In this chapter we recognise 12 leading individuals for their expertise advising companies and fund managers on the full range of issues relating to the formation, management and regulation of fund structures.
Chiomenti’s Alessandro Portolano is a top name for private fund regulation, and has extensive experience representing clients on asset management and trading matters before regulators.
Carlo Croff continues to impress market commentators with his vast knowledge of private equity and real estate funds.
Filippo Annunziata of Annunziata & Conso is a favourite among sources for his work in private funds, and stands out for his deep knowledge of financial services regulations.
At Fivelex Studio Legale, Francesco Di Carlo is looked upon with enormous favour by sources for his experience of fund formation matters, and regularly advises asset managers, banks and family offices.
Pierluigi De Biasi at E Morace & Co Studio Legale is distinguished among peers for his sweeping knowledge of corporate formation and transactions.
Enzo Schiavello at Legance Avvocati Associati ranks as one of Italy’s leading private funds specialists and is renowned for his strong expertise in corporate and contractual structures.
Molinari e Associati’s Ugo Molinari is a highly respected name in the market, praised for his stellar advice to clients on private equity joint ventures and real estate transactions.
Francesco Paolo Crocenzi at Studio Legale Crocenzi e Associati enjoys an excellent reputation for his work advising domestic and international clients on investment funds and their management.
Capolino-Perlingieri & Leone’s Dante Leone is distinguished for his considerable experience in the structuring and formation of private equity funds across a broad range of investments.
Barbara Napolitano at BonelliErede is strongly recommended by sources who highlight her experience in fund restructurings and financings, as well as large transactional matters.
At Galante e Associati Barbara Terranova receives effusive praise for her knowledge of financial markets, where her expertise includes pension funds and collective investment schemes.
Romeo Battigaglia at Simmons & Simmons is a banking and finance specialist who stands out for his stellar advice to clients on alternative investment funds and regulatory matters.