Federico Barbàra

Federico Barbàra

Partner

Federico has a long time and extensive experience in domestic and international real estate; he advises national and international clients, including re-funds, in a wide range of transactions (acquisition, disposal, development, management of real estate assets and real estate portolios) having any level of complexity (acquisition of assets through NPL purchase or bankruptcy procedure, partnerships etc).

He is competent in all practices ancillary and/or related to real estate as real estate restructuring, construction agreements, commercial leases, real estate finance, fund rules. He also advises on Hospitality and Leisure transactions.

He also is specialized in M&A, having advised numerous purchases and sales of companies, MBO, LBO other extraordinary transactions.

Concentrations

  • Acquisition/Disposition
  • Development
  • Financial Transactions
  • Hospitality
  • RE workouts and restructuring
  • Lease Agreements
  • Reconstruction/Redevelopment
  • Loans sales and purchases
  • Preferred equity investments
  • Construction agreements
  • Acquisition bridge and mezzanine loans

Capabilities

Experiencia

Acted for:

  • a 130 SPV vehicle participated by a U.S. private equity investor on the acquisition of the shares of Italian real estate fund and loans backed by a portfolio of residential assets in Milan;
  • an Italian real estate fund participated by a Chinese institutional investor on the redevelopment of a € 300.000.000,00 trophy building in the centre of Milan
  • an Italian real estate fund participated by a US institutional Investor on the € 10 million commercial lease of an office building located in Milan
  • a 130 SPV vehicle participated by a US investor in the acquisition of a portfolio of loans backed by a portfolio of hotels in Italy
  • an Italian real estate fund on the sale of a € 60.000.000 logistic platform located near Milan
  • an Italian developer on the issuance of a € 130 million bond for the development of two trophy buildings in Rome and Venice
  • one of the biggest European healthcare group on the acquisition and development of a new € 400.000.000 hospital in Milan
  • for an Italian real estate fund participated by net worth individuals on the development of a 500.000 sm logistic site located near Verona
  • for an Italian developer on the € 380 mil acquisition and development of a 1 mil square meters site located north of Milan°
  • Italian real estate company on the restructuring of its € 150 mill indebtedness.°
  • real estate company of the Italian railways company on the rezoning and development of a site in Bergamo
  • an Italian real estate investment fund, participated by an Italian institutional investor, on the acquisition of a property located in the centre of Rome, Via Po.
  • an Italian asset management company owned by a major Italian insurance company on the acquisition of a trophy asset in the centre of Milan
  • an Italian asset management company owned by a major Italian insurance company on the sale of a trophy asset in Milan, via Fulvio Testi
  • an Italian real estate fund participated by Italian pension funds on the acquisition of a trophy asset building in Corso Italia in Milan
  • an Italian real estate fund participated by a French institutional investor on the acquisition of a portfolio of offices located in Lombardy and Piemonte.
  • an Italian developer on the sale of a rented Retail Park in San Giuliano Milanese.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Barbàra prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Before joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, Federico worked as partner in other prominent Italian law firms.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Federico has been awarded with the 2018 Best Real Estate Practice award by legalcommunity magazine.
  • Legal 500, Federico Barbara “takes care of every detail.
  • Member, Rome Bar Association
  • He is a lecturer in corporate law Masters of the Business School of Sole 24 Ore.

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., summa cum laude, La Sapienza University of Rome
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Italy
Languages
  • Italian, Nativo
  • Inglés
  • French