KNG appoints new GC for Portugal

KNG Securities LLP has appointed Michele Lupo as its new general counsel for Portugal

pjimage 2021 10 07T134926.776Michele Lupo (pictured) will have the function of head of Legal affairs in relation to the whole KNG group and of Compliance and Anti Money Laundering officer for the Portuguese subsidiary. With the aim to extend its investment services and consolidate its client base in the Iberian countries and, more widely, in the EU, KNG has established a subsidiary under Portuguese law, KNG Securities International, LDA and opened an office in Lisbon. KNG Securities International obtained the relevant authorisation from the Portuguese authority (CMVM) and has been advised by the law firm Campos Ferreira, Sà Carneiro e Associados (CS Associados) for the corporate and regulatory profiles. The lawyer will coordinate and oversee the management of all the Legal issues on the transaction and regulatory side, and shall coordinate any relevant Litigation. In particular, after Brexit and several authorisation processes initiated across EU Member States, the regulatory profiles represent a strategic and crucial aspect for KNG Group.

KNG Securities LLP is a London-based investment firm with many years of experience in the UK and Europe, with a specific focus on securitisation transactions, alternative finance and distressed situations. 

Michele Lupo joined KNG Securities in 2017. Lupo is an Italian lawyer admitted to the Bar of Milan with previous experience in the Banking and Finance Department of BonelliErede and in the International Capital Markets department of Allen & Overy. Michele holds a degree in Law Summa cum Laude from the LUISS University of Rome. The lawyer’s previous practice and experience is focused on providing Legal assistance to corporate issuers and banks in relation to loans, securitisations, corporate bond issuances, domestic bonds, Eurobonds, subordinated bonds, certificates, covered warrants, liability management transactions and IPOs.

Michael Heron