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Banking & Finance — Italy


Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato - Banking & Finance

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Band 1

第一等

Commentary from the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Outstanding magic circle firm with extensive expertise in UK law and the UK legal market. Enviable track record in complex multi-jurisdictional transactions on behalf of key banking institutions, with additional focus on regulatory and project financing issues.

Dual-qualified in Italy and the UK, Charles Adams has a wealth of experience in multi-jurisdictional banking and finance transactions, including syndicated loans and leveraged finance. Clients say: "He is the best lawyer for structuring LBOs," and confirm that "he has a good track record and is able to immediately provide a range of solutions." He currently divides his time between New York and Italy.

Giuseppe De Palma is described by interviewees as "a very knowledgeable lawyer who is very influential in the Italian arena and also a good team manager." In addition to his wider banking and finance experience, he is also noted for his proficiency and activity in real estate finance transactions.

Regulatory lawyer Lucio Bonavitacola continues to enjoy a good reputation in the market. His clients include key Italian regulatory bodies as well as banking groups.

Gioacchino Foti advises on a wide range of regulatory banking issues, from day-to-day matters to outstanding transactions.

Ferdinando Poscio is an increasingly active member of the team and moves up the rankings on the back of strong client feedback: "I have seen him take on increasing responsibility and take charge of the process. I must say he is always available and happy to help, but still involved in the drafting of the documents so he has a direct view of our needs."

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Linklaters - Banking & Finance

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Band 1

第一等

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What the team is known for Banking and finance powerhouse with exceptional cross-border capabilities. Highly sought-after for its advice on bond capital structures, financial restructurings, leveraged deals and asset financing. Offers multi-jurisdictional high-yield and banking expertise in Italy, the UK and the USA.

Managing partner Andrea Arosio is widely acknowledged for his expertise in banking and finance. He specialises in acquisition and leveraged finance. Clients say: "He goes straight to the point, is always available and able to pick up the key points of a deal very quickly."

Counsel Alessandra Ortelli remains a key member of the team. She advises a number of arrangers and lenders on acquisition finance and refinancing transactions.

Davide Mencacci is highly regarded for his know-how in real estate finance and for his experience in international mandates, due to his qualification in the UK. He now splits his time between the Milan and Hong Kong offices, and remains deeply involved in Italian transactions.

Tessa Lee is dual-qualified in Italy and the UK. She focuses on project finance transactions in the energy and infrastructure arenas, often advising international players on cross-border financings.

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Allen & Overy - Banking & Finance

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Band 2

第二等

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What the team is known for Handles a range of high-end, cross-border banking transactions, boasting key international capabilities in English law. Acts for borrowers and lenders on debt restructuring and project finance. Increasingly active in real estate financing mandates.

Stefano Sennhauser specialises in structured finance, acquisition finance and real estate finance. According to clients, "he has an outstanding knowledge of banking legislation and is a tough negotiator. He provides a first-class service, and is a must in mega-deals."

Clients say Pietro Scarfone is "very good in drafting, and very analytical. He is also a very nice man in the approach to the client and counterparties." His experience covers LBOs, asset finance and lending transactions.

London partner Nicholas Clark has considerable experience in the Italian market, having previously worked in the Milan office of the firm. Thanks to this background, he frequently assists with financing transactions involving Italy and the UK.

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BonelliErede - Banking & Finance

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Band 2

第二等

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What the team is known for Covers the full spectrum of banking and finance matters, leading transactions from its offices in Italy and London. Strong reputation in public financing, LBOs and regulatory issues. Noted for its experience representing borrowers in finance transactions, including both large domestic banks and international financial institutions.

Emanuela Da Rin "is an expert in all matters related to credit line facilities," clients say, adding: "She is helpful from a legal and commercial standpoint." Her practice covers general corporate finance, acquisition finance and securitisation.

Giuseppe Rumi impresses a number of clients with his "pragmatic and commercial approach" as well as his "commitment, integrity and passion." He handles the full scope of financial regulatory matters such as those associated with takeovers, mergers and reorganisations.

