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Legance - Avvocati Associati

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London, Milan, New York, Rome

Antonio Palazzolo

Work +39 02 89 63 071
Legance - Avvocati Associati

Work Department

Project Financing - Energy, Gas and Natural Resources


Senior Counsel


Antonio Palazzolo focuses his activity mainly on project financing transactions on no recourse and limited recourse basis, and assists, as project manager, Italian and international lenders and sponsors, in structuring important transactions in the infrastructure (e.g. motorways and hospitals) and renewable energies (in particular, photovoltaic and waste to energy plants) sectors. Antonio has also experience in M&A, dismissals, joint venture transactions and corporate and commercial law issues.


Italian, English


Member of the Milan Bar, Italy


in 2004 Antonio Palazzolo obtained a LL.M. at LIUC Università Cattaneo, Castellanza, Italy
In 2000 Antonio Palazzolo graduated in Law, maxima cum laude, at Università degli Studi di


Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Legance - Avvocati Associati¬†covers¬†leveraged, acquisition, mezzanine project and real estate financing, as well as syndicated loans and securities lending transactions. Guido Iannoni Sebastianini¬†advised Enel on a revolving credit facility that was made available by a Mediobanca ‚Äď Banca di Credito Finanziario-led banking pool. The banking law group is co-ordinated by¬†Andrea Giannelli¬†and the energy, project and infrastructure department is¬†co-ordinated by Monica Colombera¬†and Filippo Ruffato.¬†Other highly rated advisers are¬†Luca Autuori,¬†Emanuele Espositi¬†and¬†Giandomenico Ciaramella¬†and recently promoted partner¬†Giovanni Scirocco.¬†The key senior counsels are recently promoted¬†Tommaso Bernasconi¬†as well as¬†Iacopo Fontana¬†and¬†Antonio Palazzolo.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

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Antonio Palazzolo - Legance - Avvocati Associati

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Legance - Avvocati Associati's practice covers leveraged, acquisition, mezzanine, project and real estate financing. Other areas of strength are syndicated loans, debt restructurings and securities' lending transactions. The banking law group is co-ordinated by Andrea Giannelli and the energy, project and infrastructure department is co-ordinated by Monica Colombera and Filippo Ruffato. Giannelli acted for a pool of banks on a financing to Sintonia, which is wholly controlled by Edizione, the Benetton Family’s holding company. Other highly rated advisers are Luca Autuori, Guido Iannoni Sebastianini, Emanuele Espositi, Giandomenico Ciaramella and Giovanni Scirocco, who was promoted to the partnership in 2019. The key senior counsels are recently promoted Tommaso Bernasconi, as well as Iacopo Fontana and Antonio Palazzolo.

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