Alessandro Portolano Head of the Financial regulation department

Chiomenti Studio Legale is an Italian law firm founded in 1948 by Pasquale Chiomenti. It is widely considered one of the strongest Italian law firms, and one of the few with a clear international outlook. Chiomenti and its professionals support the change and growth in Italian businesses around the world and provide foreign businesses with the advice necessary to navigate the legal landscape to achieve their investment objectives and position themselves in the Italian market. Its team is made up of 300 dedicated professionals, whose experience, nationalities and skills allow the Firm to cover multiple economic sectors and geographical areas.

Listed companies, corporate governance and Capital Markets

Chiomenti has a deep and broad knowledge of the Capital market sector  consolidated over the years, assisting issuing companies, placement and guarantee consortia, as well as all the main financial advisors in the main Italian and cross-border sector transactions, and in the most important corporate transactions and extraordinary finance involving listed companies. 

The Firm was a key player in the listing operations of the main industrial and financial groups operating on the Italian market, also in coordination with the large independent US firms for dual listing or issuance on international markets, in public sale and subscription offers, in private placements to institutional investors and in capital increases.

Chiomenti's consultancy on market transactions is distinguished between Equity and Debt Capital Market, being able to boast of multidisciplinary teams that combine experience in M&A and Finance specifically applied to market operations.

The Firm offers its assistance in relation to public offers and stock quotes (including capital increases), offers and quotations of debt securities, convertibles and equity linked , private placements to institutional investors, managers and employees, and, more in general, on all public disclosures and corporate governance consultancy for listed companies, also with regard to procedures and regulations aimed at governing transactions with related parties, control and risk committees, strategic committees and boards of directors of listed companies.

The experience gained over the years in the sector has allowed the Firm to establish consolidated working relationships with supervisory authorities and with Italian and international market management companies.