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Chiomenti - Banking & Finance

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Band 2

第二等

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What the team is known for Highly reputed domestic practice, focusing on structured finance, restructuring, real estate finance and DCM. Represents a range of Italian and international financial institutions, and noted for its leading regulatory practice.

Francesco Ago is a well-reputed lawyer in the banking, finance and capital markets arenas. He is experienced in a wide range of issues including structured finance, export finance and restructuring proceedings.

Alessandro Portolano is an expert in regulatory banking and finance matters, assisting a number of banks, insurers and regulated entities with governance issues, regulatory capital requirements and issuance of capital instruments. Clients say: "He impressed me for the availability he dedicates to the client, he is always present. If there is an issue you want to discuss, or even a thought, you can be sure you can talk to him, which from my experience is not always the case with a partner."

Vincenzo Troiano specialises in banking, insurance and financial services regulation. He advises clients on issues ranging from day-to-day activities to extraordinary operations.

Giorgio Cappelli is described by interviewees as a "pragmatic and honest" lawyer. His areas of activity include acquisition and leveraged finance, structured finance and securitisation. His clients include several energy and oil and gas companies.

Giulia Battaglia focuses on finance and restructuring transactions, advising high-profile Italian banks on a range of issues. Interviewees say she is "solution-oriented and available at any time; I really appreciate our collaboration."

Co-managing partner Gregorio Consoli assists a variety of domestic and international banking institutions with mandates such as structured finance, securitisation and secured lending.

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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners - Banking & Finance

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Band 2

第二等

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What the team is known for Italian firm with substantial expertise in UK law, working in close contact with its London office. Advises a wide range of Italian banking institutions and international players. Well respected for its capacities in NPL portfolio management, secured hybrid transactions and bond issuances. Also advises on banking regulatory and finance issues.

According to clients, Emanuele Grippo gives "well-articulated opinions on complex matters" and comes recommended for his "deep knowledge of applicable regulations, appropriateness of advice and solution-oriented attitude." His practice focuses on asset management, securities regulation and structured finance.

Matteo Bragantini advises on acquisition finance, recapitalisation and special-purpose financing mandates, with experience on both the lender and borrower sides. Clients appreciate that "he is always looking for solutions, not shortcuts."

Giuseppe De Simone handles domestic and cross-border transactions including acquisition finance, debt restructuring and structured finance.

Marco Zaccagnini is based in the London office, where he provides support in cross-border mandates. His practice focuses on financial services regulations, including structured finance and derivatives matters. He is admitted to the Milan Bar.

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Legance - Avvocati Associati - Banking & Finance

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Band 2

第二等

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What the team is known for Impressive Italian full-service firm with a client base including international banks. Also advises significant public sector companies, namely from the energy sphere. Specialises in lending transactions and acquisition and leveraged financing.

Alberto Giampieri specialises in corporate finance, structured finance and restructuring. He also has considerable know-how in corporate law matters.

Andrea Giannelli is noted for his knowledge of securitisation and structured finance transactions. One client says: "He was very pragmatic and a key stakeholder in the deal, he did a brilliant job."

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP - Banking & Finance

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第三等

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What the team is known for Strong international footprint in banking and finance transactions, with specific expertise in UK law. Recommended on the regulatory side as well as in financings, including NPLs and acquisition finance. Clients include high-profile international players.

Raffaele Lener is a respected professor with a significant reputation in the financial services regulation arena. He has particular experience in issues arising from privatisation and liquidation proceedings.

Corrado Angelelli covers a wide banking and finance practice advising on matters such as securitisation, structured finance and debt restructuring. Clients particularly appreciate his input in difficult situations: "Whenever things get stressful he is very calm and polite and helps to find a possible solution."

