Wolf Theiss


Schubertring 6
Vienna, 1010

+43 1 51510

+43 1 51510 25

A leading law firm in CEE/SEE focussed on international business law. The complex markets of the region require specialist knowledge and contacts – and the firm has plenty of both. Through its network of offices, Wolf Theiss combines business acumen and an understanding of the local culture to develop and execute solid business strategies while solving problems and creating opportunities. In addition to 13 offices, the firm has Regional Desks covering China, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Russia.

"Extremely cooperative, highly responsive, and committed to task. Extraordinary knowledge of international law regulations with excellent ability to find appropriate solutions for making enforceable cross border financings. Respectful problem-solvers and team leaders." - Project finance

"Very good work and responsive." - M&A

"Very reliable, pragmatic, quick, solution-oriented." - Project development, project finance

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation

Mergers & Acquisitions
Horst Ebhardt

Nikolaus Paul

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising T-Mobile on the USD 2.2 billion acquisition of UPC from Liberty Global; the largest private M&A transaction in Austria for years;
  • Advising Steinhoff Europe on the insolvency and restructuring related aspects of the near-insolvency situation of its affiliates Kika and Leiner; one of the largest distressed assets transactions in CEE ever;
  • Advising Hisense Group on the acquisition of all shares of Gorenje (including all EU and national merger control aspects, approx. 900 relevant product markets); 
  • Advising Erste Group on the development of a completely new solution for the purely digital issue of a Schuldscheindarlehen via a blockchain platform.

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Forestry
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities