• Esperienza professionale:

    È membro dello Studio dal 1986 e Managing Partner dal 2001. E' attivo nei settori del Diritto Societario, Commerciale ed Amministrativo. Ha curato numerose acquisizioni e riorganizzazioni societarie, coordinando tutte le relative attività compresa la predisposizione di data room, rapporti di due diligence, accordi contrattuali, patti parasociali e accordi di investimento in genere. Ha organizzato e coordinato numerose attività di audit interno per primari gruppi italiani e multinazionali in relazione a procedimenti di natura civile, regolamentare e penale. Ha maturato una particolare esperienza, tra l'altro, nel settore Farmaceutico e Sanitario. In tale ambito si è occupato di recente della cessione, da parte della Fondazione Regionale per la Ricerca Biomedica della Regione Lombardia, del Centro di Ricerca di Nerviano, nonché della riorganizzazione società di Alliance Medical, attiva nel settore delle prestazioni diagnostiche (TAC, risonanze magnetiche e radiologia).

    Ha ricoperto e/o ricopre tuttora la carica di Sindaco e di membro dell’OdV in numerose società appartenenti a gruppi multinazionali: Stryker Italia (Presidente del Collegio Sindacale e membro dell’Organismo di Vigilanza), Mundipharma Pharmaceuticals (Presidente del Collegio Sindacale), Panta Distribuzione (Presidente del Collegio Sindacale), Società Italiana Brevetti (Presidente del Collegio Sindacale), Aersud Elicotteri, Helicopters Italia, British American Tobacco Italia S.p.A., British American Tobacco Southern Europe S.p.A. (già BIT), Forest – CMI S.p.A., Forest Oil Mediterranean S.r.l., Sector Group S.p.A., Greengas S.r.l., Best S.p.A., Rohm and Haas Italia S.r.l., Montecarlo Yatch S.p.A., Elektromec S.p.A., Montenero S.r.l.

    In altri ambiti, è stato coinvolto fin dagli anni Novanta nella liberalizzazione del Settore Energetico in Italia, rappresentando soggetti italiani ed esteri nello sviluppo e nel finanziamento di centrali elettriche a ciclo combinato e di impianti di scarico-energia. Negli ultimi quindici anni si è occupato di energie rinnovabili in qualità di consulente in relazione allo sviluppo di nuove iniziative eoliche e fotovoltaiche, negoziando contratti IPC e O&M e finanziando progetti energetici, in particolare come consulente dello sponsor. Le sue aree di attività includono inoltre anche questioni finanziarie con particolare attenzione al contenzioso commerciale e normativo, compresi il diritto penale dell'economia, il contenzioso regolamentare e l'arbitrato.



    Formazione:

    Laurea in Giurisprudenza magna cum laude presso l’Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” nel 1981. Ha frequentato la Scuola della Pubblica Amministrazione a Roma nel 1981-1982; ha altresì seguito un programma introduttivo al diritto americano presso la Georgetown University Law School, Washington, U.S.A. (1982). Master of Laws (LL.M.) presso la University of Michigan Law School, U.S.A., nel 1983. Avvocato registrato in Inghilterra e Galles.



    Referees:

     

    CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2017  Italy, Energy          

    Managing partner Claudio Visco “is very experienced and has a long track record” in project financing and energy mandates. He has significant expertise in the renewable and oil and gas sectors.

     

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2017

    Managing partner Claudio Visco is described as an “excellent finance lawyer.” He is an expert in financing with particular expertise in energy, natural resources and infrastructure.

     

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2016

    Projects: Managing Partner Claudio Visco focuses on the energy sector and is adept in banking & finance and securities matters, as well as project finance.

    Energy & Natural Resources: Significant transactional and contentious capability in electricity, gas and renewables. Increasingly sought after for its advice on energy efficiency law.

    Practice head Claudio Visco handles a range of M&A and project finance matters within the energy and oil and gas sectors.

     

    LEGAL 500 – 2016

    Banking and finance – In borrower-side highlights,  Macchi di Cellere Gangemi acted for Technogym on a €30m bilateral revolving credit facility granted by BNL. Claudio Visco is the Rome, Milan and Verona-based department head.

    Industry focus: energy – Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has expertise across the full spectrum of energy matters, including a strong energy efficiency practice. Recent transactional highlights include advising Partners Group on the €40m acquisition of ten photovoltaic plants from Lite On Green Technologies. Other key clients include EDP Renewables, Inergia and EDF Energies Nouvelles. Claudio Visco heads the practice and is among the Leading individuals

     

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2015  

    Claudio Visco of Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is a renowned project finance lawyer who is best known for his activity in the energy sector.

