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Eva-Maria Ségur-Cabanac

Partner
Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG

Biography

Eva-Maria Ségur-Cabanac heads Baker McKenzie's capital markets practice in Austria and is a member of the Firm's EMEA Steering Committee for Capital Markets. She is also Global Lead Sustainability Partner for our Financial Institutions Industry Group and a member of Baker McKenzie's global Sustainable Finance Service Line. Eva-Maria is a dual-qualified lawyer, admitted to practice in Austria and New York. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie's Vienna office in 2008, Eva-Maria worked in the New York, Paris and Frankfurt offices of a well-known US law firm.

Practice Focus

Eva-Maria focuses her practice on cross-border transactional work. She also advises clients on ongoing capital markets and corporate compliance issues and represents clients in related disputes. She is a regular speaker and author of articles related to Sustainable Finance and the European regulatory framework regarding ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) factors.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Austrian energy service provider KELAG in connection with the acquisition of hydro- and wind power assets in France and Portugal.
  • Advised Paragon partners on the disposal of INFO-TECHNO Baudatenbank GmbH, one of their Austrian portfolio companies.
  • Advised the underwriters on the IPO and listing on Euronext Amsterdam of MotorK, a SaaS provider for the automotive industry.
  • Advising FCC and its subsidiary FCC Construcción in connection with claims brought by the insolvency administrators of FCC's now insolvent Austrian subsidiaries Alpine Holding GmbH and Alpine Bau GmbH.
  • Advised Swedish Amplifier Game Invest in connection with the acquisition of Austrian game development studio Rare Earth Games GmbH.
  • Advised French Delachaux S.A. in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in Austrian Frauscher Sensor Technology Group GmbH.
  • Advised Wohnbaubank AG in connection with the preparation of a base prospectuses for its convertible bond issuance program.

Professional Honors

  • The hottest stocks in capital markets law, trend lawyers’ ranking 2022
  • Frequently recommended in capital markets, JUVE Austria 2022
  • Best Lawyers in Austria 2019 for capital markets law and conflict resolution, Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Highly Regarded, Capital Markets: Equity, IFLR1000, 2018-2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Vienna Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Austria (2008)
  • New York~United States (2001)

Education

  • Cornell Law School (LL.M.) (2001)
  • University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) (2001)
  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.) (1998)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish