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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners with A2A in the acquisition of a portfolio of 39 photovoltaic plants

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted A2A Rinnovabili S.p.A. in the acquisition of a portfolio of 39 photovoltaic plants throughout Italy for a total capacity of 43MW held by 9 SPV owned by TS Energy Italy S.p.A., an Italian subsidiary of the Chinese group Zhongli Talesun Solar Groupe.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to MutuiOnline Group in the acquisition of 100% of Eagle & Wise S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Gruppo MutuiOnline S.p.A., a company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (STAR segment), in the definition of the agreements related to the acquisition of the 100% of the share capital of Eagle & Wise Services S.p.A., leader company in the real estate appraisals and real estate technical services addressed to financial services operators.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Paolo Bottelli in the sale of 35% of Kryalos to Blackstone.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Paolo Bottelli in the sale of 35% of the share capital of Kryalos Investment S.r.l (holding the 100% of Kryalos SGR S.p.A.) to Blackstone.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Italmobiliare and the financing banks in the acquisition of the GPL division of Lampogas Group from Autogas

After the acquisition, Autogas Group will be recognized on the Italian market among the leaders in the GPL distribution with revenues equal to about half billion.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Bruno Gattai wins first place in LegalCommunity’s ranking of Best 50 Lawyers.

Bruno Gattai, one of the founding partners of the firm Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, wins first place in the special annual ranking “Best 50” lawyers in Italy, performed by Legalcommunity.it

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Vetropack for the requalification of the ex-area SAFFA

Vetropack, Swiss company leader in the European glass containers industry, signed a preliminary agreement for the acquisition from Reno de Medici, first Italian and second European producer of varnished recycled cardboard, of an area located in Boffalora Sopra Ticino where a new glassware of next-generation will be built.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to IREN Ambiente in the acquisition of 48.85% of SETA

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised IREN Ambiente, a company held by IREN Group, in the acquisition by SMC Smaltimenti Controllati – a company held by Waste Italia Group – of a business branch formed by 48.85% of the share capital of Società Ecologica Territorio Ambiente (SETA) and in the closing and post mortem management activities of the dump “O” in Chivasso.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to the Woolrich Group and its majority shareholders in the share transfer agreement with L-GAM

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised the majority shareholders of Woolrich International LTD in the sale of their participation to the Luxembourgish fund L-GAM Advisors Sarl, held by the royal family of Liechtenstein.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor in the deal on Seven-Invicta Group’s majority stake

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Di Stasio family, founders of Seven S.p.A. – leading company symbol of the backpacks and schoolbags made in Italy and owner of the notorious brand “Invicta”.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to HEXPOL AB in the acquisition of a majority stake in Mesgo S.p.A. from NB Aurora

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted HEXPOL AB, a Swedish industrial group specialized in polymer compounds listed on the Stockholm market NASDAQ OMX in the Large Cap segment, in the acquisition of a majority stake in Mesgo S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to Credimi in the entry of two new investors into its share capital

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Credimi S.p.A., an innovative fintech start-up, in the investment in the company’s share capital by United Ventures SGR S.p.A., an Italian independent venture capital management entity specialized in investments in innovative software and digital technologies companies, and Vertis SGR S.p.A., an independent asset management company active in private equity and venture capital funds management.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to DoveVivo in the acquisition of 100% of H4U

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised DoveVivo S.p.A., a company active in housing rentals, in the acquisition of the 100% share capital of H4U S.r.l., a company active in the residential properties’ management.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Cartiera dell’Adda in the acquisition of 80% of Industria Cartaria Pieretti

Cartiera dell’Adda S.r.l. completed the acquisition of the 80% stake of Industria Cartaria Pieretti S.p.A., historic company from Lucca active in the production of recycled paper and cardboard for industrial use. The merger of the two companies will form a group destined to become a leading European player in the production and marketing of paper and cardboard.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and DWF for the partnership between the Tages group and VAM Investments

Tages Group enters the private equity market together with Francesco Trapani by signing a strategic partnership with VAM Investments. Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and DWF acted as legal advisors in the deal.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to the minority shareholder of Pancioc in the entry of new private investors into its share capital

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team led by Gerardo Gabrielli and Andrea Taurozzi (Partners) and composed of Andrea Mossa and Jacopo Ceccherini (Associates), has advised the minority shareholder of Pancioc S.p.A., a leading company in the management of lunch café branded Panini Durini, in the entry of new private investors into its share capital.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor for the acquisition by Ardian of a majority stake in Corob Spa

