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Chiomenti was established in 1948 and became a key player on the market advising the largest Italian and international industrial groups and financial institutions. Chiomenti immediately emerged as a market leader through its discretion, independence, passion for the law and international vision and background of its professionals.
From its earliest days, the Firm has advised both leading international companies seeking to invest in Italy, and Italian companies operating in the Italian and international markets.
Chiomenti comprises around 330 professionals working in integrated teams. Our objective is to provide our clients with comprehensive and tailor-made advice that benefits from our multidisciplinary approach, always ensuring the highest quality standards.
Rome, Milan, New York, London, Brussels, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
The Firm further extends its international presence through both its international offices and partnerships. The Firm is among the founders and continues to be a member of the "European Network", which includes three independent market-leading law firms: Cuatrecasas in Spain and Portugal, Gide Loyrette Nouel in France and Gleiss Lutz in Germany.
Cuatrecasas is present in 14 countries, with a strong focus on Spain, Portugal and Latin America. With a multidisciplinary team of over 1,000 lawyers in 29 offices, we advise on all areas of business law, applying a sectoral approach and covering all types of business.
We have a solid record of working side by side with leading companies, advising them on their day-to-day activities and offering the most sophisticated advice in all specialty areas.
Our finance and restructuring teams act as an integrated group with an international approach, having a broader view of its clients' needs and objectives, making it better equipped to achieve these objectives through offering a wide range of services.
We have broad experience advising in all types of financial restructuring processes in different industries (e.g., real estate, hotels and industrial). Our team represents both creditors and debtors, including investment banks, credit funds and hedge funds; our services cover the different stages of financial distress, from debt refinancings (both in court and out of court), to single name or portfolio NPL acquisitions, distressed M&A (the sale of companies and production units), alternative financing, special situations and loan-to-own strategies, including national and cross border insolvency proceedings, advice in liquidations and directors’ liability.
DealCloud, an Intapp company, was founded in 2010 by a team of former deal professionals with deep knowledge of the capital markets. In 2018, we joined Intapp — the market-leading cloud solution provider in the professional services industry —to help partner-led firms shift to a modernization strategy and gain a growth edge in today’s competitive marketplace. Together, we are transforming the way deal making is done.
Debtwire, an Acuris company, is the leading provider of expert news, data and analysis on global leveraged credit. Our end-to-end coverage goes behind the scenes from primary issuance to the first sign of stress through restructuring and beyond. With global breadth and local depth, Debtwire's award-winning editorial, research and legal analyst teams produce original content that helps subscribers make more informed decisions. Subscribers trust Debtwire - the pioneer in the market - for comprehensive coverage across geographies, companies and asset classes.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.
We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.
Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. We also advise governments and public sector bodies.
Eigen is a research-led artificial intelligence company based in London and New York. Our mission is to help individuals and organizations make the right decisions, and we do this by unlocking the value of their qualitative data.
Eigen automates the extraction and classification of information from documents. Our simple, flexible Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology accurately extracts information from diverse types of documents at scale and can be integrated into our clients’ workflows. We use state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms to recognize patterns in text and give accurate answers to unique questions. This enables our clients to use data in new ways to make the right business decisions: driving down costs, finding opportunities, calculating risks, and meeting regulatory requirements.
Founded in 2014, our clients include some of the most respected names in finance, law, and professional services. As a research-led company, we translate the latest methodologies from applied physics, mathematics and machine learning into the technology that underpins our product.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringerhttps://www.freshfields.com
Our team has a wealth of experience acting for stakeholders involved in corporate restructurings or experiencing financial stress. We help boards of directors to steer corporates through troubled waters, and advise global investment funds, asset managers, banks, bondholders and other lenders on debt and corporate restructurings.
We have led on some of the biggest and most high-profile cross-border restructurings of recent years.
- Acting for Debenhams on all aspects of its restructuring.
- Advising Arcadia on its seven CVAs and pensions restructuring.
