Practice Expertise

  • Life Sciences
  • Corporate
  • Merges & Acquisitions

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Life Sciences
  • Merges & Acquisitions

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WSG Leadership

  • WSG Regional Council - Member
  • DealMaker Group - Member
  • Automotive Group - Member
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Group - Member
  • Private Equity Group - Member
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Martin Brodey heads the M&A and CEE practice groups of DORDA. His practice focuses on M&A and restructurings, international transactions, corporate law and corporate governance.

He advised numerous international and domestic clients on a wide range of M&A transactions, including privatisations, corporate restructurings and private equity transactions in Austria, Central Europe and the Far East region and was retained as strategic lead counsel in sizeable M&A projects. Sectors include automotive, banking, construction, energy, telecoms, life sciences, IT and specialised industries.

- University of Virginia, School of Law (Charlottesville, Virginia), LL.M. (1989)
- University of Vienna, Dr iur (1992)

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Life Sciences
  • Merges & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
- Advised JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. in the context of its strategic acquisition of Austrian Domoferm group (2019)
- Advised private equity investor Capvis on its acquisition of a majority stake in Amann Girrbach-Group (2019)
- Advised the Emmi AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in Europe’s leading suppliers of organic goat’s and sheep’s milk products (2019)
- Advised Atlas Copco on its acquisition of the compres-sor business of Kohler Druckluft (asset deal) (2018)
- Advised TTTech group on a strategic partnership with Samsung regarding the development of technologies for "automated driving" (2018)
- Advised Odeon Cinemas Group on the sale of its Austrian business divisionto Constantin Film-Holding Gesellschaft m.b.H. (2019)
- Advised the DIY chain bauMax on its restructuring measures (2017)

Professional Associations
  • International Bar Association

- Legal Counsel and board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Austria (AmCham)
- "He is outstanding business acumen and deal-making mentality; strong sparring partner in all aspects and steps in the deal; agile and flexible; very responsive and accessible." (IFLR, 2019)
- "He is particularly committed and very creative when problems are to be overcome." (Chambers Europe, 2018)


Co-Author: Liberalisierung osterreichischer Infrastrukturmarkte (2003)

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