Francesco Romeo - McDermott Will & Emery


Francesco focuses his practice in real estate and acquisition financing, where he gained a 20-years’ experience mainly advising Italian and foreign lenders in both domestic and cross-border transactions. He has also assisted in complex debt restructurings transactions.


  • Advised a pool of several lenders representing the most important domestic and international banks operating in Italy, in the context of an approximately Euro 1 billion refinancing transaction in favor of an REIF participated by a foreign sovereign investment authority and managed by an Italian leading real estate operator, concerning a central district in Milan, which represents one of the most renown and significant real estate development project in Europe in the past years.
  • Assistance in favor of a pool of domestic and international lenders in connection with an approximately Euro 400mln senior facility in favor of a vehicle owned by an Italian public investor controlled by Italian Ministry of Finance, in connection with a prime and large real estate complex located in Rome also in light of an important fit-out program in progress aimed at hosting the office of a leading Italian energy company.

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  • The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021


University of Milan, JD, 2000
New York University School of Law, LLM, Corporate and Commercial Law, 2005

Milan, 2003
New York, 2007

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