Our team

The Managing Team

The RE-STRUCTURE Managing Team is led by people who have several years of practical experience in the workout and restructuring of real estate projects for banks and financial institutions. There is hardly a situation that they have not come across:

Dipl.-Volksw., Dipl.-Jur. Florian Beckermann, LL.M. (international tax)

Mr. Beckermann worked for Dexia Kommunalkredit Bank AG (in Liq.) as holding manager for the network in SEE&CEE and as the responsible AML & Compliance Officer of the bank. In addition, he is a member of the board of the Austrian Shareholders’ Association in Vienna (IVA) and associate professor at the IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems. Various management mandates and extensive project experience in the real estate sector round off his profile.

Mag. Gernot Rauter

Mr. Rauter has more than 20 years of management experience in corporates and family businesses. In the past, his focus has been on the IT and software industry. Today his primary working environment is real estate, retail and professional consulting services. He has worked as Senior Vice President, CFO and COO for international companies. Mr. Rauter has extensive knowledge in the areas of structuring of organizations, restructuring, reorganization of and many years of experience as a managing director.

RE-STRUCTURE has on hand a board of internationally acknowledged independent experts who are prepared to support RE-STRUCTURE’s management team, as needed, with their specialist know-how in core subject matters:








The Board of Independent Experts

Currently, the Board of Independent Experts has the following members:

Arch. Mag. Arch. Armin Ebner
BEHF Architects, Vienna

Armin Ebner graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, attended the renowned Master Class of Prof. Wilhelm Holzbauer, and co-founded BEHF Architects in 1995. Since then, BEHF has become one of Austria’s leading architectural practices with roughly 100 architects from various backgrounds. BEHF Architects is operating in more than 25 countries. Armin Ebner and BEHF Architects are setting new standards and trends through their innovative design concepts, which have had a cheerful and positive reception. This is also confirmed by BEHF’s numerous awards and current prestigious projects.

KR Prof. Dr. (hc) Alfons Metzger
CRE, FRICS, Metzger Real Estate Group, Vienna

KommR Prof. Dr. h.c. Alfons Metzger, FRICS, CRE chairs Metzger Real Estate Group, a company specialized in international real estate financial analysing.

In 1972, he founded MRG Metzger Realitäten Beratungs- und Bewertungsgesellschaft mbH, a company focusing on national and international real estate consulting and valuation.
Since the 1970s, Prof. Metzger has worked as a real estate valuer and trustee, and as an international Real Estate Consultant. He also holds the title of a “Court Certified Real Estate Expert”.

Prof. Metzger has held numerous presidencies in internationally renowned real estate organizations and associations. E.g., he was the World President of the International Real Estate Federation FIABCI. He is also an Executive Member of the renowned “Counselors of Real Estate (CRE)”, and of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Dr. Nikolaus Paul
WOLF THEISS Rechtsanwälte, Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna

Nikolaus Paul heads the real-estate funds initiative within the Real Estate team as well as the AIFM group within the Banking & Finance team of Wolf Theiss. Nikolaus has extensive experience in the field of investment funds, including the establishment of multi-jurisdictional fund structures. In addition, he advises on financing transactions in Austria and the CEE/SEE region, primarily in the fields of infrastructure and real estate projects. Nikolaus completed his studies at the University of Vienna. He is the author of a number of publications in the area of financing, capital markets and investment funds and has lectured for many years at the University of Vienna as well as the Private University of the Principality Liechtenstein.

Prof. Dipl. Ing. Dr. Matthias Rant
RICS, Rant Consulting Group, Vienna

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Matthias Rant chairs the Rant Consulting Group in Vienna. He is the president of the Austrian Expert Association – he was for 6 years president of EuroExpert – the Organisation for European Expert Associations. He is a court certified expert, member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, and is also a shareholder and board member of listed real estate and industrial enterprises, as well as a partner of internationally acting consulting and advisory companies.

Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Richter
RegioPlan Consulting GmbH, Vienna

Wolfgang Richter is a graduate of Spatial Planning and Regional Science at the Technical University of Vienna, and holds a Civil Engineer’s degree. Since 1984, he is the managing director and owner of RegioPlan Consulting Company specialized in cross-border location consulting and market analysis. In 2001 Mr Richter founded RegioData Research, a company focusing on regional European economic data, as well as on solutions for professional geomarketing. Wolfgang Richter is a lecturer at the University of Technical University of Vienna at the at the Danube University Krems.

Dr. Mag. Manfred Wiltschnigg
RICS, Urban Land Institute

Manfred Wiltschnigg holds a PhD in Business Administration as well as several other academic degrees in the area of real estate business. He is an authorized expert for real estate and also acts as trustee. He is a member of several national and international real estate organizations including the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Urban Land Institute. Manfred Wiltschnigg can look back at more than 20 years of international work experience in the field of real estate; the last 15 years of which have been spent in leading management positions with companies as Generali Immobilien AG, Vienna, Oppenheim Immobilien KAG, Wiesbaden, IVG, Bonn and Vienna and as a board member of ImmoEast AG and Immofinanz AG, Vienna.