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Norton Rose Fulbright advises bank consortium on the approval for the sale of a 59.4 per cent stake in an Italian hospital concession holder | Global law firm | Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright advises bank consortium on the approval for the sale of a 59.4 per cent stake in an Italian hospital concession holder

September 21, 2018


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Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a group of banks, including The Royal Bank of Scotland, the European Investment Bank, Crédit Agricole CIB, UniCredit and Banca IFIS, which provided financing to Veneta Sanitaria Finanza di Progetto S.p.A., the concession holder for Ospedale dell’Angelo di Venezia-Mestre (also known as the New Hospital in Mestre), in relation to the approval for the sale of a 59.4 per cent stake in the hospital concession holder by Astaldi S.p.A. and its subsidiary Astaldi Concessioni S.p.A., to Core Infrastructure II S. à r. l., a Luxembourg company controlled by Mirova S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of OSTRUM Asset Management Group (formerly Natixis Asset Management).

This is the second acquisition by Mirova S.A. in Italy since becoming a shareholder of Aton per il Progetto S.r.l, a project company that manages the concession for the design, construction and management of the new hospital technology centre of Udine’s Polytechnic Institute and a connected urban district heating network.

The New Hospital in Mestre, a state-of-the-art centre of healthcare excellence in Italy and Europe, with 680 beds, occupies a total surface area of 260,000 sqm and has been operational since April 2008.

The Norton Rose Fulbright team was led by partner Arturo Sferruzza, with Elisabetta Negrini (Of counsel).

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