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Corporate/M&A

Austria

Whether you are planning a merger as part of your expansion strategy, intend to diversify into new sectors, are looking for new financing opportunities—loans from non-banks or equity investments--or need advice on corporate governance for your company, our experts at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Vienna offer you comprehensive legal advice in which we always take a business-oriented approach.

Individual advice on all areas of corporate law and mergers & acquisitions

Regardless of the size of your company—whether listed or private—as a corporate law/M&A law firm we offer you customised, commercially-oriented and cost-efficient solutions in the following areas:

M&A advisors from various sectors

In the case of expansions, mergers and other corporate transactions, interdisciplinary advice will ensure that you receive solutions that are perfectly fitted to your needs. Our cross-border teams are not only experts in all legal areas relevant to the transaction, but also specialists in the following relevant sectors:

We are sensitive to the industry-specific characteristics of a transaction and can adapt the essential economic questions and risks of the transaction to meet the local requirements for you and address them in the legal documentation.

Corporate Law/M&A law firm - In Europe and worldwide

Our attorneys think beyond their traditional consulting role and help you to secure competitive advantages in order to succeed in a constantly changing business environment. Our international CMS team of over 1000 corporate and M&A attorneys in 42 countries worldwide can assist you both in Europe and around the world.

If you would like further information or a quick insight into M&A terminology, our M&A Glossary, which has already been published in its 6th edition due to the high level of interest, provides a quick overview of a large number of frequently used, relevant terms. We would also be happy to send you a pocket print version of the M&A glossary.

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