Andrea Pinto has worked for leading global law firms and finance institutions, acquiring a solid and international expertise that enables him to lead complex and cross-border transactions.

He is Head of the Italian Financial Services sector. His legal experience spans the breadth of the finance and restructuring & insolvency sectors.

Andrea assists both lending institutions and borrowers in real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance and restructuring matters. He represents 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 Osborne Clarke, Andrea practised as a partner at a global US firm and spent one year on secondment at the international lending department of Barclays Bank PLC in London.

Andrea is ranked for Real Estate Finance by Chambers and Partners and has been recognised as a Leading Individual for Banking and Finance by Legal500. He was also awarded "Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Finance" by a leading Italian directory.

Andrea Pinto is not only a good lawyer technically speaking, he is also good at providing commercial advice. He is very charismatic. He has a lot of experience and is a problem solver. He provides a strategic view on the matter and can offer different solutions.

Chambers and Partners

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

The traditional commercial banking sector is undergoing a period of intense disruption: technologies, new business models, and new expectations from both businesses and consumers are leading the way towards this change. The growth of the alternative lenders market leads to more sophisticated and challenging work. We are at the cross-point between present and future, committed to safely guiding our clients in this ongoing transition.

Mount Street Mortgage Servicing Ltd.

Assisted the client, as agent for the financing, in a loan granted by an international lender to Castello SGR, as SGR of the closed-end real estate alternative investment fund reserved for professional investors 'GO Italia IX', for the development of eight logistics assets. Value: €100m.

AKNO Group

Advised in the structuring and granting of development green financing provided by UniCredit, for the development of a real estate complex for logistics use located in the Municipality of Nogarole Rocca (VR).

UniCredit S.p.A.

Advised UniCredit in connection with a €40 million financing granted to ER Logistics Fund 5 (Europa Risorse sgr) aimed, inter alia, at partially financing the acquisition of land and development of a building complex for logistics purposes, located in Torrazza Piemonte. Read more>

Hines Italy RE S.r.l.

Assisted in all aspects of the financing provided by BPER Banca S.p.A. for the acquisition of a 40,000sqm logistics complex in Savona.

Siram S.p.A.

Assisted in the assignment of a portfolio of receivables related to a series of energy efficiency projects for public lighting, through the new receivables management platform launched by SUSI Partners AG.

BPER Banca S.p.A.

Assisting in the repositioning of a portfolio of seven retail, office and hospitality properties located in Northern Italy, as well as financing the acquisition of the HD8 hotel in Milan's Piazza Duca D'Aosta.

BPER Banca and BNL BNP Paribas

Advised on the financing granted to Deametra SIINQ S.r.l. – a company controlled by Homizy SIIQ S.p.A.. - for an 'eligible green' co-living project in Milan. Read more >

Banco BPM S.p.A.

Advised on the loan granted to Kervis SGR (Kervis Real Estate Fund II) for the acquisition, renovation and conversion to residential use of the real estate complex in Via Ampère (Milan). Read more >

Mirastar Real Estate Investment Management Limited/KKR & Co. Inc.

Assisted the Mirastar/KKR Joint Venture in all phases of the acquisition and related financing of two logistics properties in Origgio (MI) and Settimo Torinese (TO), with a total area of 41,400 square metres.

Bayerische Landesbank

Advised the lending bank in the issue of a Green Loan to finance, in part, the purchase of a historic office building in the heart of Milan by BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management.

Alfa S.r.l.

Advised the manager of the integrated water service in the territory of the Province of Varese in the ambit of a green loan granted by the European Investment Bank.

Colliers Global Investors Italy SGR S.p.A | citizenM Holding

Assisting in a complex project finance transaction for the redevelopment of a property in Rome owned by the fund, to be used as a 4-star hotel with LEED certification, the management of which will be entrusted to a company belonging to the Dutch citizenM group, launching the first hotel in Italy under this brand.

Primary credit institution

As part of a securitisation transaction pursuant to Law 130/99, we assisted a leading credit institution in the loan granted to Saffi 130 S.r.l., for the purchase, on a revolving basis, of portfolios of tax credits deriving from the so-called Ecobonus tax deductions for renovation works. 

Acque Bresciane S.r.l

Advised in relation to funding granted by a pool of banks valued at Euro 202 million, with Euro 95 million in the form of a green loan. Read more

BrianzAcque S.r.l

Advised on a Euro 55 million loan from the European Investment Bank, the very first green loan in the water sector granted by the EIB at global level. Read more

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A

Advised in relation to the grant by CDP to UBI Banca of a Euro 500 million loan by way of the subscription of a senior unsecured bond to support new investments in enterprises operating in the 8 Regions of the South of Italy.

Principal European Core Fund

Advised on the green term loan of approximately Euro 25 million granted, inter alia, to finance the acquisition of a property qualified as an “eligible green project”.  

Unicredit S.p.A.

Advised the bank on the preparation of the legal documentation relating to the funding provided to the "Urania" fund, managed by Kryalos SGR S.p.A..

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A

Advised CDP on the grant in favour of Raffineria di Milazzo S.c.p.A. of a loan valued at Euro 50 million for cutting-edge works to adapt the company’s tank fleet to the best environmental and paving standards.

AKNO Group

Assisted in the Euro 31.9 million loan granted to the client for the design, construction and management of a building for logistics use. 

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