- Advising the official receiver and joint special managers of the Carillion group in relation to its insolvency proceedings.
- Advising the trustees of the Interserve pension scheme on the restructuring of the group's financial debt.
- Acting for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy in relation to the acquisition of the onshore business of the insolvent wind turbine manufacturer Senvion.
- Acting for the RCF and bilateral lenders, represented through its steering committee, of the German cable and wiring supplier Leoni on its financial and operational restructuring.
- Advising a consortium of banks led by Credit Suisse and BNP on the offering by Schmolz + Bickenbach of €200m 5.625 per cent senior secured notes due 2022 and on its subsequent €150m tap offering.
- Representing the administrators of Monarch Airlines in their successful attempt to prevent Monarch’s airport slots from being reallocated to other airlines.
We also work closely with our sector specialists to build a deep understanding of the business and its financial pressure points. The team focuses on implementing sustainable solutions and managing the diversity of stakeholder expectations from start to finish. We are proud of our reputation for taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to speed up lengthy processes and achieve the best outcome for our clients.
Gomez-Acebo & Pombohttp://www.gomezacebo-pombo.com/index.php/en/
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is an independent Iberian law firm that provides comprehensive legal advice in all areas related to business law and which ranks as a leader across the Iberian legal market in terms of quality, clientele, size and turnover. Our clients, experience and organisational structure have made us a benchmark firm for international transactions.
We have offices in five countries (Spain, United States of America, United Kingdom, Portugal and Belgium) which offer legal advice on Spanish, Portuguese and European Union Law.
We are widely recognised, nationally and internationally, for the quality of our legal services in the restructuring and distressed practice and have received over the past years awards for customer service, innovation and technical excellence within this specialisation. We understand the particularities of the Spanish market, the transactions that take place in it and its dealing culture. We have been operating in this market since the 70’s and have strong knowledge of the local market and its players. Such knowledge is fundamental to get a deal done.
Our restructuring and distressed team has strong expertise on borrower and creditor mandates and has developed a leading practice on representing non-bank creditors on Spanish situations, such advice going from the initial review of capital structures to the in-court or out of court restructuring of the asset. We have also developed a leading expertise on debt portfolio acquisitions of all types and on M&A transactions in a distressed environment.
RESOR is a law firm based in Amsterdam specialized in corporate restructuring, insolvency and litigation with a complex or cross-border nature. The firm operates in the top end of the market and represents all corporate actors and players in the insolvency and pre-insolvency arena.
RESOR covers the full spectrum of legal services in matters related to financial distress and corporate and insolvency related disputes, including:
- Distressed M&A
- Insolvency related litigation
- Corporate litigation
- Supreme Court litigation
- Expert opinions
- Appointment as restructuring expert
More than forty billion euro of assets and over ten million square meters of real estate under management. First mover and main servicer of Unlikely To Pay bank loans, the leader in Non-Performing Loan securitization with the GACS guarantee.
Based in the iconic headquarters in Milan’s Via Valtellina, the Prelios Group is the gateway to Italian real estate and the leading player in alternative asset management, distressed loan management and specialized property services.
The Group Chairman is Fabrizio Palenzona, the Chief Executive Officer is Riccardo Serrini. Luigi Aiello is Chief of Corporate & Business Development, Sergio Cavallino Chief Financial Officer and Fabio Panzeri Chief Operating Officer.
The Prelios Group's services cover the full spectrum of requirements in the real estate life cycle: asset management, investment management, due diligence, real estate advisory, valuation of individual properties and real estate portfolios, building, project & property management, real estate brokerage, investment funds and distressed asset management.
In each of these areas, the Group offers consolidated know-how and expert skills through specialized Business Units working to top professional standards. Thanks to the quality of its internal resources – a workforce of more than 560 people – and an extensive network of external partners of the highest caliber, the Prelios Group provides a complete range of services and skills to manage property portfolios and distressed loans, and is the only Italian player with the capabilities to act in every phase of the Italian real estate and economic cycle.
