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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

CORSO G MATTEOTTI 10, MILAN 20121, ITALY
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Italy

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffeprovides very good support’. Marco Nicolini advised Calvi Holding (CH) on a complex corporate transaction, involving the restructuring of the CH group, a joint venture with Manoir Group, and the sale of a 41.64% shareholding in CH-controlled Siderval. Alessandro De Nicola has ‘great business acumen’, Guido Testa is ‘great technically’ and Marco Dell’Antonia is ‘a talented professional’. Attilio Mazzilli is also highly rated.

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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 1

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s practice regularly acts for companies and financial institutions in the implementation, update and supervision of compliance programmes to guard against corporate crime. The team also advises on antitrust law compliance programmes, while data privacy and cybersecurity compliance programmes are other strengths of the group. Alessandro De Nicola, who ‘solves difficult problems in a quiet and timely fashion’, and Marco Dell’Antonia are Decree 231 experts.

Leading individuals

Alessandro De Nicola - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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Dispute resolution
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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Intellectual property
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe handles all aspects of real estate work across the commercial, residential, leisure and industrial sectors. The practice assisted BNP Paribas REIM with the acquisition of 15,000sqm of prime residential and commercial real estate assets in the centre of Milan on behalf of the Fundamenta fund. Prelios and Carrefour are other notable clients. Emanuela Molinaro has ‘extraordinary negotiating skills and a very deep knowledge of all real estate matters’.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 5

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is experienced in debt restructuring during pre-insolvency situations and bankruptcies, including litigation and in-court settlement proceedings. Marco Nicolini and special counsel Daniela Andreatta are the key contacts.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe handles tax litigation and planning as well as tax assistance during M&A, restructuring and financial transactions. The team also specialises in private wealth planning for HNW families and individuals. Alessandro Mainardi heads the Italian tax practice.

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Italy: Banking and finance

Bank regulatory
Banking and finance: bank regulatory - ranked: tier 3

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe handles fintech issues, payment services, e-money matters and the regulatory aspects of strategic banking sector M&A. Marco Zechini ‘delivers precise results under time pressure’.

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Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is adept at advising on NPLs, real estate finance and general lending transactions. Raul Ricozzi, who is focused on project financing, leveraged, asset and shipping financing and debt issues, ‘has strong knowledge’; and real estate finance expert Emanuela Molinaro is ‘a great negotiator’. Patrizio Messina is also widely praised.

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Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 3

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is focused on structured finance, project finance, shipping finance and NPL transactions. The team advised Natixis and BNP Paribas (as structuring mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners), UBI Banca, Siemens Bank and the institutional investers, on the refinancing of the projects financing for a portfolio of PV plants. The names to note are Patrizio Messina, Raul Ricozzi,Madeleine Horrocks and Annalisa Dentoni-Litta.

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Italy: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 2

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Securitisation is a core practice for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, but the team is also highly reputed for its assistance with covered bonds, EMTN programmes, corporate bonds, and Italian mini-bonds. It advised Fortress Investment Group, as notes subscriber, on the €17.7bn securitisation of NPLs originated by UniCredit. Patrizio Messina, Gianrico Giannesi and Annalisa Dentoni-Litta are experienced practitioners, as is Madeleine Horrocks.

Leading individuals

Patrizio Messina - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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Italy: Industry focus

Energy
Industry focus: energy - ranked: tier 1

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s wide energy expertise was recently particularly sought after in renewable M&A and portfolio deals, private equity investments, and the refinancing of existing renewable energy portfolios as well as new solar and wind projects under incentive schemes in Italy and Spain. The practice assisted IDCM and Foresight Group as arrangers with a €40m bond issued by TS Energy, an Italian company controlled by the Zhongli Talesun Solar Group specialized in renewable energy investments. Carlo Montella, Cristina Martorana and of counsel Andrea Gentili are highly recommended.

Leading individuals

Carlo Montella - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Cristina Martorana - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Next generation lawyers

Andrea Gentili - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

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