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 and North Macedonia.

"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
Florian Kusznier

Nikolaus Paul

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advising Goldman Sachs and Highgate on the purchase of the K&K Hotels group in Austria, the Czech Republic, Romania, and Hungary as well as on the sale of the K&K hotels to InterGlobe;
  • 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 Munich RE Group on the sale of its subsidiaries in Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Ukraine and Belarus;
  • Advising KELAG-Kärntner Elektrizitäts-Aktiengesellschaft in connection with a EUR 250,000,000 sustainability-linked credit facility agreement; one of the first sustainability linked loan transactions in Austria.

  • 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
  • Private Equity
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities