Overview

Robert Wieder is an ally for international businesses as they grow and operate. He advises on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters throughout Europe, the Middle East and beyond. His Austrian heritage, U.K. location and wide geographic experience are powerful assets for corporate clients.

Corporate Services

Robert advises clients on:
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructuring
  • IPOs on the AIM
  • Takeovers
  • De-listings
  • Commercial operating agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Franchising and licensing agreements
  • International structures

Industry Expertise

Robert has experience in the natural resources, mining, oil and gas, finance, health care, retail, defence, food and beverage, tech, and communication industries. He has advised on the sale and purchase of companies and joint ventures in many of these sectors, as well as mining assets.

Litigation Background

A background in litigation and arbitration complements his transactional work. Robert previously advised on complex international litigation, and he has been appointed an arbitrator in ICC arbitrations.
 
Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Robert practiced as a partner with Bryan Cave and Field Fisher Waterhouse.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

England & Wales

Languages

German

Education

Victoria University of Manchester
LL.B. with honours (1979)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Not a Harmless Slip Up 
    Governance and Compliance Magazine, April 2017
  • What OFCOM’s Plans for Media Separation Mean for U.K. Telecoms Market 
    Real Business, January 2017 
  • Extractive Sector Transparency Reporting
    62nd Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, August 2016

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators — Member (MCIArb)
  • Corporate Finance Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales — Corporate Finance qualification
  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce — Committee of Commercial Conciliation & Arbitration, Past Member
  • GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre — Past Member

Civic Activities

  • Integrated Nursing Homes Ltd — Board of Directors
  • European American Investment Bank AG, Vienna — Board of Directors
  • Guest Krieger Ltd, a Lloyds’ of London insurance broker — Board of Directors
  • Marchpole Holdings PLC — Board of Directors (Corporate Secretary)
  • Freeman of the City of London
  • Naval & Military Club 
  • Worshipful Company of Turners — Liveryman
  • Worship Company of World Traders — Liveryman

Honors

  • The Legal 500 UK — 2013-14
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