30 MILLION EUROS OF FUNDING FOR FERA FROM A POOL OF BANKS WHICH CONSIST OF INTESA SANPAOLO, BPCE LEASE & NATIXIS
2021 two wind farms will be built in the province of Savona
Milan, 10th February 2021 – FERA SRL, a leading Milanese operator active in the renewable energy sector of electricity generation, through the subsidiary Aleramo, obtained a loan of 30 million euros from a pool of banks consisting of Intesa Sanpaolo, BPCE Lease Italia and Natixis. The operation will allow for the construction and management of two wind farms with a total power of 20.8 MW in the municipalities of Cairo Montenotte and Pontinvrea in the province of Savona during the year.
FERA SRL (Fabbrica Energie Rinnovabili Alternative) has been operating since 2001 in the renewable energy sector, selling the electricity that it produces exclusively from renewable sources (wind and biogas). FERA is a leader in Liguria in the production of energy from wind sources with approximately 58% of the installed capacity and in Northern Italy with approximately 36%. The company has also launched a charging service for electric cars – via the subsidiary company RICARICA – which to date has 30 charging points which offer energy produced exclusively from renewable sources, at the most competitive prices on the market. The activity of the FERA Group is constantly aligned with best practice criteria recognized at national and international level. Website: www.ferasrl.it
The Intesa Sanpaolo Group has developed financing and consulting products to boost and support the Green Economy with a willingness to finance the implementation of the European green deal in Italy through 50 billion euros of new loans to support the green economy.
With a total capacity financed at the end of 2020 of over 4 GW, BPCE Lease occupies a leading position in the financing of renewable energy in France, intervening in mature or innovative technologies. Thanks to its great technical skills, it has accompanied the ecological transition of large groups and SMEs since 2003.
International law firm DLA Piper acting alongside Natixis, a co-arranger bank together with Intesa Sanpaolo, as well as assisting lenders and hedging banks, took care of the preparation and negotiation of all financial documentation relating to the project. The team was coordinated by partner Giovanni Ragnoni Bosco Lucarelli and made up of lawyers Claudio D’Alia, project manager of the operation and Francesco Chericoni in addition to Alessandra Fanelli and Emanuele Sornaga. Partner Germana Cassar and lawyer Alessia Marconi took care of the administrative and regulatory profiles. This is addition to Koinè ( a Milanese corporate law firm ) headed by lawyer Antonio Schiavo, who assisted Aleramo SRL.
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Intesa Sanpaolo is a main bank in Italy and one of the most solid and profitable European banks. It offers commercial banking, corporate investment banking, asset management and insurance services. The Intesa Sanpaolo Group has approximately 14.6 million customers in Italy, served through its digital and traditional channels, and 7.2 million client abroad, where it operates with subsidiary banks operating in commercial banking in 12 countries in Central and Eastern Europe aswell as the Middle East and North Africa and an international network specialized in supporting corporate customers in 26 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is recognized as one of the most sustainable banks in the world.
For the Group, creating value means being a growth engine for society and the economy. In the environmental field, it has created a fund of 6 billion euros for the circular economy. It promotes significant projects of economic inclusion and poverty reduction, including an impact fund of 1.5 billion euros of loans to categories of subjects with difficulty in accessing credit. Intesa Sanpaolo is strongly committed to its own cultural activities and in collaboration with other entities in Italy and abroad, including permanent and temporary exhibitions of its vast artistic heritage at the Gallerie d’Italia, the Group’s museums in Milan, Naples, Vicenza and soon Turin.
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Natixis is a French multinational which specializes in wealth management, corporate & investment banking, insurance and payments. Controlled by Groupe BPCE, the second largest banking group in France through its two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, Natixis has nearly 16,000 employees in 38 countries. Its clients include corporations, financial institutions, sovereign and supranational organizations, as well as clients of Groupe BPCE’s networks. Listed on the Paris stock exchange, Natixis has a solid financial footing with a Basel 3 primary capital of € 11.8 billion, a Basel III CET1 ratio of 11.7% and long-term quality rating (Standard & Poor’s: A+ / Moody’s: A1 / Fitch Rating: A+).
1 Based on CRR-CRD4 (report dated June 26, 2013), including the Danish compromise without phase-in
Data as of 30/09/2020
BPCE Lease is a BPCE Group company specializing in rental financing, and is part of the Financial Solutions and Skills Division (SEF). A key player in leasing in France, BPCE Lease assists companies and professionals in all their real estate and instrumental investment projects, and offers a set of integrated solutions among the broadest on the market: instrumental and real estate leasing, financial leasing, long term car rental, renewable energy financing, IT operating leasing and nautical leasing.
BPCE Lease works with all types of customers: large companies, SMEs, institutions, social economy stakeholders, professionals and individuals.