Philipp Kapl

Partner, Dr., MA, MA

Philipp Kapl is a partner in the Corporate/M&A Team of the firm and has several years of experience in M&A transactions, joint ventures and private equity.

He focuses on

  • national and cross-border transactions
  • corporate restructurings
  • joint ventures

Philipp is ranked as "next generation partner" by Legal 500 (2022) in the practice of commercial, corporate and M&A as well as by IFLR 1000 as "notable practitioner".

In 2018/2019, Philipp did a one year secondment with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in the London office.  Prior to joining Binder Grösswang in 2015, Philipp was an associate with Schönherr since 2012 and worked previously as an investment banking intern for Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan in London and as a summer associate for Temasek Holdings/TMS in Singapore. 

He received his doctoral degree from the University of Graz (Dr. iur.) in 2010 and obtained postgraduate degrees (M.A.) in International Relations and Economics from Syracuse University as a Fulbright scholar.

Philipp is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the German Chamber of Commerce in Austria (DHK) and the Fulbright Alumni Association.

  • Advising Apleona on the acquisition of Siemens Gebäudemanagement & -Services
  • Advising Nissan on the sale of its entire Austrian business of distributing Nissan automotives, spare parts and accessories, operated by its Austrian branch, in particular negotiating the respective transaction documents
  • Advising Vertellus and Pritzker Private Capital in connection with the acquisition of the Intermediates and Specialty Chemicals business of ESIM Chemicals (IM Chemicals)
  • Advising Mubadala on the sale of a 39% stake in Borealis AG to OMV AG
  • Advising P. Dussmann GmbH on the acquisition of JANUS Gruppe Ges.m.b.H.
  • Advising Wiesenthal on the sale of Wiesenthal & Co, Wiesenthal Handel und Service to Swiss Mercedes Benz Distributor
  • Counsel to Mitsui & Co. on the acquisition of a minority share in Austrian special chemicals company Kansai Helios Group
  • Advising Snam upon the acquisition of 49% of Gas Connect Austria as well as establishing a consortium with Allianz Capital Partner and OMV
  • Counsel to VTG on the sale of approx. 4,400 freight and tank waggons and the transfer of the respective waggon rental agreements by Nacco Group
  • Counsel to Lenzing Group in many national and international co-operation restructuring and acquisition projects
  • Counsel to TIWAG concerning several corporate matters, international long-term power supply contracts and a variety of other projects
  • Advising "AIAS Innsbruck - Verein zur Registrierung von Stammzellenspenden" on the establishment of the non-profit association

Philipp Kapl is a partner in the Corporate/M&A Team of the firm and has several years of experience in M&A transactions, joint ventures and private equity.

He focuses on

  • national and cross-border transactions
  • corporate restructurings
  • joint ventures

Philipp is ranked as "next generation partner" by Legal 500 (2022) in the practice of commercial, corporate and M&A as well as by IFLR 1000 as "notable practitioner".

In 2018/2019, Philipp did a one year secondment with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in the London office.  Prior to joining Binder Grösswang in 2015, Philipp was an associate with Schönherr since 2012 and worked previously as an investment banking intern for Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan in London and as a summer associate for Temasek Holdings/TMS in Singapore. 

He received his doctoral degree from the University of Graz (Dr. iur.) in 2010 and obtained postgraduate degrees (M.A.) in International Relations and Economics from Syracuse University as a Fulbright scholar.

Philipp is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the German Chamber of Commerce in Austria (DHK) and the Fulbright Alumni Association.

  • Advising Apleona on the acquisition of Siemens Gebäudemanagement & -Services
  • Advising Nissan on the sale of its entire Austrian business of distributing Nissan automotives, spare parts and accessories, operated by its Austrian branch, in particular negotiating the respective transaction documents
  • Advising Vertellus and Pritzker Private Capital in connection with the acquisition of the Intermediates and Specialty Chemicals business of ESIM Chemicals (IM Chemicals)
  • Advising Mubadala on the sale of a 39% stake in Borealis AG to OMV AG
  • Advising P. Dussmann GmbH on the acquisition of JANUS Gruppe Ges.m.b.H.
  • Advising Wiesenthal on the sale of Wiesenthal & Co, Wiesenthal Handel und Service to Swiss Mercedes Benz Distributor
  • Counsel to Mitsui & Co. on the acquisition of a minority share in Austrian special chemicals company Kansai Helios Group
  • Advising Snam upon the acquisition of 49% of Gas Connect Austria as well as establishing a consortium with Allianz Capital Partner and OMV
  • Counsel to VTG on the sale of approx. 4,400 freight and tank waggons and the transfer of the respective waggon rental agreements by Nacco Group
  • Counsel to Lenzing Group in many national and international co-operation restructuring and acquisition projects
  • Counsel to TIWAG concerning several corporate matters, international long-term power supply contracts and a variety of other projects
  • Advising "AIAS Innsbruck - Verein zur Registrierung von Stammzellenspenden" on the establishment of the non-profit association
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