Enablers

Christof Strasser

LL.M., Harvard Law School (2006)
Dr. iur., University of Vienna School of Law (2004)
Mag. iur., University of Vienna School of Law (2002)

Practice Areas
Corporate, Arbitration, Banking & Fintech

Languages
German, English, French

Admitted to the bars of
New York State, England & Wales, Vienna (Austria)

Contact
c.strasser@42law.com | +43 699 1808 1066

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Bio

Christof Strasser has been practicing law since 2005 and established 42law in 2013. His practice has focused on a variety of mergers and acquisitions, as well as venture capital and private equity transactions for both domestic and international corporates and early­stage companies, as well as institutional and private investors. He has extensive experience representing banking, gambling and tech companies more generally in commercial transactions and regulatory matters.

Mr. Strasser’s recent experience, in addition to the transactions listed below, includes advising Deutsche Bank, Abercrombie & Fitch, Austrian Public Broadcasting (ORF), EMSA Capital, BNI – Banco de Negócios Internacional (Europa), S.A., Emerson Electric Co., runtastic GmbH, Speedinvest GmbH & Co KG, Royal Philips Electronics and others.

Selected Representations
  • The buyer consortium, including the Haselsteiner investment group, in the acquisition of Constantia Privatbank AG
  • A consortium of financial institutions participating in a €50 billion liquidity facility for Hypo Real Estate Group, which is the largest partially government-guaranteed lending facility for a German banking institution to date
  • TXU in its $45 billion acquisition by an investor consortium led by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Texas Pacific Group, which remains today the largest private equity transaction ever
  • A major U.S. infrastructure company in its proxy contest with activist shareholders
  • The independent directors of KKR Private Equity Investors, L.P. in its combination
    transaction with KKR & Co. L.P.
  • Time Warner Inc. in its separation from Time Warner Cable
  • Lone Star Funds in its acquisition of Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co.
  • Merrill Lynch & Co. in its acquisition of First Republic Bank
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co. as underwriter in various private and public securities offerings as well as in connection with the structuring and issuance of REIT preferreds, hybrid capital securities and convertible securities

Natalie Strasser

Mag.a iur., University of Linz (2012)

Practice Areas
Corporate, residence permits and citizenship

Languages
German, Russian, English

Contact
n.strasser@42law.com+43 664 410 21 18

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Tino Enzi

Mag. iur., University of Vienna School of Law (2014)

Practice Areas
Corporate, Arbitration, Banking and Fintech

Languages
German, English

Contact
t.enzi@42law.com+43 664 45 00 998

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Judith Steiner

Mag.a phil., University of Vienna (2011)
Mag.a iur., University of Vienna (2014)

Practice Areas
Corporate, Arbitration

Languages
German, English, French

Contact
j.steiner@42law.com+43 664 8822 9162

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Rebekka Lajos

cand. iur., University of Vienna

Practice Areas
Corporate

Languages
German, English

Contact
r.lajos@42law.com | +43 664 88 22 74 50

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Tobias Tangl

Mag. Iur., University of Vienna (2015)

Practice Areas
Corporate, Banking and Fintech

Languages
German, English

Contact
t.tangl@42law.com+43 664 8822 9161

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Sebastian Müller

cand. iur., Vienna University of Business and Economics

Languages
German, English

Contact
s.mueller@42law.com | +43 664 387 88 81

Alexandra Jelinek

cand. iur., University of Vienna

Languages
German, English, Czech, Malayalam, French

Contact
a.jelinek@42law.com | +43 664 123 07 73

Johannes Blindhofer

cand. iur., University of Vienna

Languages
German, English

Contact
j.blindhofer@42law.com | +43 664 88 22 74 51

Sam Rahimpour

Art Director

Languages
German, English, Farsi

Contact
s.rahimpour@42law.com | +43 664 88 22 57 58