In the area of distressed loan management, Prelios works with banks and investors. It was the first Italian group to move into the new field of UTPs, a servicing activity – whose goal is to help companies in difficulty return to a solid footing – directly linked to the Italian real economy and employment. As the first mover, Prelios manages more than 15% of bank UTP exposures.
Similarly, following the introduction, in 2016, of the Italian State GACS guarantee for senior and investment grade securities, the Group services the largest number of NPL securitization transactions. In this area, Prelios has arranged sale transactions to meet demand from players – typically foreign investors – with extremely high economic potential. Through its ties with international investors, the Group is also a frontline partner on many large-scale initiatives, including major real estate and urban redevelopment projects, the purchase and renovation of iconic buildings and historic districts in Italian cities and metropolitan areas.
Prelios is also a leading player in the management of real estate investments, both directly through funds and SICAFs and indirectly through credit funds. Prelios SGR – the Group’s management company – manages assets worth 5.9 billion euro with 36 funds, including 2 umbrella funds, 2 SICAFs and 3 separate accounts. Prelios SGR promotes and manages alternative investment funds and offers advisory services to help leading Italian and international investors develop investment strategies closely aligned with the principles of environmental sustainability, good governance, ethical and social responsibility.
White & Casehttps://www.whitecase.com/
White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help clients achieve their ambitions in today's G20 world. As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients. In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions. We work with some of the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.
White & Case has had a top-tier sovereign and sub-sovereign debt and advisory practice for over 40 years. During that time, we have helped more than 60 sovereign nations and their sub-sovereign entities, as well as foreign direct investors, banking counterparties and portfolio investors, resolve complex business and legal challenges across a range of activities, including debt restructurings, capital markets financings, litigation and arbitration, international trade issues, privatizations, project finance and infrastructure development, public-private partnerships and sovereign wealth funds.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLPhttps://www.willkie.com
Willkie is an elite international law firm of approximately 750 lawyers spread over twelve offices in six countries. We represent companies across a wide spectrum of business areas and industries, most particularly financial services. Our core practices are M&A, private equity, asset management, bankruptcy and restructuring, complex litigation, and competition and antitrust. The firm comprises attorneys who are individually and as a group recognized as some of the world’s foremost subject-matter advisors in their respective areas of practice. We are committed to continuing our 130-year history of excellence and service to our clients.
BUSINESS RESTRUCTURING AND REORGANIZATION
Willkie’s London restructuring team offers the hands-on, results-driven experience that today’s distressed situations demand. We are renowned for our responsiveness and proven experience in complex, multi-lateral cross-border restructurings.
We represent clients in a full range of matters, including evaluating distressed opportunities; implementing complex cross-border restructurings (both in and out of court); and dealing with all aspects of formal insolvency proceedings.
We regularly act on behalf of investors in distressed debt (control/loan-to-own and yield players); distressed companies; private equity sponsors; acquirers of distressed assets; creditors’ committees and lenders; and administrators, liquidators and restructuring advisory firms.
Clients benefit from our sound legal judgment and international experience, and our ability to quickly assess challenges. Our team shares the experience and knowledge needed to influence and achieve desired results efficiently while carefully managing execution risks. In circumstances where consensus-building among stakeholders is not possible, we are well prepared to litigate to best serve our clients’ interests.
Wilmington Trust has served clients for more than a century, providing the resources to meet the needs of sophisticated enterprises worldwide. We are a leading provider of Corporate Trust, focusing on default, high-yield issues, loan agency, and restructuring services. In many of the world's most attractive jurisdictions, we develop customized solutions by combining staff and technology. Wilmington Trust is uniquely positioned as a conflict-free service partner. You will find us on creditor committees for some of the largest transactions. Contact us – learn how we can make a difference on your next transaction.
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