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Dr. Robert Wippel

Counsel
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Dr. Robert Wippel is a counsel in the banking and finance team of the Vienna office and specializes in banking law and financing transactions. He advises lenders, borrowers and sponsors with respect to all types of financing transactions including project-, acquisition- and real estate financing. Robert also has a strong knowledge and track record in structured financing as well as regulatory matters. Robert started his career 2011 as a banking associate in the Vienna office of a Magic Circle firm and joined Baker McKenzie in 2019.

Practice Focus

Robert is focused on debt financing transactions, including in particular project-, acquisition- and real estate finance. He advises major Austrian and international banks and corporates as well as private equity funds in connection with financing transactions involving an Austrian element. He also has experience in aviation finance and related leasing transactions.

Professional Honors

  • Experienced in finance transactions, structured finance and regulatory issues, Legal 500, 2021

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Austrian Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Austria (2014)

Education

  • University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) (2012)
  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.) (2009)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Author, "Green Loans in Real Estate Finance," Immobilienmagazin, June 2021
  • Author, "Nachhaltige Kreditfinanzierung - Win-win für ökologische Unternehmen?" Industriemagazin, March 2021
  • Author, "Mezzaninfinanzierungen - Chance und Risiko zugleich," Immobilienmagazin, March 2021
  • Author, "Umbruch im Kreditgeschäft – was ändert sich für Unternehmen?" Industriemagazin, November 2020
  • Author, "Eine kurze Gegenüberstellung der verschiedenen Garantien und Haftungen für KMU unter dem Corona-Maßnahmenpaket," CuRe 2020/63, June 2020