Andrea Novarese is a partner in the Milan and Rome offices of Latham & Watkins. He is also European chair of the firm’s automotive industry group. His practice focuses primarily on the representation of commercial and investment banks, borrowers and issuers, financial institutions, blue-chip companies and investment firms as well as automotive industry players. He is regularly recognised as a leading lawyer in various legal directories including Chambers Global (2015 edition: band 1 individual ranking for banking and finance and band 2 individual ranking for restructuring and insolvency), where he is commended as ‘an unquestionable market leader’.

Representative experience includes the €6.8 billion financing of Chem China’s bid for Pirelli, the €8 billion financing of the tender offer on Autostrade and the €2 billion restructuring of Sorgenia’s debt.