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Andrea Novarese

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Latham & Watkins LLP

Work Department

Finance

Position

Andrea Novarese is a partner in the Milan and Rome offices. He is European Chair of the firm’s Automotive Industry Group. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of commercial and investment banks, borrowers and issuers, financial institutions, blue chip companies and investment firms as well as automotive industry players. He has considerable experience advising clients on banking, leveraged and acquisition finance, project finance, senior secured lending, restructurings, debt capital markets transactions and corporate governance.

Career

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins in 2008, Mr. Novarese was a partner at BonelliErede.

Languages

Italia, English

Education

LL.M., University of Georgia School of Law, 1992
Law Degree, University of Pavia, 1989


Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Leading individuals

Andrea Novarese - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Latham & Watkins LLP is 'quick to respond with clear and client-led advice'. It fields lawyers who are experienced in acquisition finance, corporate lending, leveraged finance and debt restructuring. The team advised Bain Capital Private Equity on the financing to acquire, through Fedrigoni Holding, Gruppo Cordenons, an international manufacturer of high-end specialty papers for luxury packaging and premium publishing applications. Marcello Bragliani leads the Italian banking and finance department and Andrea Novarese, who 'will work tirelessly to get the right result', has expertise in areas ranging from leveraged and acquisition finance to restructurings and senior secured lending, Mauro Saccani and Antongiulio Scialpi (the latter recently hired from Linklaters) are key counsels.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Andrea Novarese - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Latham & Watkins LLP is widely praised for its experience in acquisition finance, corporate lending, leveraged finance and debt restructuring. The practice acted for a pool of banks on a €4bn financing that was granted to Atlantia to finance the acquisition of Abertis Infraestructuras, one of the largest toll-road operators in the world, by Atlantia, ACS and Hochtief. Marcello Bragliani leads the Italian banking and finance department and Andrea Novarese is well known for leveraged and acquisition finance, restructurings and senior secured lending. Mauro Saccani  and Antongiulio Scialpi (the latter recently hired from Linklaters) are key counsels.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Andrea Novarese - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Latham & Watkins LLP acts for lenders and borrowers on restructuring mandates, including distressed lending, out-of-court debt restructuring and in-court proceedings. Andrea Novarese and Maria Cristina Storchi advised Sardinia-based Italian airline Alisarda on its debt rescheduling; Novarese also assisted Morfini, an Italian shipping company, with a restructuring agreement with several banks. Other key team members are local banking and finance chair Marcello Bragliani and counsels Mauro Saccani and Antonio Distefano.

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