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Antonio Tavella

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Partner Banking and Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring.


Antonio assists Italian and foreign clients in corporate finance transactions, purchase of receivables, debt restructuring transactions, bankruptcy law and insolvency proceedings, acquisition of distressed assets, acquisition finance transactions, real estate and asset finance, and inventory finance. Within his practice, Antonio has gathered familiarity with corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, commercial contracts, corporate governance, capital increases and issuance of structured finance instruments.


Antonio Tavella joined the Firm in 2004 and became a Partner in 2013.


Italian, English.


Member of the Milan Bar (Italy)


Graduated in Law, University of Parma, 2000.


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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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Antonio Tavella - Chiomenti

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Assisting distressed companies, financial creditors and third-party investors, Chiomenti is highly rated for its experience in restructuring and turnaround transactions, as well as for its expertise in insolvency and pre-insolvency proceedings. Antonio Tavella heads the restructuring and insolvency business unit; Giulia Battaglia advised Banca Popolare di Milano, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Mizuho Bank, Banca Ifis and Unione di Banche Italiane on the debt restructuring of Elettra Produzione and the quotaholder. Experienced senior associate Marco Amoruso left for Studio Legale Tributario in Association with Ernst & Young in March 2019.

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