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Alexander Rakosi

Partner
Attorney-at-law for corporate law/M&A

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

Specialisation in corporate law/M&A

Alexander Rakosi is an attorney-at-law for corporate law/M&A and a leading expert in the areas of private equity and insolvency & restructuring. He is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the Transaction Team in Vienna.

Industries

Alexander Rakosi advises leading companies and financial institutions in the areas of M&A, private equity and restructuring in both national and international projects.

After his law studies in Vienna and at the University of Michigan Law School (LLM), Alexander Rakosi worked for several years at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate finance. Alexander Rakosi is also admitted to the bar in England/Wales and New York.

Ranking

Alexander Rakosi is ranked as Chambers’ leading lawyer, was named Best Lawyer in M&A by Handelsblatt and Rising Star by IFLR, and was mentioned by Legal 500 in Corporate/M&A for his particular understanding of complex business issues.

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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

Specialisation in private equity

Alexander Rakosi is an attorney-at-law for private equity and a leading expert in the areas of insolvency & restructuring as well as corporate law/M&A. He is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the transaction team in Vienna.

Industries

Alexander Rakosi advises renowned private equity investors and founders in the areas of M&A & Private Equity in both national and international projects. Our advisory services cover all phases of the relevant cycle, from company formation, financing, majority and minority participation to exit.

After his law studies in Vienna and at the University of Michigan Law School (LLM), Alexander Rakosi worked for several years at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate finance. He is also admitted to the bar in England/Wales and New York.

Ranking

Alexander Rakosi is ranked as Chambers’ leading lawyer, was named Best Lawyer in M&A by Handelsblatt and Rising Star by IFLR, and was mentioned by Legal 500 in Corporate/M&A for his particular understanding of complex business issues.

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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

Specialisation insolvency & restructuring

Alexander Rakosi is an attorney-at-law for insolvency & restructuring and a leading expert in the areas of private equity as well as corporate law/M&A. He is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the transaction team in Vienna.

Industries

Alexander Rakosi advises leading companies and financial institutions in the areas of M&A/Regulatory, Insolvency and Restructuring in both national and international projects.

After his law studies in Vienna and at the University of Michigan Law School (LL.M.), Alexander Rakosi worked for several years at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate finance. He is also admitted to the bar in England/Wales and New York.

Ranking

Alexander Rakosi is ranked as Chambers’ leading lawyer, was named Best Lawyer in M&A by Handelsblatt and Rising Star by IFLR, and was mentioned by Legal 500 in Corporate/M&A for his particular understanding of complex business issues.

more less

“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
more less

Memberships

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

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