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Marie-Christine Lidl


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

Marie-Christine Lidl works as an attorney-at-law primarily in the area of Corporate Law/M&A. She joined as an associate in 2016 and became attorney-at-law in 2020.
Lidl studied law at the University of Vienna, where she is currently also pursuing a master’s degree in political science. Part of her law studies included a semester abroad in Paris. She has gained diverse professional experience, including during an internship and as an administrator at the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) in Luxembourg.

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  • 2013 - Mag. iur., Law, University of Vienna
  • 2013 - B.A., Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Vienna 
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Pack­aging spe­cial­ist AL­PLA ex­pands in Po­land - CMS ad­vises on cross-bor­der...
With the sup­port of CMS, the AL­PLApharma di­vi­sion fur­ther ex­pands its po­s­i­tion in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe by tak­ing over APON.The in­ter­na­tion­ally act­ive pack­aging com­pany AL­PLA is strength­en­ing the pres­ence of its phar­ma­ceut­ic­al di­vi­sion in Cent­ral and East­ern Europe (CEE) fol­low­ing the ac­quis­i­tion of the Pol­ish com­pany APON. APON was foun­ded in 1985 as a fam­ily busi­ness. Today, around 45 em­ploy­ees pro­duce plastic pack­aging for the phar­ma­ceut­ic­al in­dustry at the Żyrardów site near Warsaw. Among oth­er things, APON man­u­fac­tures primary pack­aging for medi­cines in ac­cord­ance with ISO 15378 un­der clean room con­di­tions. With a staff of around 22,100 at 177 loc­a­tions in 45 coun­tries world­wide, AL­PLA is one of the lead­ing com­pan­ies in the sphere of plastic pack­aging and re­cyc­ling.Al­ex­an­der Rakosi, Part­ner and M&A ex­pert at CMS Vi­enna, is pleased about the clos­ing of the trans­ac­tion: “We are very proud that we have been able to con­tin­ue sup­port­ing the suc­cess­ful AL­PLA Group in the course of its in­ter­na­tion­al ex­pan­sion, this time in the phar­ma­ceut­ic­al sec­tor; re­ly­ing on our in­ter­na­tion­al net­work and our prac­tice groups fully in­teg­rated across na­tion­al bor­ders, we are in a po­s­i­tion to of­fer our cli­ents a cus­tom­ised pack­age of ef­fi­cient, high qual­ity leg­al and trans­ac­tion­al cross-bor­der ad­vice.”The in­ter­na­tion­al CMS team was led by Al­ex­an­der Rakosi. Mar­ie-Christine Lidl, Anna Hiegel­sper­ger and Di­eter Zand­ler from CMS Vi­enna were on the team as well. The team of ex­perts from CMS Warsaw was made up of Błażej Za­gór­ski, Joanna Bia­loskor­ska, Kinga Mo­gil­nicka, Aleksandra Da­lecka, To­masz Pio­trowski, Michał Ser­wa, Ma­ciej Ole­jnik, Ag­nieszka Górecka, Marta Trę­backa, Katar­zyna Łoś, Ma­ciej An­drze­jew­ski and Ka­ro­lina Ter­ech.
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.
AL­PLA con­tin­ues to ex­pand: CMS ad­vises on ac­quis­i­tion of pack­aging man­u­fac­turer...
The in­ter­na­tion­ally act­ive spe­cial­ist in re­cyc­ling and pack­aging solu­tions AL­PLA is adding to its already broad product port­fo­lio. AL­PLA was ad­vised by CMS again on its re­cent ac­quis­i­tion of Wolf Plastics Group.
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 A1 Telekom Aus­tria on Ac­quis­i­tion of NTT Aus­tria’s Alc­a­tel-Lu­cent...
Mar­ie-Christine Lidl pro­moted to at­tor­ney-at-law at CMS Vi­enna
Mar­ie-Christine Lidl is now work­ing in a new po­s­i­tion at CMS Vi­enna. As at­tor­ney-at-law she re­mains true to her pre­vi­ous fo­cus ad­vising on na­tion­al and in­ter­na­tion­al trans­ac­tions and re­mains part of one...
CMS ad­vised GRAPHA-Hold­ing AG on the ac­quis­i­tion of POLY­DATA AG
CMS ad­vised GRAPHA-Hold­ing AG on the ac­quis­i­tion of POLY­DATA AG An in­ter­na­tion­al team of CMS Switzer­land, Aus­tria and Ger­many un­der the lead of Stefan Brunnsch­weiler (CMS Switzer­land) has ad­vised GRAPHA-Hold­ing...
CMS suc­cess­fully ad­vises MERBAG on the ac­quis­i­tion of Wiesenth­al in Aus­tria
The Swiss "Mer­cedes-Benz Auto­mobil AG" (MERBAG) is ac­quir­ing the Aus­tri­an "Wiesenth­al Han­del und Ser­vice GmbH" (Mer­cedes). Bind­ing doc­u­ment­a­tion was signed on 17 Decem­ber, and the clos­ing is an­ti­cip­ated...
CMS ad­vises Con­stan­tia Flex­ibles on ac­quis­i­tion of ma­jor­ity stake in Rus­si­an...
CMS in Vi­enna and Mo­scow sup­por­ted the world's third largest man­u­fac­turer of flex­ible pack­aging - Vi­enna-based Con­stan­tia Flex­ibles - dur­ing its ac­quis­i­tion of Rus­si­an TT-print. The planned takeover was...
CMS ad­vises AL­PLA on joint ven­ture in Den­mark re­gard­ing de­vel­op­ment of...
Plastic pack­aging solu­tions pro­vider AL­PLA and pa­per pack­aging ma­ter­i­als- and solu­tions pro­vider Billeru­dKor­snäs have an­nounced that they will em­bark on a joint ven­ture with the vis­ion to de­vel­op a fully...
CMS has ad­vised eu­N­et­works on its ac­quis­i­tion of On­stage On­line in Aus­tria
eu­N­et­works Group Lim­ited (“eu­N­et­works”), a West­ern European band­width in­fra­struc­ture com­pany, an­nounced last week that it has ac­quired 100% of the shares of On­stage On­line GmbH (“On­stage”), a...
CMS ad­vises HETA on the sale of a Croa­tian ser­vi­cing plat­form and sig­ni­fic­ant...
Heta As­set Res­ol­u­tion AG (HETA) sold its Croa­tian ser­vi­cing plat­form and a port­fo­lio of re­ceiv­ables and prop­er­ties with a total ex­pos­ure of around EUR 800 mil­lion to an in­ter­na­tion­al con­sor­ti­um of B2Hold­ing...