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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. She also acts as independent expert in Austrian publicly listed oil & gas company OMV's climate and new energy solutions advisory board.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising Austrian energy service provider KELAG in connection with the acquisition of hydro- and wind power assets in France and Portugal.
  • 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 Wohnbaubank AG in connection with the preparation of a base prospectuses for its convertible bond issuance program.
  • 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.

Professional Honors

  • 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