Specialisation in corporate law/M&A
Rainer Wachter is an attorney-at-law for corporate law/M&A and compliance. He is an experienced expert on cross-border M&A transactions and compliance issues. At CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz, Rainer Wachter is Co-Head of Corporate Transactions and Head of Compliance and Forensic Services. He is admitted to the bar in Austria, New York and England & Wales.
He spent eight years as a lawyer abroad (New York, London, Frankfurt) and 20 years as Managing Partner of the Vienna office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, one of the largest and most successful US law firms.
Rainer Wachter regularly represents buyers and sellers in complex M&A transactions, often in structured sales processes. He advises Austrian and international clients on cross-border M&A transactions related to Austria, Central and Eastern Europe, as well as the USA and China. He has extensive experience with US-related transactions. He frequently represents private equity firms in their investments in Austria and CEE.
Rainer Wachter is repeatedly cited as a leading lawyer in the areas of corporate law/M&A and compliance in Legal 500 and Chambers Global.