Iacopo Canino is a well-regarded Italian qualified lawyer with almost 20 years’ experience in the areas of M&A and finance, debt restructurings and high yields transactions. He has advised on a broad range of M&A transactions and on leveraged finance, corporate finance, banking and debt restructuring transactions in the Italian market.
BANKING & FINANCE:
Iacopo is widely recognized as a leading banking lawyer by legal benchmark publications having worked on a large number of the top leveraged finance transactions in the Italian market over the past decade, understanding the changing needs of clients and supporting them through the global financial downturn. Iacopo is ranked amongst the leading lawyers in Banking & Finance by Chambers Global 2017 and Restructuring & Insolvency by The Legal 500 2015. In Chambers 2015 is described as "practical, rational and logical” and sources say that “working with him was very smooth”. Iacopo is recognized as a highly regarded in Banking & Finance by IFLR1000 2018.
Iacopo is one of the very few Italian banking attorneys with specific knowledge and experience in the high yield space. In Chambers 2015 is described as "practical, rational and logical” and sources say that “working with him was very smooth” According to Chambers 2016 clients assert: "He is very proficient in loan restructuring, high-yield bonds and security packages." Iacopo is recognized as a highly regarded in Capital markets: High Yield and Financial restructuring by IFLR1000 2018.
CORPORATE M&A AND PRIVATE EQUITY:
Iacopo is highly active in the areas of general corporate and commercial law and is very well regarded for his experience in the areas of M&A. He has advised on a broad range of M&A transactions in the Italian market.
Iacopo works with a diverse group of investment banks and corporate clients.
His investment banking clients include: Banca IMI, Banco BPM, Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mediobanca, Société Générale and UniCredit.
Corporate clients include: Acciaieria Arvedi, Cifin, Fintyre, GTECH, Gamenet, Grandi Navi Veloci, Irgen Group, HP Pelzer, Italiaonline, Kiko, Moby, Octo telematics, Onorato Armatori and Wind Telecomunicazioni.