Baker McKenzie's Banking & Finance team assisted Sardaleasing S.p.A. (BPER Leasing) in all legal and tax aspects in relation to the 1.1 billion Euros securitization of receivables arising out of financial leasing contracts, financed through the issue of limited recourse securities listed for the senior part at the Dublin Stock Exchange with A (high) (sf) rating by DBRS and A (sf) by S & P, and structured to provide a guarantee for the monetary policy operations program of the parent company, BPER Banca SpA, at the European Central Bank.

The Baker McKenzie team was led by Counsel Carlo Lichino, with the assistance of Danila Quetti and Laura Conversa, and involvement of Counsel Francesco Florenzano for tax aspects. The financial advisor and arranger of the transaction was Zenith Service S.p.A., who was also the Corporate Servicer, Master Servicer and Calculation Agent.

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