Andrea Pinto is the partner responsible for the finance and restructuring practice in the firm’s Milan office. He focuses his practice in advising both lending institutions and borrowers in real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance and restructuring matters. He has relevant experience in the finance and restructuring & insolvency sectors and has represented banks, financial institutions and corporate clients in very high value and sophisticated commercial and industrial debt restructuring transactions. He also assists clients in turnaround transactions and in the preparation, negotiation, and implementation of corporate and debt restructuring plans. He gained significant experience in restructuring structured finance debt (e.g. CMBS, REF, leverage financings).
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Pinto practiced at an Italian independent law firm and at another international law firm in Milan. Andrea Pinto has been seconded for one year with Barclays Bank PLC in London in the international lending department (2006).
Andrea Pinto has been recognized by Chambers Global as leading individual for Banking and Restructuring.
“Andrea Pintoof K&L Gates is highly regarded by interviewees: "He is reactive and quick – you never have to chase him.” Pinto is active on both the creditor and debtor side, with recent work focusing on debt and loan portfolio restructurings.” (Chambers Global 2014)
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Pinto practiced at an Italian independent law firm and at another international law firm in Milan. Andrea has been seconded for one year with Barclays Bank PLC in the international lending department (2007).