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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

PIAZZA BELGIOIOSO, 2, 20121 MILANO, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 02 76 37 41
Web:
https://www.gop.it
Abu Dhabi, Bologna, Brussels, London, Milan, New York and 3 more

Ottaviano Sanseverino

Tel:
Work +39 02 763741
Email:
Web:
www.gop.it
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Work Department

Project Finance

Position

Ottaviano Sanseverino specialises in Oil & Gas, Energy and infrastructure. He heads the Energy and Infrastructure department at Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners. He has been the partner responsible for the London office of the Firm. He is a recognized expert in the sector and has been repeatedly ranked in the highest levels of the most reputed league tables.

Career

Ottaviano has been involved in the energy and infrastructure sector for 17 years and has advised several foreign and domestic clients on corporate and project financing transactions.

Languages

Italian and English

Member

He is a member of the Italian Bar, as well as being registered as a European Lawyer with the Law Society in England.

Education

Ottaviano graduated maxima cum laude in Law from the University of Rome in 1990. He has been with the firm since 1995 and in 2001 he was promoted Partner. He spent several years in charge of our London office. 


Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Leading individuals

Ottaviano Sanseverino - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners¬†is experienced in the¬†management of giant NPL portfolios and the¬†team includes specialists in public law, as well as corporate and commercial experts. The project finance team is highly active in the hospitals, infrastructure, oil and gas, and energy and renewables sectors. Highlights included advising Autovie Venete on the negotiation of a ‚ā¨600m financing to enlarge a motorway connecting Venice and Trieste.¬†Giuseppe De Simone¬†and Matteo Bragantini¬†co-head the banking and finance practice and¬†Ottaviano Sanseverino¬†is project finance head. Other key advisers are¬†Matteo Gotti¬†and Magda Serriello. Eduardo Fiordiliso¬†rejoined from¬†UniCredit and associate Alfonso Parziale¬†'stands out for his profound knowledge of banking issues'.¬†Oriana Granato¬†left for¬†Studio Legale Tributario in Association with Ernst & Young.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Ottaviano Sanseverino - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners' 'lawyers are particularly skilled in the banking and finance arena'. The project finance team is particularly active in the hospitals, infrastructure, oil and gas, energy and renewables sectors; the practice also stands out for the management of giant NPL portfolios. Giuseppe De Simone and Matteo Bragantini co-head the banking and finance practice and Ottaviano Sanseverino is project finance head. De Simone, who is 'always available for clients', led advice to Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, The Bank of Tokyio-Mitsubishi and Banca IMI on the Italian law aspects of the refinancing of facilities originally granted to Pirelli. Other key advisers are Matteo Gotti and Magda Serriello; Eduardo Fiordiliso rejoined as partner from UniCredit and Oriana Granato exited for Studio Legale Tributario in Association with Ernst & Young.

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Industry focus: Energy

Within: Leading individuals

Ottaviano Sanseverino - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within: Industry focus: Energy

The energy and infrastructure group¬†at Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners¬†has 'strong industry knowledge' and 'high-level negotiation skills'.¬†Francesco Puntillo¬†and¬†Ottaviano Sanseverino¬†are joint heads of the multidisciplinary team, which is drawn from the firm's strengths in areas such as corporate and M&A, banking and finance, public law and litigation. Puntillo,¬†who is¬†'always able to find a solution with counterparts', led the team which assisted¬†Gas Natural Fenosa with the¬†‚ā¨1bn sale of all its assets in Italy; this matter involved separate agreements with 2i Rete Gas and Edison. The firm also successfully acted for a group of energy companies in numerous administrative proceedings against GSE over the award of 'white certificates' (these are tradeable forms of energy efficiency certificates) for energy efficiency measures for greenhouse heating systems powered by biomass. Finance specialist Oriana Granato¬†departed for Studio Legale e Tributario Ernst & Young¬†in October 2018.

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