Antonio Palazzolo

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, Italian

Antonio Palazzolo has an extensive experience in major M&A transactions and project financing (both lender and borrower side) transactions with particular focus in the energy and infrastructure sectors. In particular in the infrastructure sector he has dealt with transports (motorways and light rail transport systems), car parks and hospitals, while in the energy sector he has dealt with renewable energy plants (wind, photovoltaic, waste-to-energy, hydroelectric, biomass and biogas) and charging systems for the electric vehicles.

Antonio regularly assists leading national and international companies, investment banks and financial institutions in all phases of these deals (development and acquisition of projects, participation in tenders, due diligence activities, drafting and negotiation of construction and other project contracts and financial documentation), combining specific skills also in the regulatory, public and administrative law fields.

Antonio Palazzolo is ranked by TopLegal Guide 2021 and 2022 among most talented professionals in Project Finance market and is mentioned as a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500, which mentions him as follows “Antonio Palazzolo is the most impressive partner around – he is extremely well-respected in the industry and is not afraid to dive deep into matters in order to resolve them as quickly and efficiently as possible” and clients describe him as a lawyer “who delivers with depth and speed“.

Antonio has been awarded “Innovation Lawyer of the Year” in 2022 at the Legalcommunity Energy Awards.

For several years Antonio has been a speaker in the training and master courses organized by Il Sole 24 Ore.