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Lorenzo Colombi-Manzi

Associate, Corporate Department
London
100 Bishopsgate
London,
EC2N 4AG
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3023-5149

Overview

Lorenzo Colombi-Manzi is an associate in the London office of Paul Hastings.

His practice focuses on international capital markets and cross-border leveraged finance transactions, representing issuer and underwriter clients on a broad range of transactions, with a particular focus on high-yield debt offerings.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Colombi-Manzi worked in the capital markets group of another leading U.S. law firm in Milan.

Accolades and Recognitions

    • James Kent Scholar (highest academic honors at Columbia Law School)

    • J. William Fulbright Scholar (the 2018 Law Scholar for Italy)

    • Ermenegildo Zegna Founder Scholar

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, Master of Laws, 2019, James Kent Scholar (highest academic honors)

  • Bocconi University, Milan, Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza, J.D. equivalent, 2014, Summa Cum Laude (highest academic honors)

  • Bocconi University, Université Paris Est, Maastricht University, Milan, Paris, Maastricht, Joint Certificate in International and Business Law, 2014

 

Recent Representations

Debt Capital Markets

  • Advised Gamenet Group S.p.A. in connection with (i) multiple issuances of Rule 144A/Reg S €225 million Fixed and Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and (ii) repurchases by means of cash tender offers of its outstanding notes.

  • Advised Corporacion America Italia S.p.A. (owned by Corporación América S.A. ) in connection with a number of issuances of Reg S Notes listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

  • Advised GSO (Blackstone) as initial purchasers of the €230 million Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes issued to support the acquisition of Fintyre S.p.A. by Bain Capital.

  • Advised Moby S.p.A. (formerly Onorato Armatori S.p.A.) in connection with the issuance of its Rule 144A/Reg S €300 million 7.75% Senior Secured Notes listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

  • Advised Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. in connection with the update of its Medium-Term Note Programme, including an upsize of the programme to US$50 billion, as well as with respect to two issuances each of US$1.25 billion of Senior Notes issued under its Medium-Term Note Programme.

  • Advised International Gaming Technology PLC (formerly, GTECH S.p.A.) in connection with its issuance of a series of Rule 144A/Reg S Senior Secured Notes denominated in U.S. dollars and euros equivalent in aggregate to approx. US$5 billion. The Notes were listed on the Irish Stock Exchange.

Equity Capital Markets

  • Advised GIMA TT S.p.A., Gamenet Group S.p.A., and Banca Farmafactoring S.p.A. in connection with their respective IPOs. Rule 144A/Regulation S institutional offerings and listing on the Milan Stock Exchange.

  • Advised Saipem S.p.A. in connection with its €3.5 billion rights issue. Rule 144A/Regulation S institutional and retail offering and listing on the Milan Stock Exchange.

  • Advised Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, in connection with the sale by Timone Fiduciaria S.p.A. of ordinary shares in Azimut Holding S.p.A. through a Rule 144A/Regulation S accelerated book building to institutional investors.

  • Advised Banca IMI, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, UniCredit, Credit Suisse, and HSBC in connection with the IPO of OVS S.p.A. Rule 144A/Regulation S institutional and retail offering and listing on the Milan Stock Exchange.

M&A

  • Advised Corporacion America Airports S.A. (NYSE: CAAP) in connection with the sale of one of its subsidiaries to the Investment Corporation of Dubai.

  • Advised Summit Partners LLP in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in DP Group S.p.A. (known as DentalPro).

Banking

  • Advised Gamenet Group S.p.A. in connection with its €30 million super senior revolving credit facility.

  • Advised Goldman Sachs International in connection with a facilities agreement for a term loan facility, multicurrency super senior revolving credit facility, and multicurrency uncommitted accordion term loan facility to finance the acquisition of RGI S.p.A. by Corsair Capital.

  • Advised Moby S.p.A. in connection with its €260 million senior secured term and revolving facilities agreement.

The above matters were handled by Mr. Colombi-Manzi prior to joining Paul Hastings. 

Languages

영국사람
프랑스 국민
Italian

Admissions

New York Bar
England and Wales Solicitor
Italy

Education

Columbia Law School, LL.M. 2019
Bocconi University, J.D. 2014

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