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Schoenherr (Schönherr Rechtsanwälte)

Work Department

corporate/m&a , corporate finance


Robert Bachner has more than 20 years of professional experience. Robert specialises in M&A transactions and projects in Austria and CEE with a particular focus on finance-related projects (including project finance and PPP projects).


Robert Bachner advised PALFINGER AG and individual selling PALFINGER shareholders on the establishment of a mutual capital interlinking with SANY Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (2014), Cimpress on the acquisition of druck.at, one of the leading web-to-print businesses in Austria, Albemarle Corporation on the sale of its Tribotecc metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG (2015) and BUWOG AG as target company in the voluntary public takeover bid of VONOVIA SE (2017).

After graduating from the University of Vienna, Robert also gained international experience through a post-graduate degree in corporate law at New York University, his admission to the New York bar, and his subsequent work as a regular associate at one of the leading New York based international law firms.

Robert Bachner joined Schoenherr in 1997. Between 2005 and 2011 he was partner in a Viennese law office specialising in transactions before returning to Schoenherr in 2012.

admitted to the bar: 2003, Austria; 2000, New York


German, English


American Bar Association
American Notary Association
Vienna Bar Association


New York University, New York/USA (LL.M. 1999)
University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria (Dr. iur. 1998, Mag. iur. 1994)