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All the advisors in the sale of the former railway station of Porta Romana in Milan

Milan, 25 November 2022 – On 24 November 2022, the “Porta Romana” real estate investment fund – promoted and managed by COIMA SGR and underwritten by Covivio, Prada Holding and the COIMA ESG City Impact fund – following the public competitive procedure called by the FS Italiane Group in November 2020, finalised the purchase of the former Porta Romana railway station area for 180 million euros.


The development of the area for the realization of a functional mix will contribute to redefine the urban fabric of the district both with reference to public spaces and private functions. The area, which occupies a surface of approximately 20 hectares, will also host in an initial phase the Olympic Village for the Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Games with accommodation for Olympic and Paralympic athletes.


BonelliErede assisted Fondo Porta Romana for the transactional profiles with a team led by partner and member of the Real Estate Focus Team Alessandro Balp and composed of senior associate Samuel Ghizzardi and associate Federica Maria Charlotte Fioretto for the corporate and real estate aspects and by partners Paolo Daino and Vittorio Allavena. The financial profiles of the transaction were handled by partner Emanuela Da Rin and associate Nicoletta Di Bari.


The law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with partner Claudio Cera and Saverio Schiavone, Felice Iozzo and, for administrative law profiles, Giampaolo Grechi, assisted FS Sistemi Urbani S.r.l. – Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane. For financial and industrial aspects, FS Sistemi Urbani was assisted by Mediobanca S.p.A..


Studio Belvedere Inzaghi & Partners – BIP, with co-founder partner Guido Alberto Inzaghi and senior lawyer Luca Ravazzani, assisted Fondo Porta Romana in relation to the urban planning and construction process of the transformation project.


Maisto e Associati assisted Fondo Porta Romana in relation to the tax aspects of the transaction with a team composed of partners Marco Valdonio and Cesare Silvani and associate Francesco Semonella.


Legance assisted Prada Holding in connection with the relations between the Fund’s shareholders in the development proceedings, with a team consisting of partner Giuseppe Abbruzzese, managing associate Davide Rossi and senior associate Federica Toscano.


McDermott Will & Emery, with a team composed of Giancarlo Castorino, Francesco Romeo and Nicolò Perricone, assisted Intesa Sanpaolo in relation to the legal profiles connected to the financing granted in support of the overall transaction.


The notarial aspects were managed by Dr. Paola Avondola.