Intesa Sanpaolo and Rubicon Capital Advisors to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets

Intesa Sanpaolo and Rubicon Capital Advisors to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN / DUBLIN, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Intesa Sanpaolo Group to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets with a leading independent global investment banking advisory firm, Rubicon Capital Advisors.

The partnership is part of a broader strategy of Intesa Sanpaolo’s Corporate & Investment Banking Division (CIB), to strengthen the Group’s origination and distribution platform.

“As part of the Group’s 2018-2021 Business Plan, we have begun to transform our traditional business model towards a model which will allow us to enhance our effectiveness abroad, expanding our customer base and improving our commercial offering, while maintaining strong control over risk. This collaboration with Rubicon, a leading international player, supports these objectives as well as our ambitions to grow in the world of structured finance,” said Mauro Micillo, Head of the CIB Division of Intesa Sanpaolo and Chief Executive Officer of Banca IMI.

Rubicon CEO Conor Kelly commented: “We are delighted to partner with Intesa Sanpaolo, one of Europe’s largest and most entrepreneurial banks, in this exciting new initiative. This strategic partnership will enable Rubicon to provide its global network of clients with balance sheet capacity and further enhances our product offering within the global infrastructure, energy and utilities markets.”

Intesa Sanpaolo

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group formed by the merger of two major Italian banks, Banca Intesa and Sanpaolo IMI. Intesa Sanpaolo has a market capitalisation of 32.1 billion euro (1), it is among the top banking groups in the euro zone. It is the leader in Italy in all business areas (retail, corporate, and wealth management). The Group has 11.8 million customers through a network of approximately 4,100 branches well distributed throughout the country with market shares no lower than 12% in most Italian regions. Intesa Sanpaolo has a strategic international presence, with approximately 1,100 branches and 7.3 million customers, comprising subsidiaries operating in commercial banking in 12 countries in Central Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern and North African areas and an international network of specialists in support of corporate customers across 25 countries, in particular in the Middle East and North Africa and in those areas where Italian companies are most active, such as the United States, Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Rubicon Capital Advisors

One of the world’s leading investment banking firms, Rubicon is focused solely on the infrastructure, energy & utilities sectors. It has offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with further expansion plans in 2019, the firm has a truly global reach. Rubicon has closed on the sale, acquisition or refinancing of over 100 essential infrastructure, energy & utilities assets located across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia with a combined enterprise value in excess of USD $50 billion since inception in 2011. Rubicon is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and is EEA Authorised to carry out regulated activities in the U.K. under the Financial Conduct Authority and operates on a freedom of services basis in the EU. The firm’s U.S. affiliate is a member of FINRA and SIPC and registered as a broker-dealer with the SEC. Learn more about the firm at: and by following Rubicon Capital Advisors on LinkedIn.

Media contacts:

Intesa Sanpaolo
Media Relations – Corporate & Investment Banking and International Media
Tel. +390287962052

Rubicon Capital Advisors
Media Contact – Tom Weirich
T: +1 212 974 2615

SOURCE: Intesa Sanpaolo


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