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Alexander Rakosi

Partner

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Austria
Languages German, English
Corporate/M&A

Alexander Rakosi is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and on the transactions team in the Vienna office. He advises leading corporations and financial institutions in the fields of M&A, private equity and restructuring. He also does banking and regulatory work, both domestically and internationally.

After studying law in Vienna and at the University of Michigan Law School where he obtained his LL.M., Alexander Rakosi worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York for several years in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate finance. Alexander Rakosi has also been admitted to the bar in England and Wales and in New York.

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"He is transaction-focused and solution-oriented; he has everything you would expect from a good lawyer," a source says.

Chambers Europe, 2017

Sources describe the up-and-coming Alexander Rakosi as a "pragmatic and solution-oriented lawyer."

Chambers Europe, 2016

“He is a rising star”

International Financial Law Review

“He has a great understanding of business matters.”

Legal 500

Education

2005 - Master of Laws, University of Michigan Law School
2005 - Doctor of Laws, with Distinction; University of Vienna
2003 - Master of Laws, with studies completed below the minimum study time; University of Vienna

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Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales
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Private Equity

Alexander Rakosi is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and on the transactions team in the Vienna office. He advises well-known private equity investors and also founders in the areas of M&A and private equity for both national and international projects. His advisory services cover all the phases within each cycle, from company formation, financing and majority or minority ownership, all the way through to the exit strategy.

After studying law in Vienna and at the University of Michigan Law School where he obtained his LL.M., Alexander Rakosi worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York for several years in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate finance. Alexander Rakosi has also been admitted to the bar in England and Wales and in New York.

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“He is very dedicated - he goes the extra mile and thinks independently to make suggestions as to how he can be of assistance. He is also very organised, so he is great at managing cross-border work.”

Chambers Europe 2015

“He has a great understanding of business matters.”

Legal 500

“He is a rising star”

International Financial Law Review

Education

2005 - Master of Laws, University of Michigan Law School
2005 - Doctor of Laws, with Distinction; University of Vienna
2003 - Master of Laws, with studies completed below the minimum study time; University of Vienna

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Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales
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Insolvency & Restructuring

Alexander Rakosi is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and on the transactions team in the Vienna office. He advises leading corporations and financial institutions in the fields of M&A/regulatory, insolvency and restructuring, on domestic and international projects.

After studying law in Vienna and at the University of Michigan Law School where he obtained his LL.M., Alexander Rakosi worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York for several years in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate finance. Alexander Rakosi has also been admitted to the bar in England and Wales and in New York.

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“He is very dedicated - he goes the extra mile and thinks independently to make suggestions as to how he can be of assistance. He is also very organised, so he is great at managing cross-border work.”

Chambers Europe 2015

“He has a great understanding of business matters.”

Legal 500

“He is a rising star”

International Financial Law Review

Education

2005 - Master of Laws, University of Michigan Law School
2005 - Doctor of Laws, with Distinction; University of Vienna
2003 - Master of Laws, with studies completed below the minimum study time; University of Vienna

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Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales
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