     

    IFLR1000 REVIEWS – 2015 Financial and corporate

    A lot of the firm’s work in the finance space last year has had a projects angle. Claudio Visco advised Nedbank on the financing it provided to Po Valley for the exploration of hydrocarbon reserves. The firm also acted on the financing of a number of biogas plants. In the M&A space Visco advised Industria De Turbo Propulsores in regard to the acquisition of a line of business in the aerospace sector.

     

    LEGALCOMMUNITY FINANCE AND TAX AWARDS – 2014  LEGALCOMMUNITY.IT SPECIAL AWARDS              

    CLAUDIO VISCO – MACCHI DI CELLERE GANGEMI

    He distinguished himself for the role he played in civil and criminal litigations linked to the wellknown disputes concerning derivatives trades of the City of Milan. In particular, he was one of the few business lawyers who was also part of the panel (consisting of 14 lawyers) who represented the banks and the nine executives convicted in the first instance proceeding for fraud on the derivative contracts entered into Palazzo Marino [the City of Milan n.d.r.] the Milan Court of Appeal acquitted all the defendants overruling with an historic decision the previous ruling of the Tribunal.

     

    IFLR 1000 – 2014

    Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is best known for its project finance practice and more specifically its energy and utilities infrastructure practice, where even in a slow market it continued to pick up mandates related to solar, wind and biogas plant financings. “In project finance for renewable assets Macchi di Cellere is, in our view, superior to its competitors,” says one client and another agrees. Examples of this sector strength from last year include acting for BIIS and Kinesis on a photovoltaic financing; advising ICQ group on the financing of a wind farm; assisting the lender banks on a separate wind farm deal in Apulia; and advising on biogas plant financings in the Emilio Romagna and Basilicata regions.

    Managing partner Claudio Visco heads the wider banking and finance team. Last year the team acted on a credit facility for Trevi Finanziaria Industriale and Drillmec and in the capital markets assisted Cassa di Risparmio di Cento on the establishment of a medium term note programme.

     

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2013

    Banking & Finance: Projects

    Claudio Visco of Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is best known for his project finance expertise, although he handles the full range of banking and finance matters. Recent highlights include assisting Ammeraal Beltech with the restructuring of its debt, which involved the restructuring of a senior USD120 million term loan and a EUR120 million revolving credit agreement.

     

    BEST LAWYERS – 2013          

    Claudio Visco – Banking and Finance Law – Banking – Banking Finance – Projects

     

    IFLR 1000 – 2013

    Capital markets

    Led by Claudio Visco, medium size Italian independent Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is focused on debt and structured finance.

    Deals: The firm’s most impressive mandate was its role as advisor to Cassa di Risparmio di Cento on establishing a €600million EMTN programme.

    Project finance

    Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s project finance and infrastructure practice is headed by Claudio Visco and Claudia Bruscaglioni who are based in Rome and Milan respectively. Peers say the firm has a strong energy practice and note “it is involved in some important deals” in this area. After a succession of recommendations the firm is promoted to tier three.

    Deals: Recent highlights for the firm include assisting Siciliacque in securing a €165 million facility from Banca Intesa and UniCredit Banca Mediocredito to reconstruct the primary water distribution network for Sicily. An example of the firm’s recent lender side was its advice to a pool of banks backing Renergy San Marco in constructing a win farm in San Marco.

     

    CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2012  

    Banking & Finance: Projects

    Claudio Visco of Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is a key name in project finance and gains remarkable client feedback for his superb technical skill.

    Banking and finance

    Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s banking team handles asset and structured finance, restructurings and regulatory advice. It assisted the board of directors of Alliance Medical and Linea Medica in the £310m financial restructuring of Alliance Medical Group.

    Energy

    Macchi di Cellere Gangemi provides ‘prompt and competent assistance’. The team recently advised Curti on the development and operation of a biomass power plant. Claudio Visco is recommended.

     

    LEGAL 500 – 2012 Banking & Finance: Projects

    Claudio Visco heads of the banking and finance department of Macchi di Cellere Gangemi. Visco is lauded as “a very hard-working lawyer who is outstanding both on deals and in managing a team.”



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    Ufficio: Roma Milano Londra


    Attività: Bancario, finanziario e ristrutturazione del debito Biotech Sanitario e Farmaceutico Contenzioso e arbitrato Energia e risorse naturali Societario e accordi commerciali Fusioni, acquisizioni e private equity Project finance e infrastrutture


    Ammesso all’esercizio della professione forense nel 1983. Iscritto all’Ordine degli Avvocati di Roma. Membro dell’International Bar Association (IBA) e del relativo Policy Committee (dal 2005). Ha appena ricoperto la carica di Presidente della Bar Issue Commission ed è attualmente membro del Management Board e della Task Force IBA/OECD sul “Role of Lawyers in International Commercial Structures”. E’ stato presidente del comitato “Securities” nel periodo 2003-2004 e del “Capital Market Forum” nel periodo 2006-2007. Ha organizzato numerosi seminari e conferenze.


    Lingue: English, Italian