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fwp successfully supports philoro Holding GmbH and its old shareholders in the entrance of Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs AG


Vienna, 9 April 2024: Led by Peter Stiegler, Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner (fwp) is advising philoro Holding GmbH and its old shareholders on changing the shareholder structure and the entrance of Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs AG

philoro Holding GmbH is the holding company of the philoro group of companies, an independent precious metals trading company and producer of investment bars with a modern, Europe-wide network of branches and establishments in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Hong Kong and the USA.

Led by fwp attorney Peter Stiegler, fwp provided support in the two-stage corporate deal. Legal advice covered the exit of the shareholder Constantia Beteiligungen Oesterreich GmbH, which held approx. 40% of the shares in philoro Holding GmbH, and the acquisition of shares by Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs AG via an intermediate company, in which the old shareholders hold interests which they increased. Signing took place in December 2023. After clearance by the competition authorities closing took place in March 2024.

"We are very pleased to have been able to support philoro, a company that is successful in the field of precious metals trading and precious metals investment throughout Europe, on this important deal", says Peter Stiegler, who was fwp's lead attorney in this transaction.

Apart from fwp attorney Peter Stiegler the advisory team was comprised of fwp attorney Peter Blaschke, fwp partner Markus Fellner, fwp associate Christoph Haberhauer and fwp associate Maximilian Heinz. fwp partner Lukas Flener was involved in advising the company on anti-trust matters.