Dr Alric Ofenheimer > Eisenberger & Herzog > Vienna, Austria > Lawyer Profile

Eisenberger & Herzog
VIENNA TWIN TOWER, WIENERBERGSTRASSE 11
1100 VIENNA
Austria
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Work Department

Corporate / M&A Practice Group; Real Estate Practice Group.

Position

Alric A. Ofenheimer is a partner and co-head of E&H’s corporate/M& A and real estate practice groups. Alric specializes in corporate law and private M&A transactions, including private equity and cross-border transactions. Moreover, he has vast experience in advising Austrian and international clients in complex international real estate transactions and other sophisticated real estate matters, including greenfield projects. Alric has been ranked consistently among the 10 most experienced real estate lawyers in Austria for several years. He represents public and private companies, in particular multinationals, family conglomerates, financial institutions and medium-sized businesses. Alric’s industry experience covers, among others, real estate, logistics, energy and media.

Career

Alric joined E&H as partner in 2004. Prior to that, he worked for a leading international law firm in London and Vienna.

Languages

German, English

Memberships

Austrian Bar Association; International Bar Association

Education

University of Graz: Mag. iur (1996); Dr. iur (1998)

Leisure

Sports, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Austria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

With transactional work at its core, Eisenberger & Herzog has particular expertise in the financial services, energy, telecoms, infrastructure and real estate sectors. The team acted as local counsel for a group of creditors of Steinhoff Holdings’ subsidiary Hemisphere Properties on its sale of Kika-Leiner’s property assets in Austria and several other CEE countries to Signa. Other work includes joint ventures and finance-related matters. Alric Ofenheimer and Peter Winkler jointly head the team, which includes Josef Schmidt, who returned to the firm’s Vienna office in September 2017 from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Hermann Schneeweiss, who joined from Binder Grösswang in March 2018, and Marco Steiner.

Austria > Real estate

Eisenberger & Herzog‘s strength lies in dealing with matters at the intersection with corporate and M&A, leading to regular transactional mandates. Alric Ofenheimer and Clemens Lanschuetzer acted for Immofinanz on the sale of its shopping centre portfolio in Russia to the Russian Fort Group, and together with Michael Strenitz, Lanschuetzer assisted a group of creditors of Steinhoff’s subsidiary Hemisphere Properties with the sale of Kika-Leiner property assets in Austria and several CEE countries.