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Schoenherr

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Acts for European banks, international alternative lenders and corporate borrowers on corporate finance, regulatory matters and debt capital markets matters across the CEE region. Has a strong track record on both sides of NPL portfolio transactions, often leveraging the market-leading reputations of key partners in Vienna and Bucharest to handle deals in various CEE jurisdictions. Advises on the creditor side of major debt restructurings. Assists banking clients with e-commerce regulatory requirements across multiple CEE markets.

Strengths

One client acknowledges the team's "high number of talented lawyers in both the local and the CEE market, which leverages the regional knowledge of the team as a whole," adding: "They deliver high-level legal work in a timely fashion, with excellent partner availability."

Another interviewee enthuses: "I prefer to work with them on cross-border matters because of the team's responsiveness and quality of work."

Work highlights

Assisted RIDG Holding with the distressed acquisition of control over VIPAP VIDEM KRŠKO.

Notable practitioners

Clients observe that Martin Ebner is "very proactive, diligent and a tough negotiator." He is highly experienced in a range of CEE-wide banking and finance mandates, such as acquisition financing, debt restructuring and refinancing. Ebner operates in Vienna.

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Overview

Schoenherr advises on banking, finance (including project and acquisition finance), debt restructuring and refinancing, acquisition and disposition of distressed assets and loan portfolios, claims trading, capital market transactions involving equity (including equity linked and hybrid), debt (including high yield) and regulatory capital issuances, funds, derivatives, structured finance, securitisation, and other financial services. We provide transactional and regulatory advice.

In addition, we support our financial services clients in their litigation and dispute resolution needs, from high-profile disputes and major investigations, to reputational risk management and compliance issues.

Our lawyers act for major international and regional banks, other financial institutions (insurance companies, funds and asset managers), corporates (issuers, borrowers and sponsors), sovereigns and quasi-sovereigns



Members

Ebner, Martin (Head of Department)

Babić, Nikola

Čížek, Vladimír

Damaschin, Adina

Krumov, Tsvetan

Paulmayer, Stefan

Petres, Arijana

Rosová, Natálie

Simsa, Miriam

Szalóki, Gergely

Clients

Bank of Cyprus

Commerzbank AG

Erste Group Bank AG

General Motors Financial

JP Morgan

Komerční banka, a.s.

Monier Group

Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Société Générale

UniCredit Bank AG

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Transportation

Banking & Finance

Schoenherr

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Location

Schottenring 19

Vienna

Vienna

Austria

A-1010

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Central & Eastern Europe

Banking & Finance


Martin Ebner
Band 2