BRANDL TALOS advised AG Capital on set-up of Austrian Growth Capital Fund, alongside Van Campen Liem

Press release • Fund Formation from Roman Rericha, Markus Arzt, Raphael Toman

AG Capital announced its successful first closing of Austrian Growth Capital Fund with capital commitments of EUR 140 million. The fund targets small and medium sized enterprises in Austria and neighbouring countries and shall contribute to close the existing financing gap for growth and buy-out capital in the domestic market. BRANDL TALOS advised AG Capital and C-Quadrat Investment AG, the initiators of the Austrian Growth Capital Fund, on the Austrian law aspects of the implementation of the fund set-up.

BRANDL TALOS is proud to be part of the adviser team alongside the lead counsel Van Campen Liem, Luxembourg who acted as lead counsel in the transaction. The BRANDL TALOS team was led by Roman Rericha, Markus Arzt and Raphael Toman. The management of AG Capital was advised by Herbst Kinsky under the lead of Wolfgang Schwackhöfer.

» Huge congrats to Karl Lankmayr, Daniel Jennewein, C-Quadrat and their teams to this major milestone. It is amazing to be part of the adviser team and this incredible journey which will significantly contribute to the further evolvement of the Private Equity landscape in Austria.
Also thank you to our colleagues Renaud Graas, Benoit Dardenne and Marc de Chillou from Van Campen Liem, Luxembourg and Wolfgang Schwackhöfer from Herbst Kinsky for the cooperation throughout the process.
Roman Rericha
The team
Roman Rericha
Partner / Fund Formation, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions
Roman represents clients in complex cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. Austrian and international venture capital funds regularly turn to him for assisting with investments in Austria. His expert advice also guides start-ups through large-scale financing rounds.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2005),
Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, (Mag. rer.soc.oec. 2007)
Markus Arzt
Attorney at Law / Fund Formation, Capital Markets, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions
In recent years, Markus has spearheaded various large international transactions and is a respected venture capital and private equity expert.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2012)
Raphael Toman
Associated Partner / Legal Tech, IP & Data Protection, Regulatory, Capital Markets, Compliance & Internal Investigations, Banking, Insurance and Securities Regulation Law
Raphael advises financial services providers in proceedings before civil and administrative courts, as well as on regulatory issues, money laundering prevention, sanctions and cryptocurrencies. He also represents clients from various industries in (cross-border) litigation. Furthermore, he supports companies on data protection and is the data protection officer of a biotech company and an international sports association.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2011, Dr. iur. 2019)
New York University, University of Vienna academic excellence scholarship (LL.M. 2017)
admitted to the New York bar (2017)
Stagiaire at the International Chamber of Commerce (2018)