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Giulia Battaglia

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Partner Banking and Finance


Giulia specialises in structuring complex transactions. She advises debtors, banks, in real estate financing, acquisitions, project finance and securitisation of receivables, factoring, restructuring debt transactions, bankruptcy law, insolvency proceedings and distressed assets transactions. She has significant experience in restructuring in shipbuilding and healthcare. Giulia deals with infrastructure and procurement with a particular focus on the energy sector.


Giulia Battaglia joined the firm in 1992 and became a partner in 2003. In 1994 she was a Visiting Lawyer at Slaughter and May in London.


Italian, English.


Admitted to practice before the Taxation Courts and member of the Milan Bar (Italy)


Graduated in Economics, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1991; Graduated in Law, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1999.


Restructuring and insolvency

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: Leading individuals

Giulia Battaglia - Chiomenti Studio Legale

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: Leading individuals

Giulia Battaglia - Chiomenti Studio Legale

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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Italy: Capital markets


Within: Debt

Chiomenti Studio Legale advises on EMTN and covered bonds programmes and has extensive experience advising on the issuance of corporate bonds in Italy; the group also advises issuers and subscribers of mini-bonds and assists with securitisation transactions. Highlights included advising UBI Banca, as issuer, on the annual update of a €15bn covered bond programme. Manfredi Vianini Tolomei, Giulia Battaglia, Carmelo Raimondo, Francesco Ago and Gregorio Consoli are all recommended.

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