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Chiomenti Studio Legale

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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.


Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Next generation lawyers

Antonio Tavella - Chiomenti Studio Legale

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Chiomenti Studio Legale is regularly instructed by large corporate companies facing financial troubles to structure innovative, complex transactions, particularly debt-to-equity swaps, but also assists investors with distressed assets. Giulia Battaglia advised BANCO BPM, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, MPS Capital Services - Banca per le Imprese, UBI Banca, and Banca Popolare di Sondrio on the restructuring of Premuda’s financial indebtedness. Antonio Tavella heads the team. Juri Bettinelli joined Allen & Overy - Studio Legale Associato in October 2017.

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Italy: Banking and finance

Borrower side

Within: Borrower side

Chiomenti Studio Legale is highly rated for structured finance; asset finance; distressed finance and non-performing loans (NPLs); acquisition and leveraged finance; real estate finance; syndicated loans; and financial restructuring. The team advised SIA on a €500m facility agreement to finance the acquisition of UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions and UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions (Austria)’s electronic money-processing sector IT service businesses, as well as to grant a revolving facility for general corporate purposes. The key advisers are Giulia Battaglia, Carola Antonini, Luca Bonetti, Carmelo Raimondo and Antonio Tavella. Other recommended names are Gregorio Consoli, Francesco Ago and Giorgio Cappelli.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Lender or arranger side

Chiomenti Studio Legale is experienced in structured finance, asset finance, and distressed finance and NPLs; other areas of strength include acquisition, leveraged and real estate finance, syndicated loans, and financial restructuring. Giorgio Cappelli advised Natixis, Banca IMI, BNP Paribas, UniCredit, Unione di Banche Italiane and Banco Santander on a financing to Alba Bidco for its acquisition of Grandi Stazioni Retail’s share capital. Giulia Battaglia, Carola Antonini, Luca Bonetti, Carmelo Raimondo and Antonio Tavella are highly rated, as are Gregorio Consoli and Francesco Ago.

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