Antonio Coletti

  • Partner
  • Eantonio.coletti@lw.com
  • Corso Matteotti, 22
  • 20121 Milan
  • Italy
  • T +39.02.3046.2000
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Profile

Antonio Coletti is the Office Managing Partner of the Milan office of Latham & Watkins. He specializes in corporate finance and general securities, corporate law, and structured finance.

Mr. Coletti has extensive experience advising private and public companies and private equity funds, as well as underwriters, placing agents, and initial purchasers on a wide variety of securities and corporate finance transactions. Mr. Coletti’s capital markets experience covers equity and debt offerings, such as:

  • Primary and secondary offerings, listings (IPOs, rights issues, and Accelerated Book Build)
  • Public M&A, such as stake buildings and take-over bids
  • Bonds issues (investment grade, high yields, and convertible)
  • Liability management (tender offers and consent solicitation)
  • Structured finance transactions, such as equity derivatives

He advises listed companies on general corporate representation, reorganization, and compliance matters.

Thought Leadership

  • Italy’s Simplification Decree Introduces Measures to Facilitate Company Recapitalization -  October 20, 2020
  • Aumenti di capitale e altre misure societarie nel Decreto Semplificazioni -  October 20, 2020
  • CONSOB Again Extends Reporting Requirements of Relevant Shareholdings in Certain Italian-Listed Issuers -  October 09, 2020
  • Law no. 120/2020 Converting Simplification Decree Facilitates Capital Increases by Italian Companies  -  September 15, 2020
  • CONSOB Extends Reporting Requirements of Relevant Shareholdings in Certain Italian-listed Issuers -  July 14, 2020
  • Italian Recovery Decree Facilitates Capital Increases by Italian Companies  -  May 14, 2020
  • Italy Introduces Multiple Voting Shares for Listed Companies  -  May 14, 2020
  • Managing Italian Companies with Listed Securities During the COVID-19 Outbreak – Part III (Limits to Market Transactions) -  April 27, 2020
  • Managing Italian Companies with Listed Securities During The COVID-19 Outbreak – Part II (Public Guarantees and Lending Relief Measures) -  April 23, 2020
  • Managing Italian Companies With Listed Securities During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part I (Reporting Obligations and Corporate Meetings) -  April 20, 2020
  • Italy Adopts Liquidity Decree to Support Italian Companies  -  April 10, 2020
  • Italian Securities Exchange Commission Introduces Revised Liquidity Contracts Market Practice  -  April 10, 2020
  • Italy Extends Disclosure Deadline for Intermediaries and Online Portals -  March 26, 2020
  • Italian COVID-19 Law Decree Provides Contingency Measures for the Annual Meeting Season  -  March 18, 2020
  • Le misure per le assemblee societarie previste dal Decreto Cura Italia  -  March 18, 2020
  • CONSOB Imposes Stricter Reporting Requirements of Relevant Shareholdings in Certain Italian-listed Issuers  -  March 18, 2020
  • Italian-listed Companies: New Corporate Governance Changes for Upcoming 2020 Shareholders’ Meetings  -  February 24, 2020
  • Corporate Governance: Le Novità Per La Stagione Assembleare 2020 -  February 24, 2020
  • Italian Ministry Launches a Public Consultation on FinTech Sandbox -  February 19, 2020
  • New Corporate Governance Code for Italian Equity-Listed Issuers  -  February 04, 2020
  • Italy Updates Regulatory Instructions for Brexit Law Decree -  August 06, 2019
  • Italian Securities Exchange Commission Announces Market Practice on Liquidity Contracts  -  May 03, 2019
  • Nuova prassi di mercato sul sostegno della liquidità e cessazione delle prassi di magazzino titoli e riacquisto di prestiti obbligazionari -  April 19, 2019
  • Italian Investor Compensation Scheme Under the Brexit Law Decree  -  April 02, 2019
  • Bank of Italy Issues Instructions for Brexit Law Decree  -  March 29, 2019
  • Italy Issues Regulatory Instructions for Brexit Law Decree  -  March 27, 2019
  • Italy’s Brexit Law Decree Comes Into Force -  March 26, 2019
  • How Italian-Listed Companies Can Strengthen Corporate Governance at 2019 Shareholder Meetings  -  February 19, 2019
  • Rafforzare la governance delle società quotate italiane nella stagione assembleare 2019 -  February 19, 2019
  • Italy to Complete Implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation -  September 24, 2018
