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Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Strong Italian outfit well equipped to handle DCM, securitisation and equity-related capital markets mandates. Broad offering includes covered bonds, securitisation of non-performing receivables, and EMTN programmes as well as IPOs and voluntary tender offers. Advises a mix of domestic and international banks as well as financial institutions, both issuers and investors.

Strengths

One endorses the team as "ideal for every entrepreneur who has to face large operations."

Another interviewee describes the firm as "excellent and very focused on customers and growth," adding: "The presence of the senior partner is constant and does not decrease during the execution phase."

Work highlights

Assisted Leonardo with its EUR4 billion EMTN programme.

Notable practitioners

Alberta Figari is best known for assisting high-profile clients with complex capital increases, IPOs and share deals.

Andrea Giannelli assists international clients from the banking, energy and aerospace sectors with high-yield bonds, EMTN programmes and securitisation matters.

Antonio Siciliano enters the ranking on the back of strong client feedback, with one highlighting him as "very competent and able to mediate well in negotiations with different counterparties." He advises on high-yield products, EMTN programmes and green bonds.

Clients value Marzio Ciani for his longstanding experience in the market and he is best known for assisting companies with divestment strategies, IPOs and share capital transactions.

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Overview

The Equity Capital Markets, within the firm’s Corporate Finance department, provides first-rate advice to both issuers and investors, both domestic and international, on equity capital markets transactions. More specifically, the firm advises clients on IPOs, listings and offerings in regulated markets and multilateral trading facilities; secondary market offerings, rights offerings, public tender offers. Our team has a strong experience in the listing process on both the MTA Market and the AIM Market. Our team has developed a specific focus on certain sectors such as the auto industry, the oil and energy sector and in the real estate sector working on REITs like structures.

The Debt Capital Markets team, within the firm's Banking and Financial department, comprises lawyers with considerable experience on investment grade and sub-investment grade bonds, mini-bond, project bonds, securitisations of various asset classes, NPLs, domestic and pan-European factoring transactions, covered bonds, PIK structures, liability management transactions (including tender, intermediated and exchange offers and consents solicitations) derivatives, securities lending transactions and other structured products. The firm also advises on regulatory aspects of all such matters.

Our DCM team constantly assist leading national and international banks and financial institutions, investment funds, large and mid corporate and public-sector entities and institutions.

Capital Markets

Legance - Avvocati Associati

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Location

Via Broletto, 20

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20121

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Italy

Capital Markets: Debt


Andrea Giannelli
Band 2
Antonio Siciliano
Band 4

Capital Markets: Equity


Alberta Figari
Band 1
Marzio Ciani
Band 3

Capital Markets: Securitisation


Andrea Giannelli
Band 2