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Jones Day


Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 5

Jones Day

Jones Day is particularly experienced in borrower-related retail, real estate, and leisure and hospitality matters. Recent work involved structured finance deals, NPL transactions and real estate finance. Francesco Squerzoni is highly rated; clients include Savills Investment Management and DeA Capital Real Estate.

Leading individuals

Francesco Squerzoni - Jones Day

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 5

Jones Day

Jones Day's Francesco Squerzoni led advice to Bank of America Corporation on the financing for Blackstone's acquisition of a pan-European property portfolio. Andrea Cantarelli is an experienced of counsel.

Leading individuals

Francesco Squerzoni - Jones Day

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Capital markets: Debt
Capital markets: Debt - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

Jones Day has a notable securitisation practice, particularly involving consumer finance and salary-secured loans, trade receivables and NPLs. It also assists with retail and institutional investor placements and has a growing covered bonds practice; Goldman Sachs and Banca IMI are clients. Vinicio Trombetti and Piergiorgio Leofreddi are the names to note.

Leading individuals

Vinicio Trombetti - Jones Day

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

Jones Day

Jones Day 'has a great team in Italy' that regularly advises on both public M&A deals and private M&A transactions. Alongside the firm's Pittsburgh office, Stefano Crosio advised US-based NEP Supershooters, an international TV production company for major events, on its acquisition of Italian privately-held company, Telerecord, a provider of filming and post-production services. Fabrizio Faina, who frequently advises on deals involving Saudi Arabia, 'gives speedy responses and has deep knowledge of cross-border deals involving Italy'.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Jones Day

Lamberto Schiona heads the dispute resolution practice at Jones Day and has longstanding experience in contract, corporate, financial, insolvency, construction, criminal and competition law across a broad range of sectors. Clients include Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Blackberry and Goldman Sachs.

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EU and competition law
EU and competition law - ranked: tier 6

Jones Day

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Employment - ranked: tier 5

Jones Day

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

Jones Day

Jones Day ‘has a deep knowledge of the market’ and ‘works closely with the clients to find the most appropriate solutions for each problem’. Valued for ‘adopting a creative approach’, the ‘very clever’ Matteo Troni recently advised Goldman Sachs International on the acquisition of a leasing portfolio and related underlying assets from Hypo Alpe Adria Bank and assisted the Bank of America with the negotiation, drafting and finalisation of a credit agreement to finance the purchase of a portfolio of eight offices and logistics assets by an Italian real estate fund. Associate Silvia Beggiato is also recommended.

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Tax - ranked: tier 4

Jones Day

Jones Day 'has the capability to cover different areas and jurisdictions'. The team advised Bank of America on the tax aspects surrounding a credit agreement to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of eight offices and logistics assets. Marco Lombardi and of counsel Luca Ferrari are the principal advisers.

Leading individuals

Marco Lombardi - Jones Day

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Jones Day

  • US rules regarding offshore accounts

    The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act 2010, enacted on 18 March 2010, imposes a new US withholding tax and reporting regime, known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The FATCA regime applies generally to payments made after 31 December 2012, except on obligations (to be defined in future guidance) outstanding on 18 March 2012. Substantial effort is required by foreign entities to bring their worldwide operations and policies into compliance with the FATCA rules as of the effective date.

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