Peter Huber is head of the International Corporate Transactions team of CMS Austria. He looks back on more than 25 years of professional experience in corporate transactions, including more than four years with major investment banks.
His main areas of practice are M&A (including privatisations and public takeovers) and corporate law (including corporate governance) in Austria as well as Central and Eastern Europe. Peter Huber advises a range of major Austrian corporations and major shareholders as well as groups of shareholders on corporate transactions, restructurings, shareholders’ agreements and governance structures, including advice on legal issues resulting from shareholder activism. He also advises major private equity houses on investments and exits.
Peter Huber is featured as a leading (band 1) expert on Corporate and M&A in Austria and South Eastern Europe by Chambers Global und Chambers Europe and has received top rankings in other legal directories and publications. He is the author of numerous publications in the fields of corporate law and takeover law, including the leading commentary on the Austrian Takeover Code.
1988 – LL.M., Yale Law School, New Haven
1987 – Doctorate studies in Law (Dr. iur.), University of Vienna, Vienna
1987 – Diploma studies in Business Administration (Mag. rer. soc. oec.), University of Vienna, Vienna
1985 – Diploma studies in Law (Mag. iur.), University of Vienna, Vienna