Banking and Finance

The Firm provides legal assistance to both national and foreign primary banking and finance institutions as well as to private equity and real estate funds, even with regard to complex operations at international level.

The professionals of the banking and finance team deal with the following areas: corporate finance, leveraged finance, acquisition finance, syndicated finance, real estate finance, assets-based loans and debt restructuring. In addition, the banking and finance team gained a solid experience with regard to the negotiation of financing and warranty agreements.

The Firm developed a significant expertise in advising its clients on structured finance, financial derivatives and securitizations, with special regard to sales of receivables involving entities of the public sector.

The Firm offers high-quality, effective and innovative legal services. The professionals of the banking and finance team closely collaborate with their colleagues active in the fields of corporate, real estate, Administrative Law and litigation, providing its clients with a wide range of specialized services as well as a complete and comprehensive legal assistance.

Santa Maria Law Firm advises high-profile industrial and financial companies as well as banks with regard to corporate and financing operations. It assists also well-renowned Italian banking groups in relation to regulatory and compliance issues, among which: corporate governance, supervision of groups on consolidated basis, anti-money laundering, provisions related to embargo and privacy in the banking context.


Included capabilities

  • Acquisition finance
  • Private Equity
  • Syndicated finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Project finance
  • Real estate financing
  • Leveraged finance
  • Corporate Governance related to banking and finance sectors
  • Structured finance and securitizations
  • Debt restructuring, insolvency
  • Investment funds and financial institutions
  • European Banking Regulations
  • Privacy and anti-money laundering related to banking