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About Bernhard Rankl

As a member of the banking and finance team of the global transaction practice group, Bernhard focuses on financial and restructuring transactions as well as regulatory matters.

He speaks German and English.

Recent work

  • Advising the shareholders of the Porsche family on the sale of Ferdinand Piëch's ordinary shares in Porsche Automobil Holding.
  • Advising ABB on its acquisition of the Bernecker + Rainer Group.
  • Advising a construction group on the restructuring of its energy/infrastructure spin-off.
  • Advising Austrian banks on regulatory matters, especially on the resolution of banks, security transactions, owner control procedures as well as remuneration.
  • Advising banks and investment companies on the acquisition of NPL-portfolios.



  • University of Innsbruck, Law (Mag.iur, 2014).
  • University of Innsbruck, Management and Economics (BSc, 2014).
  • University of Innsbruck, Business Law (Mag. iur. rer. oec., 2015).



Bar exam (2019)