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Banking law, capital market law, financing

We live in economically difficult times.

The complexity of the current capital market structure calls for reliable, far-sighted decision-making.

Whether they relate to credit, investments or other forms of financing, we help you to make those decisions, showing that we are pioneers as well as companions. Here at hba, legal expertise and in-depth understanding of economic principles go hand in hand, bringing benefits to all.

We advise both lenders and borrowers on arranging agreements and structuring finance. We support clients focusing on acquisitions and project finance with the same level of commitment – starting by choosing the right instrument and structure, through to conducting contract negotiations and drafting, to final syndication. We provide advice on securing collateral and on the restructuring and rescheduling of finances.

Another core area of our expertise is regulation and supervision. We bring our considerable knowledge to bear on all aspects of banking law.

We give legal assistance to financial institutions on the issue and sale of securities in Austria. We also assist with the structuring of funds, the issuance of prospectuses and other aspects of supervision of securities and capital market law. Our clients’ activities are highly secure and independently audited.

 

Our services include:

Services

  • Advice on matters of acquisition and project finance
  • Advice on lending operations
  • Advice in asset financing
  • Support for private equity and venture capital financing
  • Private placements
  • Bonds, including convertible bonds
  • Takeover law
  • Fund structuring
  • Regulatory advice for banks and providers of financial services
  • Support in production of capital market prospectuses
  • Bank contract law

Contacts

Contact person

Dr. Ullrich Saurer
Managing partner
Office Graz
Tel.: +43-50-8060-291
Fax: +43-50-8060-201
u.saurer@hba.at
Dr. Philipp Spatz, LL.M.
Managing partner
Office Vienna
Tel.: +43-50-8060-430
Fax: +43-50-8060-401
p.spatz@hba.at
Dr. Joachim Zierler
Managing partner
Office Graz
Tel.: +43-50-8060-271
Fax: +43-50-8060-201
j.zierler@hba.at
Mag. Johannes Zink
Managing partner
Office Vienna
Tel.: +43-50-8060-441
Fax: +43-50-8060-401
j.zink@hba.at
Mag. Lukas Honzak
Office Vienna
Tel.: +43-50-8060-445
Fax: +43-50-8060-401
l.honzak@hba.at