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Dunaj Consulting GmbH

Small Country – Great Opportunities

Investments in Austria

We speak your language

Individual approach

Advisory Services

Smart solutions for smart business

About the Company

Dunaj Consulting GmbH is an Austrian financial advisory and business consulting company servicing private and corporate customers and exploring new investment opportunities.

The company was established by Igor Strehl a notable banker on the Austrian market and a long-standing CEO of Austrian and German financial institutions.

Advantages of Dunaj

Why choose Dunaj? We truly understand your needs:


High Quality

Our international contacts and experience, coupled with our unique understanding of the local economy, various industries and local political structures help us to consistently deliver high quality, effective advice and service to our clients time and again.


Professional Network

Our team has extensive expertise, decades of experience and has built a vast network of professionals and market contacts through various functions which were held in banks and corporations. This gives us a unique understanding and insight into your needs.


Opening the EU Borders

We have access to regional and international decision makers and maintain close contacts with key partners, investors and other stakeholders. Our highly professional and experienced team is committed to deliver significant added value to our existing and potential future clients in the Austrian market. Austria can serve as your European investment hub. Our team is experienced with investors from outside Austria and the EU.


We speak your language

We understand the particular needs of our private clients. Our experience stems from years of advising high net worth individuals and families. Furthermore, we have German, English and Russian native speakers in our team for your comfort.


/ what we do

We render the full range of consulting services with a particular focus on Relocation to Austria, establishment of Family Offices, Austrian holding companies and Austrian Private Foundations, opening bank accounts, assistance with arranging financing, Real Estate and M&A (Investment Opportunities) advice

Business Relocation
DUNAJ has a long standing cooperation with top law firms and Big 4 consultancy companies and serves as a ONE STOP SHOP in order to provide assistance i a legal, advisory and tax) with tax structuring and creating tailor made solution that will allow for the most effective relocation to Austria

      • Ensuring minimal taxation for foreign payments
      • Providing an optimal tax result in case of sale of financial assets
      • Excluding of exit taxation in case of relocating from Austria

relocation (residence and citizenship)
If you are considering or dreaming of moving to Austria, we will be your trustful advisor who will fulfil your ideas and lead you though the process:
  • Obtaining an Austrian living / work permit on a “turn-key basis”
  • All-in relocation assistance (from meeting you at the airport to assisting with buying a real estate and choosing a school for your children)
  • Structuring a tailor-made step plan for obtaining the Austrian citizenship
    • naturalisation due to a legal claim
    • citizenship due to extraordinary achievements (by MERIT), so called “investment citizenship”

Austria is known as a country that is home to one of the most renowned banking systems and some of the world’s most reputable banking institutions. The bank account is always required for corporate purposes as well for individuals relocating to Austria.

We will guide you through the entire process in order to achieve your goals, in particular on:

      • opening a bank account at a customer-friendly Austrian bank with whom we have well-established relations
      • diligent KYC / compliance preparation for smooth and successful process
      • establishment of good working relations between the Client and the Austrian bank

We help our clients in any M&A project (both selling and acquisition). We lead such deals as a ONE-STOP-SHOP for you and lead the transaction from A to Z which means providing advice on all stages of the transaction, in particular such as:

  • We help you develop and implement the most suitable acquisition or sales strategy.
  • We provide you with insights about the most relevant technological trends for your market segment.
  • We identify high potential acquisition or sales targets and provide you with a comprehensive initial screening.
  • We evaluate companies in terms of strategic value, technology, HR and financials.
  • We execute a complete tax and legal due diligence.
  • We structure deals in a way which minimizes downside risks and upscales potential.
  • We estimate deal valuations by taking internal, external and deal specificities into account.
  • We support you in taking control over the negotiations and achieve the best price.
  • We support you in the execution and closing process

 Austrian Holding Company

  • Establishment of an Austrian holding company (e.g. GmbH, AG)
  • Arranging for a ready-to-operate company (including, interim general director, payroll, accounting, tax, opening bank accounts, office space etc.)

 Family Office

  • Establishment of a tailor made Family Office
  • Top-notch (including cross-border) staffing of the Family Office
 Austrian Private Foundation (Privatstiftung)
  • being a commonly used tool for wealth planning, asset protection and inheritance purposes, the Austrian Private Foundation constitutes a legal entity which has neither owners nor participants and is therefore an independent corporation consisting of assets contributed by its founder for a certain purpose defined in a special deed
  • we will guide you through the whole establishment / structuring and management process in order to ensure the achievement of your goals
Completed Projects
Our clients can expect the highest standards and exemplary services in this field, ranging from property acquisition to all matters surrounding real estate.
  • We have built a foundation of integrity, honesty, discretion and professionalism that takes our experience in finding, selling and renting real estate targets to a new level.
  • In order to provide the highest quality service, we work together with a hand-picked team of internationally experienced professionals who are the top agents in Austria’s real estate market.
  • We understand the challenges involved with relocating to Austria and handle all real estate transactions with the greatest of care.

We help companies to grow. Our know-how ranges from acquisition and mezzanine to debt capital financing and restructuring.

  • Capital structure
    Finding the ideal financing mix and developing tailored holding and capital structures for our clients are key elements of our financial advisory services.
  • Debt capital
    Our team advises clients on alternatives for existing debt as well as new debt issuance, including bank debt, corporate bonds and similar instruments.
  • Mezzanine capital
    We support our clients in structuring and issuing mezzanine and subordinated debt instruments, as well as convertible and other equity-linked securities.
  • Acquisition finance
    In connection with buy-side mandates, we give our clients advice on sourcing, structuring and executing all forms of acquisition financing.
You can find our factsheet here
A very competitive tax regime in comparison with other EU countries of a similar credit rating
High level of social security, education and recreational infrastructure
Vienna named as the most liveable city in the world for the tenth time
A beautiful country with huge business potential and opportunities (especially, due to the Brexit)
Excellent credit rating (AA+ by Standard & Poor’s/ AA1 by Moody’s / AA+ by Fitch / AAA by DBRS)

Igor Strehl

Founder and General Director

Igor Strehl is extremely accomplished in his field and is capable of delivering results. He is a strong driver and supporter, who can help you make significant impact on sustainable business growth.

Igor has many years of experience in the financial sector and a proven track record of investment activity with a main focus on M&A transactions in oil&gas and real estate sectors. He has acquired the skills necessary to increase and retain profits whilst stably managing assets.

"All well respected and accomplished advisors in their own right, each partner brings considerable deal expertise and excellent relationships, working collectively to raise our clients financial altitude."


Dunaj Consulting GmbH

Office: Julius-Raab-Platz 4 | A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Location of trade licence: Julius-Raab-Platz 4 | A-1010 Vienna, Austria

Fax: + 43 1714 24 40