White & Case Advises Banks on .italo's €1.1 Billion Green Financing
Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Banca IMI, Natixis and UniCredit as Global Coordinators, Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners and Green Coordinators; Banco BPM, Banco Santander, BNL, ING Bank, Mediobanca and Société Générale as Mandated Lead Arrangers; and BPER, CAIXA Bank, MUFG and NatWest as Lead Arrangers, on the €1.1 billion syndicated Green Loan provided to .italo NTV.
It is one of the very first financings granted to an Italian company in line with the Green Loan Principles and the Sustainability Linked Loan Principles – guidelines set out by LMA, ALPMA and LSTA on the basis of the ICMA Green Bond Principles.
.italo NTV is Europe's leading high-speed rail passenger private operator which owns and operates a best-in-class environmentally friendly fleet of the latest generation AGV and new EVO electric trains.
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction comprised partners Andrea Novarese (Milan), Michael Immordino (Milan & London), Alessandro Nolet (Milan), Simon Caridia and Martin Forbes (both London), and associates Tiziana Germinario, Francesco Mozzone and Beatrice Bertuzzi (all Milan).
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