f.l.t.r.: Karin Bauer, Martin Sailer, Lucia Kautzky, Clemens Hasenauer, Bettina Probst
On 13 November 2012, CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati staged the CHSH "Big Deal" event for the sixth time at its reception rooms in Vienna. As part of the "Big Deal" workshop, sixteen top law students and graduates simulated an M&A transaction and received valuable practical tips and advice. This year, the focus was primarily on the "Takeover of Listed Companies – Public M&A". CHSH invited participants to attend its traditional "Big Deal" clubbing event in the evening and to an exciting panel discussion. Together with Dr. Martin Sailer (CFO of Frauenthal Holding AG), Dr. Bettina Probst (head of the legal department of Voith Paper GmbH) and Dr. Lucia Kautzky (legal department of Immofinanz AG), CHSH Partner Dr. Clemens Hasenauer discussed career prospects, the secrets of success and their own careers.
"We want to create a forum – which brings together theory and practice – for people who show great potential. By looking at the kind of deals we’re involved in on a daily basis, the Big Deal gives top students and graduates the opportunity to gain an insight into the professional world of the transaction lawyer which their university education does not provide. The quality of the participants has demonstrated once again that we can look forward to a new generation of exceptionally well-qualified M&A lawyers in the future", said Dr. Clemens Hasenauer, Partner and Head of the Corporate Transactions Department at CHSH which specialises in M&A and takeovers.