  • Italy Issues New Rules on Hostile Foreign Takeovers and Golden Powers  -  October 26, 2017
  • Collocamento diretto di azioni: La piattaforma di Borsa Italiana del mercato secondario a servizio del primario -  July 03, 2017
  • Italy Implements Directive Requiring Non-Financial Disclosures for Large European Undertakings -  March 30, 2017
  • The New Italian Public Procurement Code -  May 17, 2016
  • Il Nuovo Codice degli Appalti e delle Concessioni -  March 16, 2016
  • Europe’s New Market Abuse Rules for Issuers of Debt Securities -  February 02, 2016
  • Bank of Italy: New Reporting Requirements on Issuances and Offerings of Financial Instruments -  November 24, 2015
  • Italian Corporate Governance Code Amended to Include Corporate Social Responsibility and Whistleblowing Provisions for Listed Companies -  August 5, 2015
  • Modifiche al Codice di Autodisciplina delle Società Quotate  -  July 30, 2015
  • New Measures Aim to Support Listing and Capitalization of Italian Companies -  October 13, 2014
  • Destination Italy Decree – New Legislative Measures to Encourage Debt Capital Markets Transactions -  February 24, 2014
  • Nuove misure per favorire la raccolta di finanziamenti tramite emissioni obbligazionarie – Conversione in legge del Decreto Destinazione Italia -  February 24, 2014
  • Simplified CONSOB Rules on Public Tender and Exchange Offers -  January 14, 2013
  • Il ricepimento in Italia della nuova Direttiva Prospetti (Direttiva 2010/73/UE) -  January 10, 2013
  • La semplificazione della normativa italiana in materia di mercati finanziari -  January 10, 2013
  • Le nuove regole CONSOB sulle offerte pubbliche di acquisto e scambio -  January 10, 2013
  • Boosting Innovative Start-Ups in Italy: The New Framework -  December 20, 2012
  • New Italian Law Decree to Open Bond Market for Italian Private Companies -  June 20, 2012
  • Derivatives Under the New Italian Takeover Bids Regulation -  November, 2011
  • Derivatives Under the New Italian Takeover Bids Regulation -  September 6, 2011
  • Recent Changes to CONSOB Rules on Cash Tender Offers and Exchange Offers for Debt Securities Extended into Italy -  September 6, 2011
  • Fondi comuni di investimento – recenti modifiche normative -  January 27, 2011
  • Recenti modifiche al Regolamento Emittenti: principali novità per le società quotate italiane -  20 September 2010
  • Partecipazioni rilevanti in società quotate: un recente position paper della Consob sulla trasparenza delle posizioni in derivati cash-settled -  June 10, 2010
  • Disclosure of Cash-settled Derivatives Under Italian Securities Laws – Current Law and Proposed Reforms -  June 10, 2010
  • Recent Amendments to Italy’s Unified Financial Act -  March 1, 2010
  • Finalmente su derivati e controllo societario si muove anche la Consob -  February 25, 2010
  • Recent Amendments to the Unified Financial Act -  22 September 2009
  • Changes to Italian Public Tender Offer and Related Financial Market Regulations -  June 1, 2009
  • Listed Companies and Transactions Involving Their Own Shares: Consob Approves Two Market Practices Concerning Liquidity Transactions and Buy-Back Programmes -  27 May 2009
  • MiFID Guidance: Italian Securities Regulator Outlines Duties of Intermediaries to Retail Buyers of Derivatives and Illiquid Securities -  April 1, 2009
  • Recapitalisation Plan for Italian Banks -  March 1, 2009
  • Current Status of Emergency Short-Selling Regulation In Major European Union Jurisdictions -  October 31, 2008
  • Update: Current Status of Emergency Short-Selling Regulation in the United States and Major European Union Jurisdictions -  October 30, 2008
  • Current Status of Emergency Short-Selling Regulation in the United States and Major European Union Jurisdictions -  October 8, 2008
Antonio Coletti is “a well-established lawyer with longstanding experience” and “has thorough capital markets expertise.” Clients praise his ability to “successfully intermediate with all parties to find the most optimal solutions.”The Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Bar Qualification
  • Italy (Avvocato)
Education
  • Laurea in Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Milano, 1994
Industries
  • Technology
  • Financial Institutions
  • REITs
  • Retail & Consumer Products
Practices
  • Capital Markets
  • Public Company Representation
  • Investment Funds