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  • ​WFW Italian Shipping department is specialised in acting for banks and insurance institutions on all aspects of shipping finance, restructuring, workouts and insolvency. It also increasingly advises shipowners, ship operators and managers on general and specific maritime law matters, advising across the full range of corporate based matters relevant to the maritime industry, from mergers and acquisitions and private equity to general corporate and commercial matters.
  • The department advises on all matters within the industry, such as Acquisition finance, Arrest of vessels, Asset finance and infrastructure, Debt restructuring and distressed investment, Ports and terminals, Shipping finance, Maritime law, Shipping litigation, Structured finance and securitisation, Tax advice relating to shipping, Trade finance, Insolvency, Workouts.


Banca IMI S.p.A.

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A.

Banca Popolare di Milano S.C. a r.l.

BNP Paribas S.A.

Coeclerici Group

Commerzbank AG

Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank

GE Capital Interbanca S.p.A.

Global Ports Holding

Goldman Sachs

ICCREA BancaImpresa

ING Bank N.V.

JP Morgan

McKeil Workboats Limited

Pietro Barbaro

Viking Ocean Cruises Ltd.



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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 2 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

WFW advises Banco BPM on €28m facility to Grimaldi Euromed

Michele Autuori, Antonella Barbarito, Beatrice D'Amato, Sergio Napolitano, Noemi D'Alessio

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WFW advises CaixaBank on €35m Grimaldi Euromed financing

Michele Autuori, Furio Samela, Antonella Barbarito, Beatrice D'Amato, Noemi D'Alessio, Sergio Napolitano

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