Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner


Schottenring 12
Vienna, 1010

+43 1 537 70 0

Key contacts:

Partner: Paul Luiki
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 70
Number of partners: 10
Network memberships: TerraLex Association of European Lawyers (AEL)
Languages: German, English

Fellner Wratzfeld & Partners (fwp) is one of Austria’s leading business law firms, offering with its 70 lawyers full legal services to its clients. The firm’s clients include leading banks and other financial institutions, privately and publicly owned companies, industrial manufacturers and public sector authorities. The firm’s expertise covers the full spectrum of industry sectors.

fwp’s approach to providing legal services places particular emphasis on combining in-depth legal expertise and well-founded business knowledge with an entrepreneurial focus to meet client needs. In addition to their legal expertise, the firm’s lawyers have either supplementary degrees in economics, complementary professional experience or have studied or worked abroad.

fwp has an established international practice and handles on an on-going basis major cross-border matters.

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

Banking & Finance:

Markus Fellner

Gregor Schett

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising UniCredit Bank Austria in connection with the enforcement of its substantial minority rights as a shareholder of the 3Banks Group.
  • Advising various banks in connection with claims arising from foreign currency loans.
  • Advising UniCredit Bank Austria AG and Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich Aktiengesellschaft on a complex restructuring of financing granted to the Kreisel Group.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

Markus Fellner

Paul Luiki

Recent case highlights:

  • Advised SORAVIA, one of the leading real estate groups in Austria and Germany with a realised project volume of over €7 billion, on the acquisition of shares in the Austrian hotel group Loisium Holding GmbH.
  • Advised Kommunalkredit Austria AG on the acquisition of an 80% majority stake in Kommunalkredit by Swedish private equity investor Altor.
  • fwp advises Zucchetti s.p.a. as acquirer in connection with the 100% acquisition of the shares (share deal) in ready2order GmbH.

Insolvency law & restructuring:

Markus Fellner

Florian Kranebitter

Recent case highlights:

  • Advising UniCredit Bank Austria AG in connection with the insolvency proceedings of SFL Holding GmbH and SFL technologies GmbH


Michael Hecht

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG in the development and approval of the railway line, the so-called Brenner Nordzulauf
  • Advising ÖBB Infrastruktur AG with Semmering tunnel project.

Capital markets:

Paul Luiki

Markus Fellner

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport