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KPMG Law in Austria
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Austria > Public procurement

KPMG Law in Austria’s team has a particular focus on tender award and review procedures within public procurement, with companies from the healthcare, IT and infrastructure sectors accounting for its key clients. The practice has also recently acted for an increasing number of businesses in the railway industry. Franz Josef Arztmann heads the public sector practice group and has extensive experience in advising contracting authorities and tenderers.

Practice head(s):

Frank Josef Arztmann

Other key lawyers:

Stefan Niederstrasser

Key clients

Schieneninfrastruktur-Dienstleistungsgesellschaft (SCHIG mbH)

Work highlights

  • Advised SCHIG mbH on a complex tender procedure for auditing services in connection with the control of compensation amounts agreed in public service contracts for transport services as well as in a tender procedure for IT programming services regarding special databases for rail transport services.

Austria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

KPMG Law in Austria showcases expertise in the energy, TMT, food and life sciences sector; here, it advises Austrian corporations, private equity houses and venture capital funds on M&A transactions, financing rounds and corporate litigation. Practice head Wendelin Ettmayer is also knowledgeable in the automotive industry. Stefan Arnold has experience of takeovers.

Practice head(s):

Wendelin Ettmayer

Other key lawyers:

Stefan Arnold; Stephanie Sauer

Key clients

bank99 AG


ElringKlinger AG

EVLI Growth Partners

Shareholder of impactit GmbH

Shareholders of incubed IT

Shareholders of Kaleido AI

LLT – Lannacher Lager- und Transport GesmbH

Meister group


Work highlights

  • Advising Österreichische Post AG’s subsidiary bank99 in connection with the acquisition of ING’s private customer business in Austria.
  • Advising the sole shareholder of impactit GmbH in connection with the sale of all shares in impactit GmbH to DBAG-backed FAST LEAN Smart Group GmbH including a reinvestment in the Luxembourg-based joint holding company.
  • Advising the shareholders of Kaleido AI in a significant start-up exit, including a participation in Canva.