Emiliano Conio is well regarded for his experience in NPL and securitisation transactions. Clients say: "He is a very knowledgeable lawyer and has a lot of business acumen. He is a straightforward guy and I appreciate that; he will tell you when you can do something and when you can't, and try to find a compromise in commercial terms."

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Latham & Watkins - Banking & Finance

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Band 3

第三等

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What the team is known for Represents a collection of large multinational organisations in cross-border deals, particularly across Europe. Handles a range of mandates including leveraged and acquisition finance, corporate loans, restructuring and DCM. Noted for its high-yield capabilities.

Andrea Novarese is regarded by peers as "an outstanding professional." His experience covers a wide range of banking and finance transactions, including leveraged and acquisition finance, senior secured lending and restructuring.

Recently made partner, Marcello Bragliani joins the rankings following encouraging client feedback: "He is very practical and proactive and he has been tremendously good in financing mandates."

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe - Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for Impressive expertise in securitisation, typically representing large international banks as lenders and arrangers. Considerably active in project finance.

Patrizio Messina specialises in securitisation and structured finance. He also handles a range of corporate finance transactions, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Clients say Dorothy de Rubeis "is always present and available. She has a lot of experience in loan agreements, even very complex ones such as those related to structured finance transactions or syndicated loans." She has significant experience concerning lending.

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White & Case LLP - Banking & Finance

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Band 3

第三等

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What the team is known for Substantial international market coverage, namely in matters involving the UK and the USA. Handles a range of transactions including refinancing, leveraged finance and bond matters. Impressive client portfolio of global banks.

Iacopo Filippo Canino focuses on high-yield transactions and has considerable experience in the bulk of corporate and leveraged finance. Clients say he is "very strong in negotiations and has a strong focus on the final result."

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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - Banking & Finance

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Band 4

第四等

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What the team is known for Regular involvement in cross-border banking and finance transactions originating from other European countries and the USA, encompassing debt financing, high-yield bonds, restructuring and derivatives.

Carlo de Vito Piscicelli has a wealth of experience in banking and finance transactions involving the USA and Italy. He regularly advises on restructuring and leveraged finance mandates.

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DLA Piper Italy - Banking & Finance

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Band 4

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What the team is known for Acts on a range of cross-border deals, with particular links to its London office and a variety of international clients. At its most visible in project financing, acquisition finance and syndicated lending. Impressive global network offering.

According to clients, Mario D'Ovidio is "always proactive, available and ready to advise us. Furthermore, he is always very kind and polite, even when he is under stress." He advises both domestic and international clients on a range of banking and finance matters including leveraged finance and asset-based lending.

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Hogan Lovells Studio Legale - Banking & Finance

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Band 4

第四等

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What the team is known for Noted for its expertise in regulatory finance matters and know-how in real estate finance deals. Acts on a broad spectrum of cross-border transactions including acquisition finance and project finance. Particularly well versed in the German, UK and US markets.

Jeffrey Greenbaum's "natural style of being a great communicator makes complex matters easy to understand," says one client, while another adds: "His international background is key in his success in understanding the concerns of regulators." In addition to Italy, Jeffrey is qualified in the UK and the USA.

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Norton Rose Fulbright - Banking & Finance

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Band 4

第四等

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What the team is known for Noted for cross-border project financing matters, boasting particular expertise in UK law and a network of offices throughout a variety of different jurisdictions. Particularly focused on the energy, infrastructure and real estate sectors.

Arturo Sferruzza is a key contact for clients.

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Simmons & Simmons - Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for Experienced in large-scale cross-border banking and finance transactions. Frequently advises investment funds, asset management companies and banking institutions on acquisition finance and regulatory issues.

Romeo Battigaglia remains an active player in the regulatory field. He has significant experience in investment services, financial instruments and structured products.

Davide D'Affronto is highlighted by clients for his "availability, knowledge of banking issues and negotiation skills." His areas of focus include acquisition finance, leveraged and syndicated lending and debt restructuring.

