Wolf Theiss, working with Baer & Karrer, has advised Farner International AG on its acquisition of the Vienna-based Kobza Media Group. B-legal | Blumauer & Partner advised Kobza Media Group.
The Kobza Media Group consists of KTHE, Alpha_z, Massgeschneidert, and Darwins Lab, as well as a majority stake in Diego5 and its subsidiaries. Completion of the transaction is contingent on regulatory approval.
According to Wolf & Theiss, “Swiss-based Farner, founded in 1951, started a partnership with Waterland Private Equity in January 2022 with the objective to establish a leading integrated European communications provider as a trusted partner for clients for national as well as international campaigns.”
Wolf Theiss’ team included Partner Florian Kusznier, Counsels Stefan Wartinger and Paulina Pomorski, Consultant Karin Spindler-Simader, Senior Associates Christopher Juenger and Anna Schwamberger, and Associates Nikolaus Wollner, Carolina Brunnmayr, and Miranda Ellison.
B-Legal's team included Partner Georg Blumauer and Attorneys Veronika Fussenegger-Vanas and Sonja Ott.