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Clemens Grossmayer


CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages English, German

Clemens Grossmayer is a corporate law/M&A lawyer. He is a partner at CMS and a member of the transaction team. He has been with CMS in Vienna since 2005.
Clemens Grossmayer lectures at both the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna and the Faculty of Business Administration on negotiating M&A contracts. He regularly publishes on corporate and company law topics. His dissertation on a theme related to reorganisation law was awarded the Walther Kastner Prize 2010, which is overseen by the Association of Austrian Banks & Bankers, as well as other prizes.


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Clemens Grossmayer ist von der deutschen JUVE im Bereich Corporate/M&A empfohlen.

JUVE 2014/2015

Awards & Rankings

  • Clemens Grossmayer was nominated as Acritas Star in 2021.
  • Clemens Grossmayer is recommended by German JUVE in the field of Corporate/M&A. JUVE 2014/2015
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  • Grossmayer/Hanslik, Big Deal? M&A-Verträge richtig verhandeln! (LexisNexis, 2013).
  • Einlagenrückgewähr – drei aktuelle Entscheidungen, ecolex 2013, 951.
  • Gläubigerschutz bei Abspaltungen (Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2010).
  • Kapitalerhaltung bei der GmbH & Co KG, ecolex 2008, 1023.
  • Fida/Graessner/Grossmayer, Gesellschaftsformen im österreichischen Recht, in International Bureau of Fiscal
  • Documentation/Deutsches Steuerberaterinstitut e.V./Fachinstitut des Deutschen Steuerberaterverbandes e.V. (Hrsg), Steuerberater Handbuch Europa (2008).
  • Fida/Grossmayer, Grenzüberschreitende Verschmelzungen von Kapitalgesellschaften nach dem EU-VerschG – Ein Überblick in Fragen und Antworten, SWK 12/2008, W 75.
  • Grossmayer/Hanslik, MAC-Klauseln in Unternehmenskaufverträgen, ecolex 2007, 829.
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  • 2009 – Dr. iur., Law, University of Vienna
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CMS ad­vises Siemens Aus­tria on sale of Aus­tri­an fa­cil­ity man­age­ment busi­ness
Aple­ona ac­quires Siemens Ge­bäu­de­m­an­age­ment und -Ser­vices (SGS). CMS Vi­enna provides com­pre­hens­ive leg­al sup­port to Siemens Aus­tria.   Siemens Aus­tria has agreed to sell Siemens Ge­bäu­de­m­an­age­ment & -Ser­vices G.m.b.H. (SGS) to Aple­ona. The clos­ing of the trans­ac­tion is ex­pec­ted in the third quarter of the fin­an­cial year and is sub­ject to cus­tom­ary an­ti­trust ap­provals. Both com­pan­ies have main­tained a good and close re­la­tion­ship for years. SGS will be fur­ther strengthened by join­ing forces with Aple­ona, res­ult­ing in an ex­pan­ded and im­proved range of ser­vices.   Siemens Aus­tria is be­ing leg­ally ad­vised and sup­por­ted by the Vi­en­nese law firm CMS Reich-Rohr­wig Hainz un­der the lead­er­ship of Al­ex­an­der Rakosi, part­ner in the Cor­por­ate/M&A de­part­ment. The core CMS team fur­ther con­sists of M&A ex­perts Flori­an May­er, Mar­ie-Christine Lidl, Anna Hiegel­sper­ger and Mat­thi­as Emich. Sibylle Novak and Al­ex­an­der Hier­mann deal with tax law is­sues, An­drea Potz, and Jens Winter as­sist on la­bour law top­ics and Bernt Els­ner and Mar­lene Wim­mer-Nistel­ber­ger ad­vise on com­pet­i­tion law. Ad­di­tion­al sup­port dur­ing the course of the trans­ac­tion came from Daniela Ka­rol­lus-Bru­ner, Robert Keisler, Di­eter Zand­ler and Clem­ens Gross­may­er.   Al­ex­an­der Rakosi is pleased with the suc­cess­ful deal sign­ing: “We are proud to be able to sup­port Siemens on this pro­ject with a cross-de­part­ment­al team and con­trib­ute to fur­ther en­trench­ing Siemens as a fo­cused tech­no­logy com­pany in Aus­tria.”   Siemens Ge­bäu­de­m­an­age­ment & -Ser­vices ¬G.m.b.H., based in Vi­enna, is a suc­cess­ful man­u­fac­turer-in­de­pend­ent full-ser­vice pro­vider in the tech­nic­al build­ing¬ man­age­ment¬ sec­tor with around 260 em­ploy­ees. Its cus­tom­ers in­clude in­sti­tu­tions from the health care, cul­ture and edu­ca­tion, trade and lo­gist­ics sec­tors, as well as renowned com­mer­cial en­ter­prises. In the last busi­ness year, it achieved a turnover of around 75 mil­lion euros.
CMS Reich-Rohr­wig Hainz ad­vises private equity in­vestor Finexx on the ac­quis­i­tion...
The in­ter­na­tion­al busi­ness law firm CMS has ad­vised the Ger­man in­vest­ment com­pany Finexx on its ac­quis­i­tion of Volpini Ver­pack­un­gen GmbH Aus­tria. While the Finexx (foun­ded in 2013) was able to in­crease...
CMS ad­vises CA Immo on the cross-bor­der sale of the Zagrebtower
CMS Vi­enna and CMS Zagreb demon­strate CMS’s spe­cial ex­pert­ise in cross-bor­der trans­ac­tions while ad­vising CA Immo on the sale of the Zagrebtower to the Aus­tri­an real es­tate com­pany S IMMO AG. Part­ner...
Sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing law in Aus­tria
1. Which fin­an­cial (not tax or la­bour) short-term com­pens­a­tion schemes for im­me­di­ate losses due to so­cial dis­tan­cing meas­ures have been im­ple­men­ted? For which in­dus­tries/sizes of busi­ness? The first...
Cor­por­ate COV­ID-19 Act
The meas­ures to con­tain COV­ID-19 (keywords: ban on meet­ings and travel re­stric­tions) of­ten make it im­possible for share­hold­ers and board mem­bers to meet phys­ic­ally. The le­gis­lat­or is now re­act­ing to this...
Vir­tu­al gen­er­al and share­hold­er­s' meet­ings, vir­tu­al su­per­vis­ory board meet­ings...
The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic is caus­ing eco­nom­ic tur­moil for many com­pan­ies. Are GmbH share­hold­ers and share­hold­ers still en­titled to a dis­tri­bu­tion of the bal­ance sheet profit if busi­ness slumps in the new...
Lower Aus­tria mod­el for broad­band ex­pan­sion ready to go: Eis­en­ber­ger &...
To en­sure that Lower Aus­tria can sup­ply its rur­al re­gions with a fast and fu­ture-proof fibre-to-the-home ("FTTH") op­tic­al fibre net­work, Nieder­ös­ter­reichis­che Breit­band-Hold­ing and Al­li­anz Cap­it­al Part­ners...
Suc­cess­fully com­pleted bid­ding pro­cess: CMS sup­ports Nieder­ös­ter­reichis­che...
Broad­band for every­one! This is the motto of Lower Aus­tria’s ef­forts to build a broad­band net­work cov­er­ing nearly the en­tire state. The next step to this goal is a 300-mil­lion-euro in­vest­ment pack­age...
CMS ad­vises capiton/Cym­biQ Group on the ac­quis­i­tion of an­o­vis it-ser­vices...
CMS ad­vises capiton/Cym­biQ Group on the ac­quis­i­tion of an­o­vis it-ser­vices and trad­ing gmbh Cym­biQ Group AG, a port­fo­lio com­pany of the Ger­man private equity in­vestor capiton, has ac­quired an­o­vis it-ser­vices...
CMS Ad­vises in Aus­tria’s Largest Private Equity Trans­ac­tion in 2017:
Fol­low­ing the trans­ac­tion clos­ing on 12 Septem­ber 2017, Tower­Brook Cap­it­al Part­ners is the new own­er of Salzburg-based Sch­weig­hofer Fiber GmbH. While the fin­an­cial terms were not dis­closed, the trans­ac­tion...
CMS as­sists XING AG in pur­chas­ing Pre­screen GmbH
XING AG has ac­quired Pre­screen GmbH for 17 mil­lion euros (pur­chase ex­er­cise price). Pre­screen op­er­ates the ap­plic­a­tion man­age­ment sys­tem of the same name. The pur­chase ex­er­cise price for the soft­ware...
In­side M&A: De­vel­op­ments in the European M&A Mar­ket (Present­a­tion in Ger­man...
Die polit­ischen Ver­än­der­ungen im Jahr 2016 und die da­raus fol­genden mit­tel­fristi­gen wirtschaft­lichen Un­sich­er­heiten haben auch vor dem M&A Markt nicht Halt gemacht. Die Risikover­teilung bei Tran­sak­tion­en...