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Schoenherr

Capital Markets

2 ranked lawyersBand 2AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly active on large-scale derivatives and structured finance matters. Often acts as Austrian counsel on international transactions. Experience in derivatives-related litigation, as well as bond offerings and restructuring and regulatory compliance. Increasingly active in cryptocurrency matters.

Strengths

A source summarises: "Overall, they are highly responsive and personable," adding that "their biggest strength is their familiarity with processes and market standard practice."

Another interviewee states: "They are simply very involved in the topics, are quick and provide solid legal advice."

Work highlights

Advised J.P. Morgan, Citi and Crédit Agricole CIB as joint global coordinators and bookrunners on the Austrian law aspects of a EUR450 million notes issuance by Sappi.

Notable practitioners

Christoph Moser rises in the rankings due to his increased visibility, working on IPOs, bond issuances and capital increases. One client states: "He is very pragmatic and technically excellent."

Ursula Rath is best known for her work on DCM transactions including high-yield offerings. Sources say: "She is a great lawyer who is very commercial and responsive. In addition, she is really personable - it is a pleasure to work with her."

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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
Clients

ABBAG Abbaugesellschaft des Bundes

AGRANA Beteiligungsverwaltungs Aktiengesellschaft

Austrian trade association

British Bankers' Association

Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.

Citi

European Investment Bank

European Investment Fund

FIA Europe

ISDA

JP Morgan

Morgan Stanley

Société Générale

UBS

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Construction & Materials

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Insurance

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate Finance

Capital Markets

Schoenherr

firm
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.

Austria

Capital Markets


Christoph Moser
Band 2
Ursula Rath
Band 2