Carlos J. Ruiz | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Carlos J. Ruiz

Associate, Milan

T +39 020 068 8302

T +39 348 297 7663 (mobile)

E carlos.ruiz@whitecase.com

Overview

Carlos Ruiz is an associate in the Milan office. His practice focuses on securities, capital markets and leveraged finance transactions. Carlos assists underwriters and initial purchasers in connection with secured and unsecured debt offerings, including high yield debt, through private placements pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. Carlos also works on equity offerings, particularly IPOs, both with issuers and underwriters involved in such transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2014, Carlos practiced in the Minneapolis and São Paulo offices of international law firms.

Bars and Courts

  • Minnesota State Bar

Education

  • JD, University of Illinois College of Law
  • BS, Public Affairs, Baruch College, New York, NY

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Experience

Onorato Armatori S.p.A. in connection with its US$300 million 7.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2023 under Rule 144A/Regulation S and traded in the Luxembourger Stock Exchange.

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. in connection with its US$1.5 billion 5.71% subordinated Tier 2 benchmark notes due 2026 under its US$25 billion Medium Term Note Programme. The notes were issued under Rule 144A/Regulation S and partially privately placed in Canada.

Alpha Bank in connection with a €1.5 billion rights offering consisting of a public tranche in Greece and a Rule 144A/Regulation S tranche.

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. in connection with its US$1 billion Additional Tier 1 Notes under its US$25 billion Medium Term Note Programme. The notes were issued under Rule 144A/Regulation S.

Banca IMI S.p.A., Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A., as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, UBS Limited as Joint Bookrunner and Banca IMI S.p.A. as Lead Manager and Sponsor, in connection with the €795 million initial public offering of Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane S.p.A. (INWIT) on the Milan Stock Exchange.

GTECH S.p.A. in connection with its issuance of senior secured notes denominated in three tranches totalling US$3.2 billion and two tranches totalling €1.55 billion equivalent in aggregate to approximately US$5.2 billion.

Banca IMI S.p.A., as Italian Lead Manager, and the Institutional Managers Banca IMI, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, UniCredit, Credit Suisse and HSBC in connection with the €414.1 million initial public offering of OVS S.p.A. on the Milan Stock Exchange.

HP Pelzer Holding GmbH in connection with its high yield offering of €230 million, 7.5% senior secured notes due 2021.