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"It’s a top-class firm. Schoenherr is a full-service firm and are a top firm for transactions of all kinds."
Rapidly changing regulatory environments, disruptive technologies and global economic uncertainties are some of the challenges faced by financial institutions. Schoenherr has a leading practice, both on a cross-border/international level and national level in each of its jurisdictions, advising our financial institution clients across CEE/SEE and beyond on a broad spectrum of matters that go to the core of their businesses.
Relevant areas include transactions (debt and equity, including financial institutions consolidation), regulatory matters (including proceedings in front of national and European regulatory authorities), resolution and restructuring, outsourcing, corporate governance, dispute resolution, investigations, compliance and reputational risk management as well as legal assistance in day-to-day operations.
Our clients include banking organisations and investment banks, private equity and hedge funds, real estate investment funds, investment advisers, fund and asset managers, broker dealers, development banks and export credit agencies, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, fintechs, payment services providers, outsourcing and other third-party service providers and other participants in the financial sector. We work with many of the leading EU, global and regional international financial institutions active in CEE/SEE.
Chambers (2020), IFLR1000 (2021), Legal 500 (2020) and Germany's JUVE (2020) have all ranked Schoenherr's banking and finance practice as top tier.
Schoenherr advises financial institutions on a broad spectrum of legal matters, including:
Austria: Schoenherr advises banks on financing for Wiener Stadtwerke
Schoenherr, together with Linklaters, advised UniCredit Bank Austria as sole coordinator, documentation agent, bookrunner and mandated lead arranger, ING Bank NV as facility agent, bookrunner and mandated lead arranger, Erste Group Bank AG, Raiffeisenbank International AG and Commerzbank AG as bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers as well as other banks on the revolving syndicated facility for Wiener Stadtwerke GmbH. Wiener Stadtwerke's debut in the international syndicated loan market was significantly oversubscribed compared to the target volume of EUR 1.7bln.
14 April 2023
M.Vojnović V.Kurtić D.Obradović D.Stevanović
Serbia: Schoenherr advises on acquisition of Expobank A.D. Belgrade
Moravčević Vojnović and partners in cooperation with Schoenherr advised the owner of Adriatic Bank A.D. Podgorica on the acquisition of 100 % of the shares in Expobank A.D. Belgrade.
Across all our CEE offices, highly experienced lawyers provide legal advice in the sector of financial institutions.