Stephan Strass

Attorney at Law

Get in touch
Personal Assistant
About Stephan Strass
Institutional and strategic investors and other companies turn to Stephan for assistance on legal issues including acquisitions, financing rounds, joint ventures, and exit transactions. He has co-authored commentaries on the EU Merger Act and the Investment Fund Act, and is the author of many academic publications.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2015)
Harvard Law School, Master of Laws (LL.M. 2019)
Working highlights
Advising leading national and international leisure & entertainment companies (B2B, B2C) and PE funds on numerous transactions and financings in the leisure & entertainment sector
Advising numerous renowned PE/VC funds and business angels on their investments in start-ups
Advising the majority shareholders (including Farallon, Global Health Investment Fund, Adjuvent Capital, Wellington Partners, Hadean Ventures and Ventech) on the sale of the Austrian biotechnology company Themis to Merck Sharp Dohme
Advising Sportradar AG on the investment of CPPIB and TCV
Latest insights by
Stephan Strass
BRANDL TALOS advises Sportradar on the acquisition of Vaix
Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Stephan Strass, Thomas Talos, Céline Dobnikar
BRANDL TALOS advised Sportradar Group (NASDAQ: SRAD), a leading global provider of sports data and content, on its acquisition of Vaix Group, a pioneer in developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions specifically designed for the iGaming industry headquartered in London. The transaction completed on 6 April 2022.
BRANDL TALOS advises lead investor on EUR 18m Series A financing round of Ribbon Biolabs
Press release • Venture Capital & Start Ups from Roman Rericha, Stephan Strass, Elena Ciresa, Céline Dobnikar
Ribbon Biolabs GmbH, a DNA synthesis company, has completed a EUR 18m Series A financing round led by Hadean Ventures with participation from, amongst others, Lansdowne Partners, Helicase Venture and existing investors IST cube and tecnet equity. A BRANDL TALOS-deal team led by Roman Rericha and Stephan Strass advised the lead investor, Hadean Ventures, on this financing round.
BRANDL TALOS advises lead investors Quadrille and Insight Partners on PlanRadar's USD 69m Series B Financing Round
Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Roman Rericha, Stephan Strass, Adrian Zuschmann, Elena Ciresa
PlanRadar, Europe's leading digital field management platform for construction and real estate projects, has completed a USD 69 million financing round co-led by Insight Partners and Quadrille Capital. A BRANDL TALOS-deal team led by Roman Rericha and Stephan Strass advised the lead investors Quadrille Capital and – alongside Willkie Farr & Gallagher – Insight Partners as well as Cavalry Ventures on this financing round, being the third-largest Series B round and the largest-ever for a B2B company in Austria so far.