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WFW Italy takes on new Banking & Finance Partner in Milan1 August 2017

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that Mario D’Ovidio has joined the firm’s Banking & Finance practice in Milan as a Partner.

Mario’s experience includes advising banks, investors and financial institutions on asset-based financings in the real estate, transportation and sports sectors, as well as on project finance-related matters. He also advises arrangers and borrowers on acquisition financings (both corporate and leveraged) and on direct lending and fronted participation syndicated transactions.

Mario is also experienced in the specific area of ECA-backed lending, where he assists arrangers and ECAs on export credit and internationalisation transactions for the financing of infrastructure projects, manufacturing plants, ships and aircraft.

WFW Head of Italy Eugenio Tranchino commented: “Mario’s joining us represents a significant addition to our highly talented Italian Banking & Finance team. His wide-ranging experience and expertise further enhance our client offering at a time of increasing demand”.

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