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Gianni & Origoni strengthens its structured finance capabilities

September 11, 2023

Rome, September 11, 2023 – International law firm Gianni & Origoni announces the hire of Alessio Palumbo, a professional active in the structured finance and securitization sector, who will join the Banking and Financial Law department as Counsel. Alongside Alessio, the firm also welcomes associate Leandro Leone.

Alessio has a long and solid experience in transfer of receivables and more generally in structured finance. With reference to the latter, he mainly deals with securitisation transactions, assisting domestic and international banks in performing and non-performing loans transactions. He has assisted originators and arrangers in the context of derisking transactions with high systemic value, such as securitization transactions whose senior tranches are backed by Italian state guarantee (GACS). He also has extensive experience in securitisations in restructuring context, real estate securitisations and in securitization transactions aimed to acquire the companies’ shareholdings, as well as in basket bond and covered bonds transactions.

Before joining Gianni & Origoni, Alessio worked at Chiomenti law firm, and previously in other leading international firms.

Giuseppe De Simone and Matteo Bragantini, Co-heads of the Banking & Finance department of Gianni & Origoni, commented: “We are happy to welcome Alessio and Leandro. Their hire is part of a strategy aimed at consolidating our presence in the structured finance sector through expansion with high-standing professionals, demonstrating our constant commitment to broadening and strengthening the services we offer clients".

Alessio Palumbo stated: “I am proud to join Gianni & Origoni, a firm that stands out for the excellence of its professionals. In a market context characterized by increasingly complex operations, I am confident of further enriching the firm's capabilities."

With the joining of Alessio and Leandro, GOP's Banking & Finance department now counts around 30 professionals, of whom more than 10 are dedicated to structured finance.