Cappelli RCCD draws on broad and in-depth expertise in every area of capital markets and advises Italian and international corporates, banks and financial institutions. The Firm assists its clients in relation to extraordinary transactions and on an ongoing basis, relying on a large team which includes both Italian lawyers and solicitors.
In particular, our lawyers have significant experience in relation to new issuances, offerings and listings of debt securities (including subordinated and structured notes, mini-bonds, certificates of deposit and covered warrants), and liability management transactions under both domestic and international documentation. The Firm has a strong focus on sustainable finance and on the issuance of ESG products such as green bonds, and it has established a dedicated “green team”.
The Firm also regularly advises on IPOs, share capital increases, rights offerings, public tender offers, takeover bids, issuance of equity-linked bonds and other similar equity capital markets transactions.
Furthermore, the Firm advises its clients in relation to derivatives transactions, including equity and credit derivatives, drawing on expertise that covers the whole set of ISDA documentation.
The Firm assists its clients with multidisciplinary advice provided by working groups including lawyers from different teams to meet the demands of each specific transactions, and through its longstanding relationships with premier foreign law firms with respect to international transactions.
Cappelli RCCD stands out for its constant attention and its contribution to new market developments and has participated in numerous highly innovative transactions, including several market firsts in Italy, among which: the first liability management transaction targeting retail investors, the first Additional Tier 1 convertible issuance with international documentation, and the first issuance of Restricted Tier 1 hybrid debt by an Italian insurance company.
Additionally, the Firm regularly contributes to the preparatory works for significant legislative developments and to consultations with regulators, having developed a genuine thought leadership acknowledged by market participants.