Kornelia Wittmann has been promoted to Tax Partner at bpv Hugel in Vienna.
Brandl & Talos and Swiss law firm Niederer Kraft Frey have advised Sportradar AG and company CEO Carsten Koerl on the EUR 2.1 billion sale by private equity firm EQT and certainly minority shareholders of a stake in the company to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm TCV. The buyers were represented by Linklaters, while EQT was represented by Freshfields.
Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner and Wolf Theiss have advised the Steinhoff Group on the sale of the Kika/Leiner Group to Signa Holding. Arnold Rechtsanwalte advised Signa Holding on the acquisition. Kika was represented by Urbanek Lind Schmied Reisch on the sale. Eisenberger & Herzog and the London office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy advised a group of creditors of the seller of Kika/Leiner's property assets in Austria and several CEE countries.
White & Case has advised joint lead managers BNP Paribas, J.P. Morgan, Erste Group, ING, MUFG, and Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking on a EUR 500 million hybrid bond issue by OMV Aktiengesellschaft with an initial fixed interest rate and interest adjustment. Weber & Co. advised OMV on the deal.
Binder Groesswang, working in cooperation with Veirano Advogados, has advised Austria's Lenzing Group, a company specialized in cellulosic fibres, and Brazilian Duratex, a producer of industrialized wood panels, on their entrance into a joint venture, in order to build a single line dissolving wood pulp plant in Brazil.