International Rankings in Banking and Finance

"Dorda’s team is ‘always available’ and praised for its ‘short response times’. National and international banks, funds, corporates and public entities regularly instruct the team with financial transactions, regulatory and bank contract law issues as well as litigation. In a notable highlight, a team led by ‘client-oriented and approachable’ practice co-head Andreas Zahradnik acted as Austrian counsel for Montagu Equity Fund in the acquisition of Universal-Investment including regulatory approval work. Practice co-head Tibor Varga is ‘very experienced’."(Legal 500, 2018 edition)

“Market-leading banking regulatory specialist Andreas Zahradnik is hailed by clients as an ‘experienced lawyer and the go-to guy for difficult, top-level negotiations’. He is also active in transactions and has recently acted as a lead partner on BNP Paribas' acquisition of an 81% stake in DAB Bank. Tibor Varga is a widely recognised transactional banking lawyer whose clients include various prominent international banking institutions. Clients describe him as a ‘safe pair of hands for all structuring and finance discussions with a canny eye for details, who is able to think 'on the go' during complex restructuring discussions’.” (Chambers Global, 2017 edition)

"Several of its partners are talented finance (structured, debt capital markets and project) specialists, and the high quality of its lending work should not be ignored. Clients who have used the firm for a range of corporate transactional advice (M&A, equity capital markets issues, competition, restructuring, private equity) recommend the firm. ‘Dorda (Dorda Brugger Jordis) did a great job helping us analyse, structure and implement the transaction’, says the managing partner of a consultancy firm [...] The details of the firm's recent banking work are confidential. The mandates included advice to various domestic and international banks on facilities for acquisitions and general corporate purposes.” (IFLR1000, 2017 edition)

"Respected banking and finance team representing international and domestic lenders as well as borrowers in LBOs and real estate financing. Also active in banking M&A and pre-insolvency restructuring measures. Collaborates closely with the corporate, tax and restructuring departments. Strengths: ‘When it comes to complex legal assessments and documentation, then DORDA (Dorda Brugger Jordis) is extremely good’." (Chambers Europe, 2017 edition)

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