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Legance - Avvocati Associati

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Emanuele Espositi

Work +39 06 93 18 271
Legance - Avvocati Associati

Work Department

Banking & Finance - Real Estate




Emanuele Espositi focuses on banking and finance, structured finance and regulatory matters. He regularly advises multinationals, investment banks, investment funds and global financial institutions in connection with financing of acquisitions, structured finance transactions and set-up of investment funds (with particular regard to real estate and private equity funds).


Italian, English


Member of the Rome Bar, Italy.


in 1997 he graduated in Law, maxima cum laude, at Università “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy


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

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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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

At Legance - Avvocati Associati, the ‚Äėvery committed‚Äô team has ‚Äėextensive experience and knowledge in real estate‚Äô and is ‚Äėable to find smart solutions to resolve the issues arising in negotiations‚Äô. Giuseppe Abbruzzese, who has 'a perfect understanding of the needs of the clients and adopts a very pragmatic approach‚Äô, acted for the Partners Group on the indirect acquisition of companies owning six shopping centres and galleries in Italy from Blackstone and the establishment of a new closed-end real estate fund. Other work included assisting Natixis Pfandbriefbank and Allianz as lenders with the financing of CBRE Global Investors‚Äô purchase of an asset in Piazza Duoma in Milan. Gabriele Capecchi, Emanuele Espositi¬†and ‚Äėskilled negotiator‚Äô and senior counsel Marco Mastrorosa¬†are other key names. In 2018, Giacomo Gitti¬†and administrative and public law expert Alessandra Palatini¬†were promoted to senior counsel and counsel respectively.

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