law).

“We enjoyed the collaboration with Clifford Chance, the team consisting of Oliver Kronat, Antonia Walter and Niclas Petersmann, as German legal counsels. Their expertise and professionalism proved invaluable, contributing to a seamless and successful deal execution”,

concludes Matthias Schimka.

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