Bianca Caruso | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Bianca Caruso

Associate, Milan

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T +39 344 101 8594

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Overview

Bianca Caruso is an associate in the Milan office and her practice areas are banking and finance, restructuring and general corporate and commercial law.

Prior to joining White & Case Bianca practiced at the Milan office of another Italian firm and, additionally, acted as legal counsel at a major international bank, providing legal advice on a broad range of banking transactions and services.

Bars and Courts

  • Milan Bar

Education

  • JD, Bocconi University
  • PhD, Business and Corporate Law, Bocconi University

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Experience

UniCredit, as global coordinator, UniCredit , UBI Banca and Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario, as mandated lead arrangers and UniCredit Bank AG, Milan Branch, as agent in connection with Industrie De Nora's multicurrency financing.

Crédit Agricole Cariparma S.p.A. and Banca Popolare di Milano S.p.A in connection with the financing for the acquisition by Progressio SGR S.p.A. of 70% of Garda Plast S.p.A.

Mediobanca, UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo in connection with the €100 million term facility agreement granted to Valentino S.p.A. Mediobanca also acted as arranger and agent and UniCredit and Banca IMI acted as arrangers.

Datalogic S.p.A. on its €250 million credit facility agreement. Banca IMI and UniCredit acted as mandated lead arrangers and joint bookrunners. UniCredit acted also as global coordinator and agent. Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Bper Banca, Intesa Sanpaolo, Ubi Banca and UniCredit acted as lenders.

Goldman Sachs International, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Banca IMI S.p.A. and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank as initial purchasers in connection with the issuance by N&W Global Vending S.p.A. of its €370 million 7% senior secured Notes due 2023.

Oaktree Capital Management, acting through its investment vehicles OCM Luxembourg ECS S.à r.l.  as arranger and ECS Finaria S.à.r.l. as underwriter, in connection with the English and Italian law aspects of the private placement of notes purchased by them and issued by Finaria S.p.A.

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. (CDP) and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) as arranger and agent respectively, together with a group of lenders comprising SCB, CDP and UBI Banca S.p.A, in connection with the negotiation of a $300million SACE covered facility to Meydan Group LLC.

Grandi Navi Veloci S.p.A. in connection with its €320 million refinancing. The transaction included a Euro 245 million senior secured term and revolving credit facility and a €75 million private placement.

Publications

  • Novità in tema di responsabilità degli amministratori privi di deleghe, in IlSocietario, 22 febbraio 2016.
  • Revisione volontaria del bilancio e responsabilità della società di revisione, in Rivista di Diritto Societario, No. 1/2014.