Enzo Schiavello has a corporate and M&A background. He focuses on the structuring and establishment of alternative investment schemes for domestic and international clients, with particular emphasis on private equity and real estate funds. His expertise ranges from the formation and restructuring of licensed investment managers to the set up of corporate and contractual structures in Italy and other EU jurisdictions including funds of funds, co-investment funds, infrastructure funds, NPL funds, SICAFs, structured products providing exposure to private equity as an underlying asset class and various arrangements for the distribution of carried interest among managers. He also assists clients with respect to restructuring of fund and other GP-led deals.
He is a Member of AIFI – Italian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital – and of the Invest Europe Legal & Regulatory Committee.
Enzo Schiavello, Head of the Investment Funds department of Legance, is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners in the sector “Private Equity: Fund Formation”; they state: “the most experienced person” (2020), “he is the greatest authority in fund formation, he knows the international markets very well” (2019), “he is a lawyer whose experience is unique in the Italian market”, “he has extensive knowledge of private equity law” (2018), “accurate and precise” (2017), “a towering figure in the Italian fund formation arena” (2015), “a top-notch lawyer for fund structuring mandates in Italy” (2014), recognised for “his work in fund formation and commended for his in-depth knowledge of regulatory matters” (2013), “he instils confidence thanks to his very reasonable advice” (2012) and clients prise him for his “strong economic background which enables him to understand any financial issue and successfully find a solution” (2011).
He is also ranked as Leading individual by The Legal 500 in the sector Investment Funds.