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Clifford Chance

VIA BROLETTO, 16, 20121 MILANO, ITALY
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Work +39 02 806 341
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www.cliffordchance.com

Filippo Emanuele

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Work +39 028063 4251
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Clifford Chance

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Filippo Emanuele is Co-Head of Finance & Capital Markets in Italy. He specialises in equity and debt capital markets and corporate finance.

Education

Leeds University (LL.B) 1987
Admitted as an avvocato in Italy 2003


Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side

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: 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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Capital markets: Debt

Within: Leading individuals

Filippo Emanuele - Clifford Chance

Within: Capital markets: Debt

Clifford Chance's team is 'professional, thorough, easy to work with and good value for money'; it plays a leading role in the market's most significant debt capital market and securitisation transactions. The practice advised Intesa Sanpaolo on the tender offer and acquisition of government-guaranteed senior notes, which were issued in 2017 by former Venetian Banks, Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca. Co-head of the Italian finance and capital markets practice Filippo Emanuele and recently promoted partner Gioacchino Foti 'provide excellent product and market knowledge'; the 'always available and quick to answer' Tanja Svetina is responsible for the structured finance and securitisation team; Lucio Bonavitacola leads the regulatory team; and counsel Laura Scaglioni has specific expertise in US law. The senior associates to note are Luca Baroni, Alice Reali and recently promoted Jonathan Astbury. Former counsel Massimiliano Bianchi left for Studio Legale Tributario in Association with Ernst & Young.

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Capital markets: Equity

Within: Leading individuals

Filippo Emanuele - Clifford Chance

Within: Capital markets: Equity

Clifford Chance¬†advises on¬†prominent equity capital markets (ECM)¬†transactions, including¬†major IPOs in Italy and high-profile¬†capital raisings. Other areas of strength are¬†rights issues, exchangeable and convertible bonds, and block trades The practice advised the joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners on the¬†IPO and admission to listing of Pirelli on the MTA market; it also assisted Banca Carige with¬†its ‚ā¨1bn¬†capital strengthening plan, including a ‚ā¨560m capital increase.¬†Filippo Emanuele¬†co-heads the finance and capital markets practice and¬†Alberta Figari¬†and Paolo Sersale¬†are also key advisers. Laura Scaglioni¬†is a highly regarded counsel and Stefano Parrocchetti¬†is an experienced senior associate.

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