Evgeny Scirtò Ostrovskiy
Evgeny Scirtò Ostrovskiy is a dual qualified lawyer (Italy and US) with more than 10 year of experience advising issuers, sponsors and investment banks on high profile capital markets transactions. Evgeny's practice covers the whole spectrum of debt capital markets products including investment and sub-investment grade issuances, with particular focus on high yield bonds, liability management transactions and private placements. He also advises clients in relation to equity capital markets transactions including on initial public offerings and private placements.
In addition, Evgeny provides assistance to companies and investment banks in relation financial restructuring transactions and refinancing procedures.
Evgeny has been recognized as a recommended lawyer in DCM by The Legal 500 2023.
Debt Capital Markets / High Yields
Intesa Sanpaolo's US$2 billion Yankee bonds issuance, 2022
Evgeny advised Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. in connection with a US$2 billion Yankee bonds issuance under its recently updated US$50 billion Medium Term Note Programme. The issuance consists of (i) US$750 million 7.000% unsubordinated preferred notes due 2025 and (ii) US$1.25 billion 8.248% fixed rate resettable unsubordinated non-preferred notes due 2033, issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the US Securities Act.
ASR Media and Sponsorship S.r.l.'s €175 million U.S. Private Placement, 2022
Evgeny advised ASR Media and Sponsorship S.r.l., a special purpose entity that holds the media, broadcast and sponsorship rights of the Italian football club AS Roma, in connection with its €175 million senior secured notes due 2027, which were sold through a private placement to U.S. institutional investors.
Enel Group's US$4 billion issuance of Yankee bonds, 2022
Evgeny advised Enel Group in connection with a US$4 billion issuance of Yankee bonds. The issuance consists of US$1 billion 7.000% notes due 2027, issued by Enel Finance America LLC and US$750 million 6.800% notes due 2025, US$1.25 billion 7.500% notes due 2032 and US$1 billion 7.750% notes due 2025, all issued by Enel Finance International NV, all issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act.
F.I.S. - Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici's €350 million sustainability-linked high yield, 2022
Evgeny advised BNP Paribas and Credit Suisse, as joint global coordinators and joint physical bookrunners, and Banca Akros S.p.A. - Gruppo Banco BPM, IMI - Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit, as joint bookrunners, in connection with the debut issuance of €350 million sustainability-linked 5.625% senior secured notes due 2027 by F.I.S. - Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici S.p.A. The notes were offered and sold pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the US Securities Act and listed on the Official List of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and admitted to trading on the Euro MTF market.
PAI Partners' financing for Conceria Pasubio's acquisition*
Evgeny advised PAI Partners in connection with the financing aspects of its acquisition of Conceria Pasubio S.p.A.
Nexi's €2.1 billion high yield for the Nets-SIA mergers*
Evgeny advised Nexi S.p.A. in connection with the issuance of €2.1 billion high yield notes as part of the financing for the proposed mergers of Nexi with Nets and SIA.
Forno d'Asolo's €350 million high yield*
Evgeny advised Forno d'Asolo S.p.A., a portfolio company of BC Partners, in connection with the issuance of €350 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2027.
Bain Capital's and NB Renaissance Partners' financing for Engineering Ingegneria Informatica's acquisition*
Evgeny advised Bain Capital and NB Renaissance Partners in connection with the financing aspects of its acquisition of Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A.
Bain Capital's financing for Fedrigoni's acquisition*
Evgeny advised Bain Capital in connection with the financing aspects of its acquisition of Fedrigoni S.p.A., including the issuance of €455 million high yield notes.
Bain Capital's and Cinven's financing for STADA's acquisition*
Evgeny advised Bain Capital, Cinven and their acquisition vehicles Nidda Healthcare Holding AG and Nidda BondCo GmbH in connection with the issuance of €735 million senior secured notes due 2024 and €340 million senior notes due 2025 to finance their acquisition of shares in STADA Arzneimittel AG.
Equity Capital Markets
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A, 2022
Evgeny advised Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. on the U.S. law aspects of its €2.5 billion rights issue.
Evgeny advised Nexi S.p.A. and Mercury UK Holdco Limited in connection with the initial public offering of the ordinary shares of Nexi S.p.A., the largest IPO in Europe to date in 2019.
* Evgeny carried out these experience prior to joining White & Case.
Capital Markets: Debt
Recommended: The Legal 500 2023