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Clifford Chance

VIA BROLETTO, 16, 20121 MILANO, ITALY
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Giuseppe De Palma

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Clifford Chance

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Giuseppe De Palma is Head of the Italian Banking and Restructuring practice, and specialises in Acquisition Finance, Restructuring and Project/Export Finance.

Giuseppe has advised on groundbreaking domestic and international portfolio management transactions, restructuring project financings, leveraged finance on loan management/transactions, syndicated lendings and export credit transactions.

Education

University of Rome La Sapienza (LL.D) 1991
Admitted as an avvocato in Italy 1994
University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College (LL.M) 1995
University of Rome La Sapienza (Doctorate in Laws) 1996


Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side

Within: Leading individuals

Giuseppe De Palma - Clifford Chance

Within: Banking and finance: Borrower side

Clifford Chance advises large domestic and international groups, arrangers and financing banks on finance transactions such as investment grade, acquisition finance, syndicated loans, bonds and debt restructuring. Charles Adams co-heads the finance and capital markets practice alongside Filippo Emanuele, and Giuseppe De Palma is managing partner for Italy. Adams and De Palma advised Leonardo (formerly named Finmeccanica) on the renegotiation and signing of new revolving credit facilities with a pool of domestic and international banks. Ferdinando Poscio and counsel Francesca Cuzzocrea are also names to note.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Giuseppe De Palma - Clifford Chance

Within: Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Clifford Chance is at the forefront of leveraged and bank financing for arrangers and lenders, the syndication of real estate loans, and international project financing involving Italian sponsors and Sace (the Italian export credit agency). The team advised the arrangers, Intesa Sanpaolo-Banca IMI, Mediobanca and UniCredit, on a financing related to the takeover bid for masts group EI Towers. Charles Adams co-heads the finance and capital markets practice alongside Filippo Emanuele, and Giuseppe De Palma is managing partner for Italy. Ferdinando Poscio and counsel Francesca Cuzzocrea are also names to note, while Pasquale Bifulco, David Neu, Chiara Commis, Isabella Costelloe and Filippo Tassoni are key senior associates.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Clifford Chance advises on high-profile restructurings, distress refinancing and insolvency-related transactions. Carlo Felice Giampaolino handled a restructuring and insolvency proceedings for Rome’s municipal transport company Atac. The other recommended names are Italy managing partner Giuseppe De Palma and Italian litigation practice head Fabio Guastadisegni, along with Charles Adams, Ferdinando Poscio and counsel Francesca Cuzzocrea.

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