Banking & Finance

(Chambers Global 2011)

(Chambers Europe 2011)

(Legal 500 EMEA 2011)

(European Legal500 2012)

(European Legal500 2014)

Tonucci & Partners has gained thorough experience in all aspects of banking and finance law, assisting leading domestic and international banks, financial institutions, funds, sponsors, industrial and commercial companies, real estate companies and investors in a wide array of banking and financial transactions, both domestic and cross-border, as well as on financial services and regulatory issues.

Our Banking and Finance Department, composed of professionals with proven expertise and extensive experience, provides the clients with in-depth and up-to-date assistance in the implementation of a wide range of banking and financial transactions.

Tonucci & Partners is considered one of the Italian leading law firms in banking and finance, with a proven track record in the following areas:

  • acquisition finance and leveraged buy-outs, bilateral and syndicated loans, mezzanine financing, investment grade, corporate financing, shipping finance and asset-based financing
  • debt restructuring and reorganizations of companies, as well as in all issues related to restructuring plans (piani di risanamento), restructuring agreements (accordi di ristrutturazione), standstill agreements and composition with creditors
  • real estate finance transactions, also through the incorporation of real estate funds, for the purposes of real estate investments, development, restructuring and valorization
  • project finance, including public-private partnerships (PPP), particularly in the energy, infrastructure and transportation sectors, in relation to all aspects and stages of project financing deals, ensuring a seamless interdisciplinary approach embracing any transaction’s commercial, environmental, real estate, administrative and energy law matters
  • securitization of a wide range of asset classes (such as residential and commercial mortgage loans, healthcare receivables, leasing and factoring receivables, VAT receivables and commercial receivables), repackaging and restructuring of securitization transactions
  • structuring and implementing financial products/transactions, including Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO), Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO), Credit-Linked Note (CLN) and credit derivatives
  • leasing, factoring, forfaiting, vendor financing, export financing, documentary credits, electronic money and payment services
  • mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, demergers of banks and/or financial intermediaries

The continuing involvement of our Tax Department in all banking and financial transactions, enables us to conceive the most tax-efficient structure for the benefit of our clients.

Tonucci & Partners has thorough experience in assisting banks, financial intermediaries, investment firms and asset management companies on compliance matters dealing with all regulatory aspects concerning their activities and management, their products and their relationships with customers and with regulatory and supervisory authorities (Bank of Italy, CONSOB, ISVAP e COVIP), as well as in banking and financial litigation, providing its clients with continuing updates in the complex and ever-evolving regulatory environment.

In the asset management area Tonucci & Partners also assists mutual funds and asset management companies in all steps of the implementation and management of their activities, ranging from their incorporation to the drafting of the Funds Regulations and the relevant approval procedure, from the agreement with the Depository Bank to the drafting of the Prospectus and of the Listing Prospectus.

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