Gianni has strong experience in banking & finance acting for finance providers and borrowers in finance transactions, including acquisition finance, structured finance, real estate finance, general corporate lending and refinancing.
He is generally considered as a high rated expert in general Italian legal banking and finance matters.
He also focuses on a wide range of other legal matters inherent to corporate, M&A, private equity and real estate.
Gianni has deep knowledge of Italian law and has been involved in several transactions during his career, many of them with international aspects.
MembershipsIndian Business Forum of Italy
- Acting for UBI Banca S.p.A., in an acquisition finance transaction of Artebianca Natura&Tradizione by funding Panealba S.r.l. with an amount of Euro 15,000,000.00. Artebianca Natura & Tradizione S.p.A. is a leader company in the production and distribution of biscuits with a particular focus on the wellness&health segment (January 2020)
- Acting for ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A., in an acquisition finance transaction of the 45% of the share capital of Antonio Tarulli S.r.l., by funding Agro Uva S.r.l., a company fully owned by a fund managed by DeA Capital SGR, with an amount of Euro 5,000,000.00. Antonio Tarulli S.r.l. is a company with a significant experience in the production of table grapes by means of an organic farming method (November 2019)
- Acting for Mediocredito Italiano S.p.A., Banco BPM S.p.A. and Banca IMI S.p.A for an acquisition finance transaction of a minority stake in the US giant, Spyglass Media Group LLC (company which inherited the renowed library from The Weinstein Company), by the first independent Italian distribution and film production company, Eagle Pictures (March 2019)
Debt Capital Market
- Assisted Valtellina S.p.A. in the issue of a MiniBond, entirely subscribed by UniCredit S.p.A., for a total amount of Euro 12,000,000.00. Valtellina S.p.A. is a company specialised in the developing of infrastructure for telecommunication networks on an international scale (December 2019)