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Milan, Rome

Gaetano Carrello

Work +39 02 30 32 32 32
Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Restructuring and Insolvency; Capital Markets


Partner, Co-head of the Banking and Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency departments


Partner at Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners. Before joining the Firm, Gaetano was a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf and formerly practised at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Chiomenti Studio Legale, in Milan and London.


Italian, English and Portoguese


Admitted to the Italian Bar in 2000.


Graduate in Law from University of Milan; LL.M with Honours from the University of Cambridge.


Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Leading individuals

Gaetano Carrello - Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advises on all types of lending and financing transactions, including domestic and cross-border matters. Lorenzo Vernetti advised HIG White-Horse and Tikehau Capital on the bond refinancing of Savio holding companies. Riccardo Agostinelli and Gaetano Carrello, along with Marco Leonardi and structured finance specialist Emanuela Campari Bernacchi, are also highly rated. Andrea Taurozzi and Valentina Lattanzi were promoted to the partnership.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Gaetano Carrello - Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Advising major banks and financial institutions,¬†Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners' practice covers all kinds¬†of lending and financing deals, including both domestic and cross-border financings. Gaetano Carrello¬†advised a pool of banks on a ‚ā¨210m financing to Arexpo. Also highly rated are¬†Riccardo Agostinelli,¬†Lorenzo Vernetti,¬†Marco Leonardi¬†and structured finance specialist¬†Emanuela Campari Bernacchi. Andrea Taurozzi¬†and Valentina Lattanzi¬†were promoted to the partnership.

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Capital markets: Debt

Within: Capital markets: Debt

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners' practice includes¬†the placement of debt instruments, including high-yield bonds, both in Italy and other European markets. The team assisted the global coordinators with the placement by a company, controlled by Bain Capital-managed funds, of a ‚ā¨410m high-yield bond. Structured finance and securitisation specialist¬†Emanuela Campari Bernacchi¬†and Gaetano Carrello¬†are highly rated.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assists debtors and creditors with both domestic and cross-border in-court and out-of-court restructuring procedures. Riccardo Agostinelli and Sergio Fulco advised the lenders, which included Banco BPM and Intesa Sanpaolo, on the restructuring of Boccadarno Porto di Pisa under Italian bankruptcy law. Gaetano Carrello is also highly rated.

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