Nicholas Lasagna is praised by sources for being a "very good and thorough" lawyer. He is qualified in both Italy and the UK and frequently handles cross-border mandates on behalf of key international financial institutions.

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Ashurst - Banking & Finance

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Band 5

第五等

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What the team is known for Notable capacity in leveraged, structured and project finance, particularly in the infrastructure and renewables areas. Offers considerable cross-border capabilities and often assists foreign institutions with projects in Italy.

Mario Lisanti is described by clients as "very approachable, committed, dedicated and knowledgeable." He covers the full scope of debt financing and structured finance on behalf of banking institutions, private equity houses and alternative debt providers.

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Jones Day - Banking & Finance

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Band 5

第五等

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What the team is known for Acts on multiple international banking and finance transactions involving other European jurisdictions and the USA. Recommended for its know-how in real estate finance.

Department head Francesco Squerzoni is the key contact for clients.

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Nctm Studio Legale - Banking & Finance

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Band 5

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What the team is known for Italian outfit with further offices in London, Brussels and Shanghai for multi-jurisdictional support. Practice handles the complete range of banking and finance matters.

Stefano Padovani is "knowledgeable, accurate and able to manage a large pool of banks," clients say. He handles a range of matters including acquisition finance and secured transactions.

Andrea De Tomas advises on several cross-border transactions from the firm's London office. He specialises in restructuring and insolvency proceedings, often with an Italian aspect.

London-based Matteo Gallanti handles a range of banking and finance matters, often involving Italy and the UK. Of late he has advised clients on acquisition finance and NPLs.

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Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP - Banking & Finance

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Band 5

第五等

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What the team is known for US firm handling multi-jurisdictional financings, often acting for large multinational enterprises. Noted for its know-how in securitisation and NPLs.

Practice head Mac-Alexandre Courtejoie is the key contact for clients.

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PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE - Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for Notable Italian firm handling corporate finance transactions, acquisition finance and debt restructuring. Significant experience in deals involving multiple jurisdictions.

Interviewees say Maura Magioncalda "stands out for her knowledge of banking issues and delivery time." Her practice covers acquisition, corporate and structured finance.

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Shearman & Sterling LLP - Banking & Finance

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Band 5

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What the team is known for International practice noted for its particular expertise in real estate financing. Often handles cross-border transactions, with a particular focus on UK law from its Italian office.

Valerio Fontanesi is "an excellent individual and very approachable," clients say. He is noted for his increasing activity in the banking and finance market, representing a range of private equity funds, hedge funds and financial institutions. He also enjoys a reputable practice in real estate finance transactions.

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Eminent Practitioner

Chiomenti

From the Chambers Global guide

Francesco Ago is a well-reputed lawyer in the banking, finance and capital markets arenas. He is experienced in a wide range of issues including structured finance, export finance and restructuring proceedings.

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Linklaters

From the Chambers Global guide

Managing partner Andrea Arosio is widely acknowledged for his expertise in banking and finance. He specialises in acquisition and leveraged finance. Clients say: "He goes straight to the point, is always available and able to pick up the key points of a deal very quickly."

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Alberto Giampieri

Legance - Avvocati Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Alberto Giampieri specialises in corporate finance, structured finance and restructuring. He also has considerable know-how in corporate law matters.

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Latham & Watkins

From the Chambers Global guide

Andrea Novarese is regarded by peers as "an outstanding professional." His experience covers a wide range of banking and finance transactions, including leveraged and acquisition finance, senior secured lending and restructuring.

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Stefano Sennhauser

Allen & Overy

From the Chambers Global guide

Stefano Sennhauser specialises in structured finance, acquisition finance and real estate finance. According to clients, "he has an outstanding knowledge of banking legislation and is a tough negotiator. He provides a first-class service, and is a must in mega-deals."

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Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Dual-qualified in Italy and the UK, Charles Adams has a wealth of experience in multi-jurisdictional banking and finance transactions, including syndicated loans and leveraged finance. Clients say: "He is the best lawyer for structuring LBOs," and confirm that "he has a good track record and is able to immediately provide a range of solutions." He currently divides his time between New York and Italy.

