Banking, finance and investments today involve selling and purchasing mass-market products as well as engineering highly structured, tailored solutions for individual clients.
We act for bank and financial institutions, both in Italy and abroad, as well as for companies, borrowers and investors looking to raise finance, across the spectrum of their activity.
Drawing on the depth and breadth of our insurance expertise, our bank practice is particularly linked to insurance related matter, with a dedicated practice and a strong approach to collateral guarantee to loan agreements and security provided by taking out insurance.
Whether acting for bank, financial institutions, borrowers or investors, we always adopt a practical approach. We are conscious that a deal signing is just the first phase of the relationship between the lender and the borrower and we are always happy to take care of the monitoring of a financial transaction throughout the repayment period as well as to assist in renegotiating financial facilities and restructuring debts.
Ship / Aircradt Finance
We regularly assist financial institutions and lenders in connection with ship finance transactions secured trough registration of mortgage or hypothecation on the ship / ship(s) and the collateral guarantees requested by the lenders, including insurance and forms of security intended to better protect their interests as Lessors or Mortagees under ship finance as well as aircraft finance deals.
We have the expertise and experience to handle most complex transactions, including large syndicated loans, leasing agreements and project finance transactions with a dedicated interest to shipping, aircraft finance. We are growing a considerable expertise in financing luxury yacht and pleasure crafts, a sector in which recourse to lease agreements is becoming massive and the role played by specialised Italian shipyard more and more strategic in a niche market.
Our expertise in the banking and investment sector has caused the progressive involvement of our lawyers in real estate and property law, which is becoming in our Country a fairly attractive field of investment. While we are capable of handling numerous large-scale projects at the same time, we also recognise the importance of each individual matter to our clients and maintain strict client care standards.
We specialise in complex high value properties and portfolios and provide innovative solutions to real estate matters both at asset and strategic levels. We are in close contacts with other professionals (Notary Public, real estate agents, accountants) to provide full service in support of any investment project. We also conducted high profile litigation before the Italian Courts and we are proud to have a number of leading cases in our records. We are particularly well-placed to advise clients on all legal issues relating to property market and on real estate activities in Italy as well as setting up business in Italy.