Simone has a comprehensive understanding of Urban Dynamics transformations, grounded in his long-standing experience in the real estate sector. His expertise spans multiple areas, including energy, infrastructure, and mergers & acquisitions.
He is the Head of Urban Dynamics in Italy and Head of the Italian Real Estate & Infrastructure team. His legal experience is primarily rooted in mergers & acquisition with a particular focus on real estate and infrastructure.
Simone provides highly specialised assistance and has a deep understanding of technical, regulatory, and financial issues relevant to energy, infrastructure and real estate projects.
He assists long-term investors in all phases of the investment cycle, from the setting-up of the appropriate investment structures, establishment of joint ventures with co-investors, to the acquisition, development, management and sale of assets.
Simone was one of the founders of the Italian practice of a leading global firm, has been recognised consistently by Chambers and Legal 500 as one of the leading real estate practitioners on the Italian market, and is well known for his pragmatic approach to deal-making.
Simone Monesi is skilled in acquisition work and disposals of assets. He has additional expertise in negotiating lease agreements. Clients regard him as 'a problem solver who is accurate and highly skilled'.
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
Our firm's comprehensive approach to global trends has trained me to think laterally to help our clients achieve their goals in an ever-changing environment. I truly believe that our focus on digital technologies, data protection, renewable energy and infrastructure gives an unparalleled toolbox to provide imaginative, but pragmatic, solutions to new issues as they emerge as a result of the profound transformations of the way we experience our cities.
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.
Chorus Life S.p.A
Advising in the implementation of a ground-breaking smart city project conceived from scratch to implement and pioneer the newest technologies for the integrated management of an urban district.
Nexity and Aegide/Domitys
Advisor to Nexity and Aegide/Domitys in relation to their deployment in the Italian market of their successful senior living business model.
Supporting the Klépierre group in their drive to expand and adapt their portfolio of shopping malls to the challenges facing the retail sector.
Advisor to the NewCold group in their Italian projects to develop and build state of the art automated cold storage warehouses.
Limestone Capital AG
Advised Limestone Capital in its acquisition of the milanese boutique hotel, The Yard.
Fondo Delta real estate fund
Advised the client in its sale of 8 multiplex cinemas, with a value of Euro 105.250.000 to "Lumière", a newly incorporated closed alternative real estate investment fund.
BNP Paribas REIM SGRpA
Advised on the sale of various Italian real estate portfolios owned by funds managed by the client.
Assisted in the sale to Kryalos SGR, as manager of the ‘All Star’ Investment fund, of 18th century ‘Palazzo Mellerio’ in central Milan.
Osborne Clarke and Fantozzi & Associati assist Klépierre in the mega sale of shopping malls to a Carrefour-led consortium of investors.
Tristan Capital Partners LLP
Acquisition, through vehicle company, of the entire share capital of four Italian companies operating in the development and management of shopping centres, controlled by Altarea Italia S.r.l. (Altarea Cogedim SA Group).
Assistance in relation to the integration of the operations of the Corio and Klépierre groups
Advised on the sale to Coop Estense of the Bari Pasteur shopping centre.
Advised on the project – the first in Italy – for the realisation of residences for the self-sufficient elderly, with optional services such as swimming pool, restaurant, gym and bar.
Acted for the purchaser of 50% share in the Mongolfiera shopping centre in Molfetta (BA) from Foruminvest Italia.