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Stefano Sennhauser



Sennhauser Stefano
Stefano Sennhauser



Stefano has over 25 years’ experience in banking and structured finance. He is widely acknowledged as a leading finance lawyer in Italy by the top legal directories and has advised on some of the largest Italian transactions in the market.

In the banking sector, he advises borrowers and lenders on a broad range of financing transactions, including general lending, leveraged and acquisition financing, real estate finance and project finance. In the area of structured finance, Stefano advises both arrangers, originators and issuers on many of the leading public and private securitisation transactions performed under Law 130 and Law 52/91 in relation to a variety of assets, on the establishment and amendment of covered bond programmes, and the issue of high yield debt and project bonds. He also advises lenders and borrowers on debt restructuring transactions and provides advice on regulatory and compliance issues applicable to the banking and finance sectors.

Clients value that he is straight to the point, commercial and able to find the right solution for both parties.” Chambers Europe & Global 2020 (Banking & Finance: Italy)

One of the best lawyers in Italy: smart, straight to the point and commercial.” Chambers Europe & Global 2018 (Banking & Finance: Italy)

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News: 23 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy on the first asset-backed financing of residual value claims arising from auto financial leases

Allen & Overy has assisted a leading German automotive group in an asset-backed financing of residual value claims arising from financial leases entered into by the Italian captive financial company…

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News: 28 OCTOBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises CVC on its financing in respect of the acquisition of Multiversity

Allen & Overy has advised CVC Capital Partners, a world leading private equity firm, on the financing for its buyout of the remainder of Multiversity, which is the market leader in Italy in the…

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News: 25 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises banks on EUR 323.5 million bank/bond financing for the acquisition of BIP

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks including BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, IMI-Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 275 million bridge facilities agreement, EUR 48.5m…

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – An update on the main measures for the credit sector in the Italian Government’s recent decrees

The Liquidity Decree was converted into law, with amendments, by Law No. 40 of 5 June 2020 which came into force on 7 June 2020. The Liquidity decree introduced significant new measures, some of which…

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Admitted as avvocato, Italy, 1995


JD, Università degli Studi di Milan, 1989

Master, Corporate & Securities Law, New York University, 1992