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Giovanni Diotallevi

Tel:
Work +39 06 809 120 00
Email:
Web:
www.dentons.com
Dentons

Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Giovanni Diotallevi is a partner in our Rome office and a member of the global Banking and Finance practice.

He focuses on project finance matters, particularly in relation to infrastructure, transportation, energy, telecommunication and water sectors.

He is also experienced in export finance, acquisition finance, public utilities, bond issues, as well as debt restructuring and distressed assets.

During his career, Giovanni has been involved in several benchmark deals, including a number of "first-of-a-kind” products/structures in Italy.

Career

Giovanni joined Dentons as a partner in 2017. Prior to that, he was a partner in the Banking and Finance department of Chiomenti, a leading Italian independent law firm where he worked for 17 years, of which 15 years as a partner.

Giovanni is often invited as a lecturer and speaker at several seminars and conferences organized by Bocconi University, L.U.I.S.S. University, “The Economist”, as well as several public and private institutions.

Languages

English
Italian

Member

Admitted to the Bar, Italy, 1990

Education

Law degree, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, 1987


Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Dentons hired project finance expert Giovanni Diotallevi and structured finance specialist Gianpaolo Garofalo from Chiomenti Studio Legale and BonelliErede, respectively. The team advises on acquisition and leveraged finance, structured finance, general corporate lending and refinancing, performance guarantees and security packages, and is highly experienced in real estate financing; the practice assisted X-Elio Energy with the bid for the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a solar plant. Alessandro Fosco Fagotto is Italy banking and finance head; Dina Collepardi and Andrea De Luca Picione are notable managing counsels.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Dentons advises on acquisition and leveraged finance, structured finance, general corporate lending and refinancing, performance guarantees and security packages; the team is also experienced in real estate financing. Italy banking and finance head Alessandro Fosco Fagotto advised a pool of banks on the financing for NB Renaissance Partners’ acquisition of a majority stake in Italian shoe-making machinery manufacturer, Comelz. The counsels to note are Edoardo Galeotti and Franco Paolo Gialloreti; project finance specialist Giovanni Diotallevi and structured finance expert Gianpaolo Garofalo were recruited from Chiomenti Studio Legale and BonelliErede, respectively.

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