Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance

The Lombardi Segni e Associati well established Banking and Finance team has earned wide recognition in the market as a result of its involvement in some of the most significant financing transactions carried out in Italy over the last few years.

The team has gained strong experience in all the main forms of financing, including leverage & acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and corporate finance, on a bilateral, club deal or syndicated basis, as well as refinancing, rescheduling and restructuring existing debt.

In particular, the combined expertise of the Banking & Finance, Corporate M&A-Private Equity and Insolvency & Restructuring teams allows the Firm to provide clients with integrated, high-value-added consulting and assistance in complex LBO acquisitions and distressed M&A transactions in general.

The Banking and Finance team professionals specialized in project finance work in close collaboration with Public Law colleagues to offer clients all-round consulting in complex project finance transactions, assist them in structuring deals, conducting due diligence, drawing up and negotiating project agreements and financial documentation,and achieving the financial closing.

The team can also assist clients in loan assignment transactions (including “in bulk” assignments), structured finance such as securitization of receivables of various types of asset classes (including NPLs) and joint ventures for investments in loan portfolio platforms (including NPLs).

The Banking and Finance team works both for sponsors/borrowers and for lenders, providing services to large corporations, financial sponsors, banks, funds and other financial institutions, as well as servicing companies in securitization transactions.

Services

In this area, the Firm advises banks, financial institutions, investment funds, businesses and servicing companies, particularly in relation to:

  • Leverage & acquisition finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Structured finance (including loan assignments / securitizations/ joint ventures for investments in NPLs)
  • Project finance