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Iacopo Fontana

Milan, Italy Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency
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Iacopo Fontana frequently undertakes debt restructuring on behalf of banks and corporate entities. He also offers experience in distressed M&A.
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Practice Areas

Iacopo Fontana deals with banking and financial law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, transport, real estate law and structured finance. He regularly assists leading companies and financial institutions, private equity funds and investment banks in acquisition, structured finance, real estate financing, project financing and other capital market operations. Iacopo Fontana has developed a solid experience in the navigation sector, in the distressed M&A, debt restructuring and insolvency procedures. He advises on debt restructuring transactions (both pursuant to art. 67, para. 3 (d) and art. 182 bis of the Italian bankruptcy law) and, on default situations in general, Italian and foreign companies, banks and financial institutions.

Career

Partner in Legance since 2020. Previously Senior Counsel in Legance Milan office (2018 – 2020) and London office (2016 – 2018), Counsel in Legance London office (2013 – 2016). Before Associate in Legance (2007 – 2013), Gianni, Origoni, Grippo e Partners (2004 – 2007) and Chiomenti Studio Legale, London (2003 - 2004). Consultant in Ristuccia Advisors, Rome, Italy (2001 – 2002).

Lecturer at LUISS MBA Private Equity Course, 2006 – 2007 – 2008.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Rome Bar (Italy), since 2005. Registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a European Lawyer.

In February 2017 Iacopo Fontana has been appointed as member of Ria Grant Thornton Scientific Committee.

Publications

Iacopo Fontana is the author of several articles published on legal magazines and internet websites on commercial, finance law issues in particular on venture capital.

Industry Sector Expertise

Banking & Finance

Restructuring and Insolvency

Shipping, Aviation and Transportation

Languages Spoken

Italian, English and French

Education

University College London, United Kingdom

LL.M., Banking and Finance

2002 - 2003

Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Rome

Master in Italian and EU banking, finance and insurance law

2001 - 2002

Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Law Degree, maxima cum laude

1998 - 2001

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Iacopo Fontana

Legance - Avvocati Associati

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Lombardy

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