Beatrice Bertuzzi

Associate, Milan



Beatrice Bertuzzi is an italian qualified lawyer and an associate of the White & Case Italian practice. Her main areas of practice are Debt Finance and Financial Restructuring and Insolvency advising both lenders and borrowers and private equity sponsors on financing transactions, with particular focus on leveraged finance and acquisition finance transactions and corporate finance.

Beatrice also brings experience in Debt Capital Markets transactions, particularly in private placement transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case Beatrice practiced in two major international law firms in Milan working respectively in their finance and M&A departments.

Bars and Courts
Italian Bar
Cattolica University

Milan, Italy



Debt Finance

Italia Trasporto Aereo S.p.A., wholly-owned by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, on the issuance of secured notes due 2034 by its newly-established Irish special purpose vehicle to refinance the acquisition of an Airbus A330neo aircraft.

I.M.A. Industria Macchine Automatiche S.p.A. and its controlling shareholders in connection with the finance aspects of an investment from BDT & MSD Partners. BDT & MSD Partners acquires its stake from international private equity fund BC Partners. The Vacchi family remains the majority owner of the IMA holding company.

A pool of banks in connection with a €1.4 billion green loan financing granted to Italo – Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori.

Bubbles BidCo S.p.A. and its subsidiaries in connection with a €495 million term and revolving financing intended to re-finance part of the group's indebtedness. Bubbles BidCo S.p.A., through its group of companies holds a majority stake in Acqua & Sapone S.r.l., owner of the Acqua & Sapone brand, one of the largest beauty and hygiene chains in Italy.

The lenders in connection with the financing for the acquisition of U-Power Group S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of safe-ty shoes, by funds advised and managed by NB Renaissance, one of the major private equity funds operating in Italy.

A pool of lenders in connection with a €2 billion bridge term acquisition financing to a Luxembourg company, whose group operates in the food and beverage sector.

A pool of banks in connection with a €450 millio. term and revolving credit facilities granted to the Italian fashion company Valentino S.p.A.

Independent UK investment firm Peninsula Capital in connection with the financing for the acquisition of Isem S.r.l., a leading European company in the luxury packaging sector and one of the few to offer an integrated logistics service that counts among its customers world-leading groups such as L'Oreal, Kiko, Shiseido and Coty.

JP Morgan in connection with the syndicated financing to a vehicle incorporated by Nuova Argo Finanziaria S.p.A. to fund the voluntary tender offer for all the ordinary shares of ASTM S.p.A. for a total value of approximately €1.93 billion with the aim of delisting the company.

A pool of banks including Intesa Sanpaolo, BNP Paribas, BNL, UniCredit, Banco BPM and Natixis in connection with a five-year €750 million ESG revolving credit facility granted to Autostrade per l'Italia S.p.A. The loan includes an option to convert into a sustainability linked revolving credit facility following the publication of Autostrade per l'Italia's first sustainability report, expected by June 2021.

Cerved Group S.p.A., a leading provider of credit risk analysis and the first independent market player in credit management in Italy, in connection with a €713 million term and revolving financing granted by a pool of banks.