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Riccardo Agostinelli

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Riccardo Agostinelli of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners continues to enjoy a good reputation among market commentators. His practice focuses on distressed lending, derivatives and subordinated debt.

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Chiomenti

From the Chambers Global guide

Giorgio Cappelli is described by interviewees as a "pragmatic and honest" lawyer. His areas of activity include acquisition and leveraged finance, structured finance and securitisation. His clients include several energy and oil and gas companies.

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BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Emanuela Da Rin "is an expert in all matters related to credit line facilities," clients say, adding: "She is helpful from a legal and commercial standpoint." Her practice covers general corporate finance, acquisition finance and securitisation.

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Giuseppe De Palma

Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Giuseppe De Palma is described by interviewees as "a very knowledgeable lawyer who is very influential in the Italian arena and also a good team manager." In addition to his wider banking and finance experience, he is also noted for his proficiency and activity in real estate finance transactions.

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Studio Legale RCC

From the Chambers Global guide

Alberto Del Din of Studio Legale RCC is considered an "absolutely eminent structured finance lawyer" by market commentators. Clients also describe him as "extremely knowledgeable" and "creative."

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Legance - Avvocati Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Andrea Giannelli is noted for his knowledge of securitisation and structured finance transactions. One client says: "He was very pragmatic and a key stakeholder in the deal, he did a brilliant job."

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Maura Magioncalda

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

From the Chambers Global guide

Interviewees say Maura Magioncalda "stands out for her knowledge of banking issues and delivery time." Her practice covers acquisition, corporate and structured finance.

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Corrado Angelelli

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Corrado Angelelli covers a wide banking and finance practice advising on matters such as securitisation, structured finance and debt restructuring. Clients particularly appreciate his input in difficult situations: "Whenever things get stressful he is very calm and polite and helps to find a possible solution."

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Chiomenti

From the Chambers Global guide

Giulia Battaglia focuses on finance and restructuring transactions, advising high-profile Italian banks on a range of issues. Interviewees say she is "solution-oriented and available at any time; I really appreciate our collaboration."

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Studio Legale RCC

From the Chambers Global guide

Paolo Calderaro of Riolo Calderaro Crisostomo e Associati specialises in structured finance matters. He frequently advises on securitisation, covered bonds and loan assignments.

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Iacopo Filippo Canino

White & Case LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Iacopo Filippo Canino focuses on high-yield transactions and has considerable experience in the bulk of corporate and leveraged finance. Clients say he is "very strong in negotiations and has a strong focus on the final result."

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Gaetano Carrello of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners covers acquisition, corporate and structured finance. He advises a mix of banks, private equity funds and corporates.

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Davide D'Affronto

Simmons & Simmons

From the Chambers Global guide

Davide D'Affronto is highlighted by clients for his "availability, knowledge of banking issues and negotiation skills." His areas of focus include acquisition finance, leveraged and syndicated lending and debt restructuring.

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Alessandro Fosco Fagotto

Dentons Europe Studio Legale Tributario

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients enjoy working with Alessandro Fosco Fagotto of Dentons Europe Studio Legale Tributario, who they say "has always proved to be highly skilled and efficient" and is "very helpful in structuring and in negotiation stages." He recently joined the firm as head of the banking and finance practice in Italy.

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Ashurst

From the Chambers Global guide

Mario Lisanti is described by clients as "very approachable, committed, dedicated and knowledgeable." He covers the full scope of debt financing and structured finance on behalf of banking institutions, private equity houses and alternative debt providers.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

From the Chambers Global guide

Patrizio Messina specialises in securitisation and structured finance. He also handles a range of corporate finance transactions, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

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Matteo Bragantini

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Matteo Bragantini advises on acquisition finance, recapitalisation and special-purpose financing mandates, with experience on both the lender and borrower sides. Clients appreciate that "he is always looking for solutions, not shortcuts."

