"Noted for its ‘very good negotiation skills’, Dorda provides ‘business-oriented’ advice to lenders and distressed borrowers on pre-insolvency reorganisations and refinancings, while also representing creditors in insolvency proceedings and insolvency-related litigation. The ‘strategic’ Felix Hörlsberger continues to advise bauMax on its restructuring. Christian Ritschka is ‘hard-working’ and ‘a pleasure to work with’."(Legal 500, 2018 edition)
"Highly regarded team acting on large-scale restructuring cases, with a strong cross-border practice. Advises investors and bondholders as well as distressed companies on a range of pre-insolvency, reorganisation and refinancing matters. Clients include major domestic and international banks. Also active in distressed M&A and insolvency litigation. The lawyers are seen by clients as ‘very professional and proactive, with a good overview of the whole situation’. Clients appreciate the firm's ability to handle substantial projects: ‘They have a very strong team and the resources to cover a very large scale.’ Represented the interests of several investors of Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank following the nullification of certain bond guarantees worth over EUR 1 billion. Assisted Attestor Capital with the acquisition of significant shares of both secured and unsecured claims against Alpine Bau, worth EUR 5 billion. Well-known restructuring practitioner Andreas Zahradnik is especially active in investor-side representation, and acted on behalf of the Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank investors on the nullification of bond guarantees. He is noted for his expertise in banking regulatory matters, which he brings into play in his reputed restructuring work. Felix Hörlsberger continues to show great promise in the restructuring field, and is particularly recognised for handling restructuring litigation cases. Clients state: ‘His particular strength is that he is a very strategic lawyer who has a very broad view of the situation’." (Chambers Europe, 2017 edition)
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