Stefano Bellani | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Stefano Bellani
Stefano Bellani

Stefano Bellani

Associate, Milan

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Overview

Stefano Bellani is an associate in the Milan office and practices in the areas of banking and restructuring.

Prior to joining White & Case, Stefano practiced in a major Italian law firm.

Education

  • Law degree, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • French

Experience

Pemberton Asset Management in connection with the structuring and underwriting of €133 million senior secured floating rate notes due 2024 issued by Italcer S.p.A. The issuance will partly finance the acquisition of Ceramica Rondine S.p.A.

Open Fiber S.p.A. in connection with its €3.5 billion term and revolving credit facilities.

Amplifon S.p.A. in connection with its €530 million term financing for the acquisition of GAES Group.

Piaggio & C. S.p.A. in connection with a dual-tranche €250 million financing transaction, comprising a €187.5 million revolving credit facility and a €62.5 million term loan amortizing facility granted by a group of lenders including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, HSBC, Banca IMI, ING Bank, Mediobanca and UniCredit, each acting as mandated lead arranger and bookrunner.

Goldman Sachs as mandated lead arranger and original lender on the facilities agreement concerning a term loan facility, a multicurrency super senior revolving credit facility, and a multicurrency uncommitted accordion term loan facility to support the acquisition of RGI S.p.A. by Corsair Capital.

Wind Tre S.p.A. in connection with (i) its €7.3 billion issuance of high yield senior secured notes, in a combination of euro-denominated fixed and floating rate notes and dollar-denominated fixed rate notes, issued pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act; and (ii) with a €3.4 billion senior facilities agreement consisting of a €3 billion amortizing term loan and a €400 million revolving credit facility.

Oaktree Capital Management 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.

Pemberton and Crédit Agricole FriulAdria in connection with the financing to support the acquisition of Isoclima S.p.A. by Stirling Square Capital Partners.

The financing banks in connection with the acquisition by CVC Capital Partners of Pasubio S.p.A.

A pool of banks including BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Natixis, Rabobank and The Royal Bank of Scotland in connection with the €235 million senior financing for the acquisition of Optima S.p.A.

DP Group S.p.A., controlled by the private equity fund Summit Partners, in connection with the €70 million Eurobond private placement issuance for the acquisition of the dental clinics group Giovanni Bona, owned by AB Holding S.p.A., and in connection with a tap issuance for the acquisition of the Italian group of dental clinics Dentadent.

A syndicate of banks including BNP Paribas, UniCredit and Banca IMI in connection with a €180 million term financing to Rina S.p.A. for the acquisition of Edif Group Limited.