Stephan Strass

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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
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Stephan Strass
BRANDL TALOS advises Sportradar on the Acquisition of InteractSport
Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Thomas Talos, Stephan Strass
BRANDL TALOS advised Sportradar Group, a leading global provider of sports data intelligence and sport entertainment solutions, on its acquisition of InteractSport Group, a sports data and technology company based in Australia and England with partnerships across a range of leading sports organisations with a particular expertise in cricket. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and expected to close in Q2/2021.
BRANDL TALOS advises International VC Syndicate on Investment in Allcyte
Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Roman Rericha, Stephan Strass, Sonam Schima, Elena Ciresa
BRANDL TALOS advised an international syndicate of venture capital funds, including 42CAP (alongside SMP – Frederik Gärtner) and Amino Collective (both Germany), PUSH Ventures (Austria), Air Street Capital (UK) and VP Venture Partners (Switzerland), on their investment in Allcyte GmbH, an Austrian biotech firm focused on functional drug testing in primary human material.
BRANDL TALOS advises Sportradar Group on the Acquisition of Synergy Sports
Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Thomas Talos, Stephan Strass, Markus Arzt, Roman Rericha
Alongside Latham Watkins (USA), BRANDL TALOS advised its long-standing client Sportradar Group, a global leader of sports data and content delivery, on its acquisition of Synergy Sports, a pioneer in automated sports technology solutions and the market leader in data and video analytics in the US college and professional sports space.