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Chiomenti

VIA XXIV MAGGIO, 43, 00187 ROME, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 06 46 62 21
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Fax +39 06 46 62 26 00
Email:
Web:
www.chiomenti.net
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Francesco Ago

Tel:
Work +39 0646622320
Email:
Chiomenti

Work Department

Partner Banking and Finance

Position

Francesco assists clients in matters concerning finance, financing, capital markets, bankruptcy law, and restructuring with a focus on structured finance, securitisation, guaranteed bank bonds, acquisition finance, real estate finance, export finance, leasing and asset finance, public offers and stock listing (including capital increases, public offers and debt securities listing, convertible and equity linked), private placements to institutional investors, insolvency and pre-insolvency proceedings, and financial restructuring.

Career

Francesco Ago joined the Firm in 1974 and became a Partner in 1986. In 1978, he worked at a leading law Firm in Washington D.C..

Languages

Italian, English, French.

Member

Member of the Rome Bar (Italy)

Education

Graduated in Law, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1973; MCL, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (USA), 1978.


Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Chiomenti¬†is well known for corporate lending and real estate acquisition, project, export, shipping and public finance. The recently appointed banking and finance department head¬†Gregorio Consoli¬†advised Astaldi on the amendment to a ‚ā¨500m facility agreement with a pool of banks; and¬†Luca Bonetti¬†led advice to¬†Coima on a bank financing granted by the original lenders for a property development in Milan.¬†Carola Antonini¬†heads the energy business unit and¬†Antonio Tavella¬†heads the restructuring business unit. Other key names are¬†Giulia Battaglia,¬†Francesco Ago,¬†Giorgio Cappelli,¬†and recently promoted counsel¬†Alfredo Lizio.¬†Carmelo Raimondo¬†joined¬†Fieldfisher Italy.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Chiomenti advises on major Italian deals involving structured finance, shipping finance and pure lending transactions. Energy business unit head Carola Antonini advised Banca Europea per gli Investimenti on the financing of a merchant line connecting France and Italy. Gregorio Consoli is the recently appointed banking and finance department head and Antonio Tavella heads the restructuring business unit. Other key advisers are Luca Bonetti, Giulia Battaglia, Francesco Ago and Giorgio Cappelli, and the counsels to note are recently promoted Alfredo Lizio and Andrea Martina, as well as Fraser Wood. Carmelo Raimondo joined Fieldfisher Italy.

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Capital markets: Debt

Within: Leading individuals

Francesco Ago - Chiomenti

Within: Capital markets: Debt

Chiomenti is highly regarded for EMTN and covered bond programmes as well as the issuance of corporate bonds and structured finance securities. The practice advised Unione di Banche Italiane, as issuer, on the annual update and maintenance of several debt issuance programmes as well as the issuance of a series of notes. Manfredi Vianini Tolomei is capital markets head, Gregorio Consoli is banking and finance head, Giulia Battaglia specialises in structuring complex transactions and Francesco Ago is also highly rated. Senior associate Benedetto La Russa and counsel Fraser Wood are other key contacts. Carmelo Raimondo joined Fieldfisher Italy.

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