Schoenherr has invited Ursula Rath, a Vienna-based partner in the firm's Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets practice, into the firm’s equity.
Rath, who served as lead lawyer on a number of prominent capital markets transactions in Austria in recent years, will become an equity partner in Schoenherr commencing with the firm’s next financial year on February 1, 2014.
Rath specializes in capital markets transactions (both equity and debt), investment funds and asset management and financial services regulatory. Recent achievements include leading the Schoenherr team advising UNIQA insurance group on its EUR 757 million re-IPO in October 2013, the largest equity capital markets transaction in Austria last year, and UNIQA's EUR 500 million rights offering in 2012, and multiple large volume high-yield bond issuances for Continental, Phoenix Pharma, and Schaeffler Group.
Rath joined Schoenherr in 2003 and was promoted to partner in the firm's Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets practices in 2009.