Managing Partner, Austria
- University of Graz, Faculty of Law, Dr. iur., 2001
- University of Graz, Faculty of Law, Mag. iur., 1998
- Oxford Brookes University, Summer School, 1995
Managing Partner, Austria
Christoph has over 23 years' experience of helping industrial and technology clients with cross-border M&A transactions, corporate structuring and reorganisations.
He also focuses on advising high-net-worth individuals on asset allocation and is a widely recognised advisor for Austrian private foundations and foundations in Liechtenstein. In addition to helping clients structure and set up foundations, he advises on their operation and acts as a member of the management board for several foundations in Austria and abroad.
Christoph has a thorough understanding of the automotive and technology industries and regularly helps clients with industry specific matters, multijurisdictional transactions and cross-border reorganisations. He is known for developing tailormade solutions for clients in complex tax and regulatory environments and has excellent knowledge of the foreign direct investment regime implemented by the EU.
Recent examples of Christoph's work include advising his long-term client Andreas Wiedrich in selling all of his shares in KML Linear Technology to Aalberts and advising the US agricultural machinery manufacturer John Deere in relation with the acquisition of stakes in the US shareholders of Kreisel Electric GmbH & Co KG.
Christoph is highly motivated by helping clients to grow and strengthen their businesses. He has many long-term clients with whom he has worked for over 15 years and finds it deeply satisfying to look back on a successful journey together while continuing to support them as a trusted strategic advisor.
Christoph lectures at the University of Graz in corporate law and private foundation law.
Christoph’s experience includes advising:
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