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Nctm Studio Legale

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Stefano Padovani

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Nctm Studio Legale

Work Department

Banking & Finance Law

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Capital Markets


Equity Partner. Stefano Padovani specialized in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and M&A regarding banking and financial services. He advises several domestic and international banks and financial institutions in extraordinary transactions which include structured finance and debt restructuring agreements, as well as in their ordinary course of business. Furthermore, he is also lead of teams of legal advisors for assistance in relation to issuance of debt securities and other operations on capital markets.
Since several years he deals with Islamic Finance.

His clients include Banco Santander, UniCredit, MPS, Hypo Alpe Adria, BNL/Paribas, Banca Popolare dell'Alto Adige and Banco Popolare.

He is member of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Nctm. 


From January 2000, Partner of Nctm Studio Legale.
From 1997 to 1999 Partner of Ughi e Nunziante. 
From 1989 to 1996 Associate of Ughi e Nunziante.


Italian, English, German.


Admitted to the Bar Association of Milan since 1989.


Specialisation Degree in Banking Law and Economy, with honours, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, 1988.
Law Degree, with honours, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, 1985.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Nctm Studio Legaleprovides the highest level of professionalism’ and handles the full array of corporate, commercial and M&A services. In high-profile bank rescue deals, Stefano Padovani advised Italy’s Economy and Finance Ministry, the Bank of Italy and liquidation commissioners on a transaction involving the sale of two distressed Venetian banks. Alberto Toffoletto is senior partner, Pietro Zanonigives clear advice’ and Matteo Trapani is ‘very experienced’. Other highly rated practitioners include Paolo Montironi, Simone De Carli, Raffaele Caldarone and Guido Fauda, along with Mario Giambò, Vittorio Noseda, Piero Corigliano and Sante Ricci.

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Italy: Banking and finance

Borrower side

Within: Borrower side

Nctm Studio Legale handles banking and financing transactions for private equity firms and prestigious global borrowers. Recent matters include advising Ambienta and Tattile on acquisition financing for the proposed acquisition of Chromanses. Eugenio Siragusa is ‘a very talented lawyer’. Stefano Padovani, Corrado Verna and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate are other names to note.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Lender or arranger side

Nctm Studio Legaleperforms work very diligently’ and is highly rated for its expertise in large banking and financing transactions, including Islamic financing and project finance. Notably, Stefano Padovani advised UniCredit on the re-financing of AGSM. Eugenio Siragusahandles both commercial and legal matters at the same high level’; Corrado Verna and Giovanni De’ Capitani di Vimercate are also experienced advisers.

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