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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Gabriella Covino

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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Gabriella Covino is Head of Restructuring department


She specializes in private M&A, corporate and commercial law and joint ventures. She advises domestic and multinational companies in significant acquisition transactions with a focus on drafting and negotiating joint ventures agreements, shareholders’ agreements and commercial agreements. She has a broad experience in in restructuring and turnaround matters, advising companies both in out of court and in court restructuring proceedings. She has developed a significant experience in assisting Parmalat S.p.A. in its reorganization process and in the restructuring plan under the so-called Marzano Law.


Gabriella joined the firm in 1995 and in 2004 was made partner; in addition she has worked as an international associate at a US firm in Paris after having worked for two years at the Rome office of a leading US law firm. She has also cooperated with IRI – Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale S.p.A. in connection with major privatizations.


Italian and English.


She is a member of the Italian Bar as well as of the New York State Bar. She is also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) where she holds the office of Vice-Chair of the Reorganization and Workouts Subcommittee - Insolvency Section and of Regional Vice-chair (Europe) of the Law Firm Management Committee.


Gabriella graduated in Law maxima cum laude from the University LUISS “Guido Carli” of Rome. She also holds a Business Law Degree from U.C.L.A. and an M.J.C. (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence) from New York University School of Law. 


Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Gabriella Covino - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Acting for both debtors and creditors, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners fields specialist lawyers in complex restructuring operations; the team's experience includes out-of-court and in-court proceedings and it regularly works alongside the firm's corporate and M&A, banking and finance, litigation, labour, real estate and tax departments. Gabriella Covino and Luca Jeantet  advised Mossi Ghisolfi Group on admission to an arrangement with creditors procedure (Concordato Preventivo). Antonio Auricchio, Giuseppe De Simone and Paolo Gnignati are also highly rated practitioners.

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Turin: leading firms

Within: Turin: leading firms

Luca Jeantet, Luca Mastromatteo¬†and Moreno Martini¬†jointly lead¬†Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners' Turin office, which was opened in 2005. The team is particularly active in¬†corporate and M&A, restructuring and litigation; it is 'quick to understand needs and offer excellent solutions'. Jeantet,¬†Gabriella Covino,¬†Antonio Auricchio¬†and managing associate¬†Luigi Romanzi¬†are acting for Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company on the¬†‚ā¨400m restructuring of its outstanding debts. In another matter, Covino, Jeantet and senior associate¬†Leonarda Martino¬†advised a consortium of banks on the¬†‚ā¨50m financial restructuring of Gemmo. Huawei and Michelin Italia are notable clients.

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