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23 October 2018 | deal news

Austria/CEE: Schoenherr establishes task force dedicated to corporate investigations & crisis management

Schoenherr is launching a new task force dedicated to "corporate investigations & crisis management". The launch follows increased client demand for rapid legal assistance in response to crises. Over the years, lawyers from...
08 October 2018 | deal news

Austria/SEE: Schoenherr advises immigon and VR-Leasing on sale of VB-Leasing International

Schoenherr has advised German VR-Leasing AG ("VR-Leasing"), a leasing subsidiary of DZ Bank, and Austrian immigon portfolioabbau ag ("immigon"), the wind down company of the former Österreichische Volksbanken-Aktiengesellschaft, on...
21 April 2017 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr named "Austrian Law Firm of the Year" and awarded for "European Restructuring Deal: HETA" by IFLR

German versionSchoenherr was named "Austrian Law Firm of the Year" by renowned legal publisher International Financial Law Review ("IFLR") at the IFLR European Awards Ceremony held in London on 20 April. Additionally, Schoenherr...
11 October 2016 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr leads successful offer to buy back HETA debt instruments

Schoenherr has advised the Republic of Austria's side on the successful buy-back offer of debt instruments issued by HETA ASSET RESOLUTION AG ("HETA"). In addition to the EUR 1.2 billion contribution by the Province of Carinthia,...
05 September 2016 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr assists Republic of Austria in offer to HETA-creditors

On Friday, 2 September 2016, the Austrian Finance Minister has given the green light to finance a public offer by Kärntner Ausgleichszahlungs-Fonds (KAF) to HETA creditors pursuant to § 2a of the Austrian Financial Market Stability...
27 May 2016 | deal news

Schoenherr advises SEB Groupe on the acquisition of WMF

Schoenherr advised the French household equipment manufacturer Groupe SEB as local counsel for Austria and Czech Republic on the acquisition of German peer WMF Group.  Groupe SEB will pay 1,020 million EUR in cash for the WMF Group...
24 September 2015 | deal news

Austria: JUVE confirms Schoenherr's leading role in Austrian legal market and among corporate/M&A practices

JUVE, the premier German-language legal business publication, ranks Schoenherr as the leading law firm in Austria and recognises the firm's Corporate/M&A practice for being at the very apex of the country's transactional...
14 August 2015 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr advises immigon on sale of VB Leasing (Austria) to BAWAG PSK Leasing

Schoenherr advised immigon portfolioabbau ag ("immigon") on the sale of VB Leasing Finanzierungsgesellschaft m.b.H ("VB Leasing (Austria)") to BAWAG PSK Leasing GmbH. immigon had previously held its 100% stake in VB Leasing...
07 July 2015 | deal news

SEE/Austria: HETA: Schoenherr supported Austrian Finance Ministry's negotiating group on agreement in principle with Bavaria

Schoenherr provided support to the negotiating group established by Austria's Federal Ministry of Finance for the talks that have led to the successful conclusion of a political agreement in principle between the Republic of...