Carbonetti e Associati advised SIFI, an Italian ophthalmic pharmaceutical company that provides solutions for the treatment of eye diseases, on a loan granted by a pool of five banks (assisted by Simmons & Simmons) and backed by the Italian Guarantee issued by SACE. The aim of the measure was to support the company in the context of Italy’s post-pandemic recovery.
The transaction, for a total amount of 34.4 million euros, involved Banco BPM as agent bank, custodian bank and SACE Agent, as well as Intesa Sanpaolo, Banca del Mezzogiorno – Mediocredito Centrale, Creval, BPER and Banco BPM itself as arranging banks, bookkeepers and lending banks.
Carbonetti e Associati assisted SIFI with a team led by Managing Partner Fabrizio Carbonetti and including Partner Matteo Morselli. Simmons & Simmons assisted the pool of lenders with a team made up of partner Davide D’Affronto, managing partner Fabrizio Nebuloni and interns Francesco Burla and Luigi Terenzio Trigona.