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Pierpaolo is a Partner in the Finance department in Italy.
His work focuses on project finance transactions. He has assisted major national and international players in energy related financing and refinancing deals and he has participated in the negotiations and drafting phases, with both clients and counterparties, in relation to energy and infrastructure projects on international basis.
Pierpaolo has also gained a significant experience in drafting, negotiating and managing national and international EPC, DBO and O&M contracts as well as projects contracts.
In addition, Pierpaolo has a considerable experience in national and international contract law, corporate law and M&A.
He has also acted as advisor for investment banks on major national and international acquisition as well as on restructuring transaction related to international group companies carrying out business in the infrastructure and energy field. Moreover, he has worked for two years in a major investment bank in London working on renewable energy deals (corporate and project finance transactions) in the European market sector.
He graduated with full marks from the University “Roma Tre” of Rome in 2000 and later obtained a Master in Business Law from the Business School of Il Sole 24 Ore, where he currently teaches Finance Law and Project Finance in Master courses. He was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2003 and then as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales in 2009.
Prior to joining WFW, Pierpaolo worked at Bonelli Erede Studio Legale. He has also worked for Allen & Overy in both Rome and London offices.
Pierpaolo is ranked among the world’s leading Energy lawyers (Who’s Who Legal Energy 2017), as well as in Band A in the Energy and Finance areas in Italy (Legalcommunity, Finance and Energy Reports 2017). In 2016 he was recognised as “Rising Star” in project finance (Legalcommunity Energy Awards) and praised for his “outstanding problem-solving attitude and prompt response to any and all client queries”. In 2013 and 2014 he was recognised as ‘recommended’ individual for Banking & Finance and Energy by the international legal directory Legal500.
L’Avv. Pierpaolo Mastromarini è entrato a far parte di Watson Farley & Williams a Roma nel dicembre 2014 in qualità di partner.
La sua attività è focalizzata principalmente su operazioni di finanza di progetto ed operazioni relative al settore infrastrutture. L’Avv. Mastromarini ha assistito i maggiori operatori nonché le principali banche di investimento in operazioni M&A e di finanziamento, a livello nazionale e internazionale, riguardanti diverse transazioni di primo rilievo nel settore delle energie ed infrastrutture. Ha inoltre prestato consulenza a banche d’investimento in operazioni riguardanti il settore delle energie rinnovabili, real estate e di finanza strutturata.
Pierpaolo ha seguito nel passato il primo progetto di efficienza energetica/ lighting in Italia occupandosi sia degli aspetti di corporate governance inerenti la JV tra un soggetto investitore istituzionale e IBT Lighting Spa. Sta ad oggi seguendo operazioni di efficienza energetica in Italia e all’estero assistendo ESCO, investitori su consorzi e piattaforme infrastrutturali (tra i clienti Reios Srl). E’ inoltre esperto di operazioni di PPP e finanza pubblica assistendo operatori e banche nella strutturazione di project finance.