Caterina Napoli

Senior Associate

Caterina Napoli has deep experience in banking and financial matters, structured finance, real estate finance, and real estate, as well as in civil law matters and litigation.

Caterina handles virtually all aspects of banking and finance transactions, drafting contracts for the financing and restructuring of loans, as well as collateral documents. She has been involved in several bond issuances and major securitizations with top Italian and foreign banking institutions and international funds, including matters relating to portfolios of receivables towards public entities.

Caterina represents clients in transactions involving the purchase, sale, financing, and lease of high-value real estate properties, and has performed due diligence relating to the acquisition of numerous real estate properties.

Concentrations

  • Banking and financial services
  • Structured finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate
  • Corporate
  • Litigation

Capabilities

Experience

  • Assisted a primary financial intermediary in the Italian market in a securitization programme, structured on a revolving basis, concerning ten portfolios of distressed commercial receivables vis-à-vis national healthcare entities, for an aggregate amount of Euro 450,000,000.°
  • Assisted two main international funds in structuring a Euro 85,150,000 securitization transaction with underlying real estate assets.°
  • Assisted the originator and sub-servicer, an Italian bank, in a Euro 400,000,000 securitization transaction concerning receivable vis-à-vis public entities, with a collateralized bridge loan of Euro 100,000,000.°
  • Assisted a primary Italian factoring company in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector - acting as originator and sub-servicer - in structuring a Euro 194,000,000 securitization, a Euro 250,000,000 securitization and a Euro 70,000,000 securitization.°
  • Assisted the originator and sub-servicer, an Italian financial institution, in two revolving securitization transactions, each for a value of a Euro 150,000,000, concerning performing receivables vis-à-vis national public entities.°
  • Assisted the issuer, an Italian joint stock company, in the collateralized issuance of Euro 120,000,000 class A and class B bonds listed in the Vienna Stock Exchange.°
  • Assisted main international investors in structuring a Euro 19,246,000 securitization transaction, with underlying real estate assets.°
  • Assisted a client in the negotiation and execution of a syndicated term loan agreement for the amount of Euro 192,500,000, entered into with a pool of national banks represented by a primary Italian bank as global coordinator.°
  • Assisted a client in the negotiation and execution of a syndicated term loan agreement for the amount of Euro 110,000,000, entered into with a pool of national and international banks represented by a primary Italian bank.°
  • Assisted a client in the negotiation and execution of a secured term loan agreement for the amount of Euro 100,000,000 granted by a primary EU Bank.°
  • Assisted a client in the negotiation and execution of a revolving loan agreement for the amount of Euro 75,000,000, entered into with a primary Italian bank.°
  • Assisted a client in the negotiation and execution of a syndicated term loan agreement for the amount of Euro 255,000,000, entered into with a pool of national banks represented by a primary Italian bank.°
  • Assisted several clients in the negotiation and execution of loans granted by Italian primary banks for amounts up to Euro 50,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the acquisition, financing and development of a shopping center in Rome, value Euro 45,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the acquisition and financing of a shopping center in Trieste, value Euro 39,000,000.°
  • Assisted a client in the sale of a shopping center in Rome, value Euro 65,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the acquisition, financing and letting of an office building complex near Milan, value Euro 28,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the acquisition, financing, refurbishment and letting of an office building complex in Milan, value Euro 27,000,000.°
  • Assisted a client in the acquisition of an office building complex in the northern area of Milan, value Euro 22,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the acquisition, financing, development and letting of an office building in Rome, value Euro 50,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the sale of a shopping center in Genoa, value € 140,000,000.°
  • Assisted an international investment fund in the sale of three building complex in Milan and Rome, for an aggregate amount of around 250,000,000.°
  • Assisted several clients in the acquisition, financing, development and letting of logistic centers located in various Italian regions, for an aggregate value of around Euro 350,000,000.°
  • Assisted several clients in the acquisition, financing, development and letting of real estate properties intended for office or industrial use, for single amounts up to Euro 25,000,000.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Napoli prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Senior Associate, Italian boutique law firm, 2001-2005
  • Assistant Chair of Private International Law, University of Siena, 1990-1999

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Milan Bar Association, 2004-Present

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Siena
Admissions
  • Italy
Languages
  • Italian, Native
  • English
  • French