Carlo Massini

Carlo Massini

Partner, Milan

Email carlo.massini@​

Phone +39 02 7202521

Fax +39 02 72025252

LanguagesEnglish, Italian, German

Practice groupFinance

Carlo Massini is ranked as Leading Lawyer for Banking and Finance

IFLR 1000 2014

Carlo Massini has over 15 years of experience in the legal arena, going through New York, London, Rome and Milan. Carlo Massini is a Banking and Finance partner in our Milan office and qualified in Italy and New York. Carlo leads a talented team of lawyers handling domestic and cross-border financing transactions as well as providing precious assistance to lenders, developers and investors. Whether the deal is about real estate, corporate finance transaction, an acquisition or asset finance deal or project finance transaction, Carlo will always provide his prompt support to his clients.

His wide experience in these areas and his passion for his job, aids him in providing the best solution to clients' needs and also anticipate potential issues before they arise. Carlo often joins local and international conferences and events in the field as speaker on financial themes.

Awards and recognitions


Carlo Massini is ‘customer-oriented’
Legal 500 EMEA


Carlo Massini is ranked as Leading Lawyer for Banking and Finance
IFLR 1000


Carlo Massini is praised for his ‘commitment, legal knowledge, experience of negotiations and language skills’
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Law Degree (Laurea in Giurisprudenza), Università di Ferrara, Italy

LL.M., University of San Diego, USA

Representative experience

Advising a company vehicle of the Qatari ruling family on the acquisition of 2 five star hotels in Italy.

Advising a primary operator of rail transportation services in the €1,5bn credit facilities arranged by a pool of primary domestic and international investment banks.

Advising Alpha Trains on its €1,25bn debt refinancing, with a group of lenders comprising Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and UBS Investment Bank.

Advising the Sponsor and project SPV on the €65m project financing facilities of a PV plant in Salerno (the first PV PPP in Italy) with MPS, ING Bank and Unicredit.

Advising the project company on the €200m financing of the Mestre Hospital (the first hospital PPP project financing in Italy), including a refinancing facility by EIB.

Advising FMS Wertmanagement, established for the stabilisation of Hypo Real Estate, on the transfer of loan portfolio held by DEPFA Bank plc in Italy.

Advising a primary international bank on the €170m financing of an office property development in Milan, and disposal to a real estate investment fund.

Advising a primary international bank on a US$250m trade finance facility secured by revolving collateral on stock deposited in Italy.

Advising an international debt fund and a primary international bank on the €70m unitranche facilities to a corporate group in the education sector.

Advising 21 Investimenti SGR S.p.A. on the €54 million credit facilities made available for the acquisition of Forno d'Asolo S.p.A. by a pool of lenders led by Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna.

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