Nino Di Bartolomeo
Nino Di Bartolomeo is a banking and finance lawyer based in Sydney. He is national head of corporate and institutional finance.
Nino’s particular expertise is in project and structured finance, corporate finance, international finance, commercial, property, asset and construction finance and derivatives work. He has acted on numerous high-profile transactions, including limited recourse and non-recourse financing, syndicated financing, infrastructure financing, resource financing, construction financing, equipment financing, leveraged management buy-out financing and takeover financing.
Nino was the lead partner acting for the Bank of China in three syndicated loan deals to Telstra for the equivalent amount of AU$1.5 billion. He also acted for the Bank of China in the historic AU$1.5 billion resources acquisition by China Minmetals of Oz Minerals. Nino also acted for Bank of China on the funding of another of the landmark takeovers in Australia of 2009 of the coal miner Felix Resources Ltd by one of China's major coal miners Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Ltd. The transaction value was approximately A$3.5 billion
Nino was profiled as a leading banking & finance lawyer in the 2009 edition of Best Lawyers®, and recommended in the 2009 edition of Asia Pacific Legal500 in Banking and Finance where he is described as "faultless". In the June 2009 edition of Australasian Legal Business’ Banking & Finance Law Guide, he was mentioned as “very professional in matters that transpired in multiple Australasian jurisdictions” and profiled as one of the 20 leading lawyers in banking and finance throughout Australasia.