Structured Finance

Large multinationals, private-equity funds, and Italian companies going through expansion or generational change can all count an outstanding partner in creating tailor-made and innovative structured finance solutions. We can offer our customers a complete range of products and services in relation to their core market: origination, structuring, underwriting and distribution of syndicated loans.
We carry out advisory and arrangement activity, working closely with the backers of business initiatives from the very start of any project, assisting in drafting business plans, defining the optimal mix of financing, and evaluating corporate and legal structures.

Contractual agency activity to all clients who need assistance in finalizing their financial and commercial transactions.

Services

Corporate Lending  

We develop and coordinate all activities for the purpose of originating, structuring and managing corporate financing, syndicated loans, or financing through club deals, including ESG related financing.

In particular we take care of:

  • organizing and structuring - from a financial and legal standpoint - the financing based on the needs of the core clientele

  • managing relationships, if any, with other organizing entities and with potential participants to the syndicated bank loans, also taking on a role of coordination

  • ensuring, also through external consultants, the support needed during negotiation and execution of the financial documents

  • managing the financial closing/signing activities, in collaboration with the agent bank of the financing

Leveraged Finance  

We structure financings for highly leveraged Italian and international borrowers on the basis of the borrowers' capacity to generate cash flows through the ordinary sale of goods and services according to cash flow financing rationales.

The purpose of these financings can be to acquire companies or business units, to fund significant investments in fixed assets or to refinance over the medium term existing short-term indebtedness.

Within this activity, we operate in favour of companies who are already clients of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group or with specialized financial investors, such as private equity funds in the case of leveraged buyouts.

Real Estate

With over 15 years of experience, we are widely acknowledged as a key intermediary in real estate deals, both in structuring and advisory.

The structuring activity is to service clients who need to structured financing – also through issuance of securities to institutional investors - in relation to the real estate market in Italy and abroad. The transactions are generally complex in terms of execution and of a significant size, regarding the acquisition of real estate assets, development projects and sale & leaseback transactions.

The advisory activity consists in:

  •  advisory-to-arrange: advisory services for the structuring of real estate financing

  • analyses for identification and structuring of real estate transactions, including through divestitures /acquisitions of real estate assets

  •  structuring of real estate funds, SIIQ or SPV

Industry Specialised Lending

We offer solutions for complex financing transactions to companies operating in Italy and abroad in the following sectors: energy (including generation from renewable sources and energy infrastructures), telecommunications, media and technology, transportation and infrastructure (including social infrastructure).

Leveraging on our in-depth knowledge of these sectors and our long-standing track record, we structure and provide medium/long-term financing using the different techniques of project finance, acquisition finance, cash flow lending and asset-based lending.

Loan agency

We manage contractual agency activity supplying specialized financial services, offered to all clients who need assistance in finalizing their financial and commercial transactions.

The array of services available has been expanded over the years due to the greater penetration of the target Italian and international market.

The activities include verifying the effectiveness of contractual conditions, the periodic compliance obligations, managing waivers, amendments, real estate divestitures, accounts subject to legal restrictions, and waterfall clauses.

New commercial and financial services have been developed such as: closing solutions of corporate transactions, management of guarantee commitments, verification of conditions for termination of agreements, Escrow Agent, Security Agent, SACE Agent, Bei Agent, CdP Agent and Fronting Bank.

Should you wish to have more information, connect to our Loan Agency services website.