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Giancarlo Castorino

McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Giancarlo Castorino of McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato focuses on acquisition finance and structured finance transactions. He has experience advising key domestic banks as well as listed and unlisted companies.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Emiliano Conio is well regarded for his experience in NPL and securitisation transactions. Clients say: "He is a very knowledgeable lawyer and has a lot of business acumen. He is a straightforward guy and I appreciate that; he will tell you when you can do something and when you can't, and try to find a compromise in commercial terms."

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Band 4

Simmons & Simmons

From the Chambers Global guide

Nicholas Lasagna is praised by sources for being a "very good and thorough" lawyer. He is qualified in both Italy and the UK and frequently handles cross-border mandates on behalf of key international financial institutions.

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Band 4

Alessandra Ortelli

Linklaters

From the Chambers Global guide

Counsel Alessandra Ortelli remains a key member of the team. She advises a number of arrangers and lenders on acquisition finance and refinancing transactions.

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Band 4

Ferdinando Poscio

Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Ferdinando Poscio is an increasingly active member of the team and moves up the rankings on the back of strong client feedback: "I have seen him take on increasing responsibility and take charge of the process. I must say he is always available and happy to help, but still involved in the drafting of the documents so he has a direct view of our needs."

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Band 4

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

According to clients, Lorenzo Vernetti of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is "very commercial, very close to the market and knows what's happening. He is also very pragmatic and not too technical." He has wide experience in financing mandates.

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Band 5

Chiomenti

From the Chambers Global guide

Co-managing partner Gregorio Consoli assists a variety of domestic and international banking institutions with mandates such as structured finance, securitisation and secured lending.

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Band 5

Dorothy de Rubeis

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients say Dorothy de Rubeis "is always present and available. She has a lot of experience in loan agreements, even very complex ones such as those related to structured finance transactions or syndicated loans." She has significant experience concerning lending.

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Band 5

Giuseppe De Simone

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Giuseppe De Simone handles domestic and cross-border transactions including acquisition finance, debt restructuring and structured finance.

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Band 5

Carlo de Vito Piscicelli

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Carlo de Vito Piscicelli has a wealth of experience in banking and finance transactions involving the USA and Italy. He regularly advises on restructuring and leveraged finance mandates.

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Band 5

DLA Piper Italy

From the Chambers Global guide

According to clients, Mario D'Ovidio is "always proactive, available and ready to advise us. Furthermore, he is always very kind and polite, even when he is under stress." He advises both domestic and international clients on a range of banking and finance matters including leveraged finance and asset-based lending.

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Band 5

Valerio Fontanesi

Shearman & Sterling LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Valerio Fontanesi is "an excellent individual and very approachable," clients say. He is noted for his increasing activity in the banking and finance market, representing a range of private equity funds, hedge funds and financial institutions. He also enjoys a reputable practice in real estate finance transactions.

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Band 5

Nctm Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Stefano Padovani is "knowledgeable, accurate and able to manage a large pool of banks," clients say. He handles a range of matters including acquisition finance and secured transactions.

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Band 5

Allen & Overy LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients say Pietro Scarfone is "very good in drafting, and very analytical. He is also a very nice man in the approach to the client and counterparties." His experience covers LBOs, asset finance and lending transactions.

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Band 5

Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati - CDP Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Giulio Tognazzi of Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati - CDP Studio Legale is described as a "hard-working" lawyer by clients. His practice covers project finance, acquisition finance and export finance transactions.

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Up and Coming

Marcello Bragliani

Latham & Watkins

From the Chambers Global guide

Recently made partner, Marcello Bragliani joins the rankings following encouraging client feedback: "He is very practical and proactive and he has been tremendously good in financing mandates."

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Up and Coming

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Marco Leonardi of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners handles acquisition finance, distressed lending and debt restructuring. Clients highlight his "knowledge of financial aspects and quickness of execution."

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