Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CEE/SEE). We have built our reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. We opened our first office in Vienna 60 years ago. Our team now brings together over 340 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working in offices in 13 countries throughout the CEE/SEE region.
Over 80% of our work involves cross-border representation of international clients. Our full range of services covers: Banking & Finance; Business Crime; Capital Markets; Competition & Antitrust; Compliance; Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions; Dispute Resolution; Employment Law; Energy & Renewables; Infrastructure; Intellectual Property & Information Technology; International Arbitration; Investment Funds; Life Science; Real Estate & Construction; Regulatory & Procurement; Retail and Tax.
UniCredit is a simple, pan-European commercial bank providing unique access to Western, Central and Eastern Europe with an unrivalled strategic presence in 14 European core markets and an International Network spanning another 16 countries worldwide. UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking is fully plugged into UniCredit Group and serves 1,500 multinational corporates and key financial institutions and supports the Group’s corporate banking units in delivering services to 600,000 corporate and public sector clients. Furthermore, we deliver investment solutions for UniCredit’s retail and private banking clients. At home throughout Europe, we are the partner of choice for our clients’ increasingly sophisticated demand for Corporate Banking and Transaction Services, Structured Finance, Capital Markets and Investment Products. We offer local expertise as well as international reach and accompany our clients globally. We are a leading corporate lender and underwriter in Europe with over EUR 300 billion outstanding. As a leader in debt and trade finance, we consistently rank in the top three positions in league tables for combined loans and bonds in Euros and are recognized as a Trade Finance Powerhouse in Western, Central and Eastern Europe..
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
In 1996, Intralinks pioneered the use of software-as-a-service solutions for business collaboration and transformed the way companies work, initially for the debt capital markets and M&A communities. Today, Intralinks empowers global companies to share content and collaborate with business partners without losing control over information. Through the Intralinks platform, companies, and third parties can securely share and collaborate on even the most sensitive documents – while maintaining compliance with policies that mitigate corporate and regulatory risk.
Intralinks is the most widely used deal management and virtual data room solution that supports all parties involved throughout the M&A lifecycle: from deal preparation through to marketing, due diligence, closing, and post-merger integration. Intralinks enables financial advisors, legal advisors, and M&A and corporate development professionals to securely collaborate and share confidential information while maintaining complete control over content.
Intralinks also hosts the world’s largest M&A professional social network, used by over 8,400 firms, including private equity, financial advisory, corporates, and family offices, to originate and source acquisition opportunities and potential buyers for divestments.
Intralinks is also the industry-leading platform used by Alternative Investment firms for fund raising and LP reporting.
Over 4.1 million M&A, legal, corporate development and private equity professionals at 99% of Fortune 1000 companies, investment banks, law firms and private equity firms have depended on Intralinks’ 20 years of experience in helping to facilitate transactions and business collaborations valued at more than US$34 trillion across all industries.
For further information, visit www.intralinks.com or on Twitter follow @Intralinks.
The TPA Group is one of the leading tax advisory and auditing services companies in Central and South Eastern Europe.
More than 1,000 TPA employees work at 27 Tax & Audit offices in Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Our services include tax advisory, auditing and advisory. Highest quality, on-going development of our know-how and a particular understanding for the situation and needs of our clients are important features of our work.
We are known as specialists in M&A and transaction advice in Central and South Eastern Europe. As a full-service company the TPA Group offers valuable support in domestic and cross-border transactions throughout Central and South Eastern Europe.
The TPA Group is an independent member of Baker Tilly Europe Alliance and is thus able to provide to its clients a worldwide network of tax advisors, auditors and business consultants.
The Baker Tilly International network currently consists of 165 independent members in 141 countries, employing a total workforce of 28,000 in 745 offices, which puts it among the top 10 global consultancy networks.
AVCO – the Austrian Private Equity and Venture Capital Organisation – is the national association for Austria's private equity industry and corporate finance service providers. AVCO encompasses private equity houses – from venture capital and expansion financing to buy-outs – as well as various other institutions and companies, which are interested in developing the private equity and venture capital industry in Austria – from service providers, banks and investors to portfolio companies and professionals. AVCO's purpose is to communicate private equity and venture capital activities as well as issues to the appropriate target audience and the general public. Furthermore, the exchange of ideas and cooperations between the members and the private equity and venture capital community is encouraged.
To its members AVCO offers a wide range of services. AVCO is the competent point of contact for interested parties from politics and the general public as well as for information about private equity in Austria (market data, economic and regulatory framework etc.).
The Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI) is the lobby association for the Alternative Investments industry in Germany. The BAI is catalyzer between German institutional investors and recognized providers of Alternative Investments products worldwide. One goal is to enhance the environment for German professional investors when diversifying their financial assets into Alternative Investments, especially as many of those investors are responsible for safeguarding long-term retirement pensions. Another objective of the association is to increase the awareness level and the understanding of these asset classes and strategies in public. The BAI maintains an intense dialogue with political institutions as well as supervisory bodies. Furthermore, the BAI cooperates with various national and international organizations and industry associations and advocates for legal reforms to design an attractive and competitive regulatory environment for the Alternative Investments industry in Germany. At present, BAI counts more than 160 members from all areas of the professional Alternative Investments industry.
Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften – the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK) is the Berlin-based association of private equity and venture capital firms across all market segments (seed capital, venture capital, growth capital, small/mid/large buy-outs) as well as institutional investors (LPs) operating in Germany. BVK has more than 200 full and more than 100 associated members. BVK aims to create the best possible conditions for private equity and venture capital in Germany and promotes public understanding of the role of private equity firms.
UVCA was established in mid-2014 and unites more than 40 members - private equity and venture funds, accelerators, incubators, educational institutions, and non-government organisations that make significant impact on the development of Ukrainian investment market. Association promotes investment opportunities in Ukraine for foreign investment funds, conducts market research, lobbies laws for improving investment and business climate, implements Invest in Ukraine activity. UVCA aims to remove the gap, by channeling the power of its network into better awareness and investment climate by proving that it is worthwhile to INVEST IN UKRAINE.