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6 Ranked Lawyers

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Capital Markets: Equity - Italy
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Clifford Chance has a highly reputed full-service capital markets offering encompassing debt, equity and structured finance. The law firm is skilled at handling the full gamut of DCM mandates, including hybrid bonds, Yankee bonds and retail notes. The team is also experienced in all sorts of equity-related mandates, such as IPOs and share deals. Clifford Chance has a strong offering in securitisation, particularly in connection with non-performing receivables. The highly respected law firm is able to advise clients on UK, US and Italian law. Its impressive cross-border capabilities enable the team to represent global financial institutions, and its strong internal ties provide contentious, real estate and tax assistance.

Strengths

One client highly praises the law firm's "availability to help and advise in the context of complex issues."

"The Clifford Chance team has been very knowledgeable on what are the right aspects of the transaction," confirms another interviewee.

Work highlights

Acted for Prysmian Group on the issuance of a EUR750 million equity-linked bond.

Notable practitioners

Clients speak at length about Filippo Emanuele, describing him as "clearly thorough" and "a great negotiator," with one of them adding: "He is always keen to find the right solution satisfying both sides involved." He assists companies with capital increases and IPOs, with clients profiting from his dual qualification in Italy and the UK.

Gioacchino Foti advises a roster of clients including governments, banks and financial institutions on green, social and Yankee bonds. "He is very knowledgeable and reliable in terms of timing and commitment," reports one client.

Tanja Svetina assists SMEs, financial institutions and global banking players with securitisation programmes. Clients highlight her "experience and high standard of effective legal support" and describe her as "very hard-working."

Stefano Parrocchetti Piantanida regularly assists technology and manufacturing companies with capital increases and delistings. Clients describe him as "knowledgeable" and praise his reliability.

New York-qualified Laura Scaglioni is praised by clients, who highlight her skills in cross-border coordination, describing her as "an expert on the international law side." She assists local and international banks with the issue of BTPs, as well as dealing with IPOs and capital increase mandates.

Ranked Lawyers at
Clifford Chance LLP

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Capital Markets: Debt

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Filippo Emanuele
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Band 1
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Gioacchino Foti
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Band 2
Capital Markets: Equity

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Filippo Emanuele
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Band 2
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Laura Scaglioni
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Up and Coming
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Stefano Parrocchetti Piantanida
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Up and Coming
Capital Markets: Securitisation

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Tanja Svetina
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Band 2