Antonio assists clients across a wide range of banking and restructuring matters, having acquired key experience on complex international transactions.

He is a member of the Italian Financial Services team and Banking & Finance department.

Antonio advises financial institutions, industrial, financial and real estate companies groups in relation to domestic and cross-border financing transactions. He has a particular focus on real estate finance, acquisition finance, leveraged finance, and project finance transactions, as well as restructurings of the financial indebtedness (including by way of reorganisation plans, debt restructuring agreements and compositions with creditors). In addition, he has advised international and domestic banks in the context of structured finance transactions, with particular focus on securitisation transactions.

Antonio's experience has developed with his career: from being an associate in a U.K. magic circle law firm, to a senior associate in a U.S. law firm where he worked on some of the most complex restructurings, leverage finance and financing transactions.

Antonio Fugaldi has outstanding experience in negotiations, problem solving and business management; he can be relied upon for any deal situation and size.

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Work

Aareal Bank AG

Advised the bank, acting as lending bank, in the context of the financing transaction (Euro 118 million) provided to “CER-L” an alternative real estate closed-end investment fund reserved to qualified investors managed by Carlyle Real Estate SGR S.p.A.

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..
 

Natixis S.A.

Advised a group of banks led by Natixis SA, Milan branch, in the ambit of the grant of a loan (approx. Euro 130 million) to finance the purchase of a portion of the Vodafone Village in Milan by the “COIMA CORE FUND VIII” real estate fund managed by COIMA SGR S.p.A.

Crippa S.p.A.

Advised on the integration with and investment in Smi S.r.l., a company operating in the same industry sector, with the support of Illimity.

Engie EPS Italia S.r.l

Advised in the creation, together with FCA Italy S.p.A. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Stellantis), of a JV that will offer a full suite of services and innovative solutions in the e-mobility sector including Vehicle-to-Grid technologies. Read more

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”.  

Credit institutions and leasing companies

Advising credit institutions (Illimity, BNL, AMCO and Intesa Sanpaolo) and leasing companies (Iccrea Banca Impresa, BNL Leasing, Alba Leasing and SG Leasing) in the restructuring of the financial debt, of approximately Euro 23 million, of Valvosanitaria Bugatti S.p.A.

Unicredit

Assisted in the financing to the value of approximately Euro 90 million provided to Finanziaria Gilardi for the development and completion of the MondoJuve retail park, located in the Boroughs of Vinovo and Nichelino (Turin) in the area currently adjacent to the Juventus Training Center.

UniCredit, Banca IMI and Mediocredito Italiano

Assistance in the financing for the revamping by the Finint Xenios fund of the historic Hotel Brun in Milan, which will then be managed by Starwood.

Antirion SGR S.p.A

Advised in the financing made available to “Antirion Global – Comparto Core” by ING Bank N.V., to meet certain liquidity needs of the Comparto Core, owner of an entire building in Via Meravigli, Milan.

Natixis SA

Advised in the financing made available to Forum Gran Sasso S.r.l. in the context of the purchase of the Gran Sasso shopping centre in Teramo.

Aareal Bank AG

Advised in the financing to “Fondo Cartesio”, acting through Fabrica SGR SpA, aimed at financing the purchase of a real estate portfolio comprising 5 properties.

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Advised a pool of banks including Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena and Intesa Sanpaolo, in the restructuring of the financial indebtedness of Investind S.r.l., a company operating in the real estate sector, pursuant to art. 182bis of the Italian insolvency law.

BPER Banca S.p.A

Advised BPER Banca S.p.A., as lender, arranger and agent bank, and UBI Banca S.p.A., as lender and arranger, in the real estate financing in favour of the “Value Add II Italy” investment fund managed by Savills Investment Management SGR S.p.A..

Banco BPM S.p.A

Advised the bank which partially financed the first acquisition by the “SGT CPI 2 Italy Real Estate Fund” through a medium-long term cash loan pursuant to the specific rules on land loans (credito fondiario).

Antirion SGR S.p.A

Advised Antirion, an independent asset management company for the closed-end reserved multi-compartment alternative real estate mutual fund “Fondo Immobiliare Antirion Global” – Comparto Core”, in the context of a financing for an overall amount of  approx. Euro 179 million provided by BNP Paribas for the purchase of two real estate complexes in Rome.

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