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

Practice areas/experience

Alexander Rakosi advises leading corporations, investment funds and financial institutions in the areas of M&A, private equity and restructuring in both domestic 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 “highly recommended” and ranked one of the leading practitioners by Chambers, a top M&A practitioner by Best Lawyer/Handelsblatt and has also been featured in the listing of Legal 500 in the field of Corporate and M&A for having a "great understanding of business matters" and has been named a “Leading Individual” by the IFLR and a stand-out lawyer by Acritas.

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

Practice areas/experience

Alexander Rakosi advises leading corporations, investment funds and financial institutions in the areas of M&A, private equity and restructuring in both domestic 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 “highly recommended” and ranked one of the leading practitioners by Chambers, a top M&A practitioner by Best Lawyer/Handelsblatt and has also been featured in the listing of Legal 500 in the field of Corporate and M&A for having a "great understanding of business matters" and has been named a “Leading Individual” by the IFLR and a stand-out lawyer by Acritas.

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

Practice areas/experience

Alexander Rakosi advises leading corporations, investment funds and financial institutions in the areas of M&A, private equity and restructuring in both domestic 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 “highly recommended” and ranked one of the leading practitioners by Chambers, a top M&A practitioner by Best Lawyer/Handelsblatt and has also been featured in the listing of Legal 500 in the field of Corporate and M&A for having a "great understanding of business matters" and has been named a “Leading Individual” by the IFLR and a stand-out lawyer by Acritas. 

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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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