Andrea heads the finance and restructuring practice in the firm’s Milan office.
He focuses his practice in advising both lending institutions and borrowers in real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance and restructuring matters. He has relevant experience in the finance and restructuring & insolvency sectors and has represented banks, financial institutions and corporate clients in very high value and sophisticated commercial and industrial debt restructuring transactions. He also assists clients in turnaround transactions and in the preparation, negotiation, and implementation of corporate and debt restructuring plans. He has gained significant experience in restructuring structured finance debt (e.g. CMBS, REF, leverage financings).
Prior to joining OC, Andrea practised as a partner at a US firm, an Italian independent law firm and at another international law firm in Milan. He also spent a year on secondment at the international lending department of Barclays Bank PLC in London (2006).
In the 2017 of the Finance Awards organised by LegalCommunity, Andrea was awarded ‘lawyer of the year’ for Real Estate Finance.
Andrea Pinto has been recognized by Chambers Global as a leading individual for Banking and Restructuring.
“Andrea Pinto is highly regarded by interviewees: “He is reactive and quick – you never have to chase him.” Pinto is active on both the creditor and debtor side, with recent work focusing real estate finance and debt and loan portfolio restructurings.” (Chambers Global)