Starwood Capital Group’s Acquisition Of Energy Park in Milan


Starwood Capital was advised by Knight Frank Italia and Allen & Overy. COIMA SGR was advised by DLA Piper, Studio BIP, LED TAXAND, BNP Paribas RE Advisory and GVA Redilco.

COIMA SGR S.p.A. announced the sale of Energy Park, a LEED Platinum business mark located in Milan’s outskirts, fully let to primary-standing international corporates such as Nokia, SAP, Esprinet, and Stanley Black&Decker.

COIMA SGR sold Energy Park to an investment fund, whose investor is a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group, a global private investment firm focused on real estate and energy investments.

COIMA SGR, authorized by Banca d’Italia in 2007, is an independent leader in the asset management of real estate investment funds on behalf of Italian and international institutional investors. Today, COIMA SGR manages 22 real estate investment funds, with over Euro 5 billion in fully operational investments, including management mandates, and counts within its portfolio over 150 properties, including over 40 LEED certified or pre-certified buildings.

Allen & Overy advised Starwood with a team led by partner Paolo Nastasi (Picture), with associate Francesca Croci and trainee Nicolò Baruffi; counsel Milena Linguanti, senior associate Luca Di Lorenzi and trainee Emanuele Cossa; partner Pietro Scarfone, Marco Mazzola and trainee Arnaldo Mitola; associate Roberta Errico and trainee Flavia Frascati.

DLA Piper advised COIMA with a team led by Francesco De Blasio, partner, and Francesco Macrì, lead lawyer, Giulia Minetti Floccari, lawyer, Giampiero Priori, lead lawyer, and Martina Franchini, lawyer.

Belvedere Inzaghi & Partners advised with the founding partner Guido Alberto Inzaghi and partner Simone Pisanii.

LED Taxand acted for COIMA on tax matters with partner Jean-Paul Baroni.

Linklaters advised the banks with a team led by Lilia Lani, managing associate, and Filippo Nola, trainee.

Clifford Chance advised Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch with a team led by partner Giuseppe De Palma and Tanja Svetina, senior associate Luca Maria Chieffo and Alice Reali and trainee Giuseppe Chiaula. Partner Claudio Cerabolini with senior associate Angela Benincasa advised on real estate profile.

GOP advised COIMA with partner Davide Braghini, and Luca Milesi.

Involved fees earner: Nicolò Baruffi – Allen & Overy; Emanuele Cossa – Allen & Overy; Francesca Croci – Allen & Overy; Luca di Lorenzi – Allen & Overy; Milena Linguanti – Allen & Overy; Paolo Nastasi – Allen & Overy; Guido Alberto Inzaghi – Belvedere Inzaghi & Partners (BIP); Simone Pisani – Belvedere Inzaghi & Partners (BIP); Angela Benincasa – Clifford Chance; Claudio Cerabolini – Clifford Chance; Giuseppe Chiaula – Clifford Chance; Luca Maria Chieffo – Clifford Chance; Giuseppe De Palma – Clifford Chance; Alice Reali – Clifford Chance; Tanja Svetina – Clifford Chance; Francesco De Blasio – DLA Piper; Martina Franchini – DLA Piper; Francesco Macrì – DLA Piper; Giulia Minetti Floccari – DLA Piper; Giampiero Priori – DLA Piper; Davide Braghini – Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners; Luca Milesi – Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners; Jean-Paul Baroni – LED Taxand;

Law Firms: Allen & Overy; Belvedere Inzaghi & Partners (BIP); Clifford Chance; DLA Piper; Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners; LED Taxand;

Clients: Coima SGR; Deutsche Bank AG London Branch; Starwood Capital Group;