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has been advisor to Ardian, a leading global private investment company, in the execution of an agreement with Wise SGR, assisted by Bonelli Erede, for the acquisition of a majority stake in Corob SpA, a leading global supplier of advanced tinting equipment and services for the paints and coatings industry.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Comas and Webber

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partner Stefano Catenacci and associates Lorenzo Fabbrini and Andrea Mossa, advised the shareholders of Comas and Webber, companies active in the sale of commercial information through the web, in the acquisition by Innolva, subsidiary of Tecnoinvestimenti Group.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to 21 Investimenti in the acquisition of Carton Pack.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with partner Stefano Catenacci and associates Michele Ventura and Maria Persichetti, for the M&A activity, and partner Gaetano Carrello and associate Marcello Legrottaglie, for the financing aspects, assisted 21 Investimenti in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Carton Pack, a company leader in the fruit and vegetables packaging based in Rutigliano (Bari).

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Vinci Energies in the acquisition of Sintesi Group (Sirecom)

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Vinci Energies Italia in the acquisition of Sintesi Group (Sirecom), specialized in services and solutions of ICT area, which counts members in Italy and United States with a revenue in 2017 of more than Euro 15 million.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to CVC in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Recordati S.p.A.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted, on the M&A and the management re-investment aspects, the funds managed by CVC Capital Partners in the agreement for the acquisition of a controlling stake in Recordati S.p.A. from Recordati Family.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor in the acquisition of 100% of Nadella

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and McDermott Will & Emery acted as legal advisors to the investment funds managed by ICG in the acquisition opf 100% of Nadella Group, leading company manufacturer linear axes and linear guides and other mechanical components.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Bruno Gattai Managing Partner of the Year at the LegalCommunity Corporate Awards 2018

Bruno Gattai was awarded as “Managing Partner of the Year” at the LegalCommunity Corporate Awards 2018.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Francesco Trapani in the acquisition of 51% of Geloso, Italian company active in the production of all natural ice cream bars

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Alessandro Dolce, Senior Associate Federico Michelini and Associate Diletta Camicia, assisted Francesco Trapani in the acquisition of 51% of Geloso, an Italian company producer of all natural ice cream bars on a stick.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Azimut in the acquisition of the business branch Sofia SGR

As a consequence of the acquisition, Azimut SGR, among other things, takes over the management of four mutual investment funds previously managed by Sofia SGR bringing its network to 40 financial advisors, who, up to the closing date, managed assets for an approximate value of Euro 950 million.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners adopts artificial intelligence from Luminance

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence to streamline the M&A due diligence processes of the Firm.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with “Freeda Media”

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted AG Digital Media - the first new generation Italian media company that talks through the digital brand “Freeda” to the young generation of millennial women

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Sistemi Logistica Srl in the acquisition of a participating stake in AB Holding, which holds a minority quote in BacktoWork24 S.r.l.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Sistemi Logistica S.r.l. in the acquisition by Mr. Alberto Bassi, of a participating stake equal to 35% of the corporate capital of AB Holding S.r.l., which holds a 26% stake in BacktoWork24 S.r.l.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: 21 lawyers ranked in “The Legal 500 2018”

“The Legal 500 2018” has been published. There are 21 lawyers ranked in 8 different practices confirming the experience and quality of the resources. In particular, the international directory mentioned our law firm amongst the top 5 Italian law firms market players and reports that “Gattai has experienced impressive growth in recent years”.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners creates a Fintech Taskforce

Within the Intellectual Property Meetings, a roundtable to discuss on “Smart Contract and ICO: blockchain following bitcoin” has been organized for April 19, 2018. The event sees the participation, in addition to the professionals of the Firm, of Ignazio Rocco di Torrepadula, CEO of Credimi Spa, Gian Luca Comandini, Co-Founder of Assobit, Marta Ghiglioni, FinTech Strategist, Marco Bassini - Bocconi University, Federico Panisi – Brescia University, Matteo Masserdotti, Founder and CEO of Two Hundred and Massimo Chiriatti, Client Technical Manager at IBM Italia.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to MutuiOnline Group in the acquisition of 50% of Agenzia Italia, aimed at creating a partnership with Gruppo Finanziaria Internazionale in BPO services for leasing and rental

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Gruppo MutuiOnline S.p.A., a company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (STAR segment), in the definition of the agreements related to the acquisition, with governance rights which allow the integral consolidation in the group results, of the 50% of the share capital of Agenzia Italia S.p.A., leader company in the BPO sector for leasing and long-term car rental, historically headed by Gruppo Finanziaria Internazionale.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor in the sale of Ceme from Investcorp to Investindustrial

The investment fund manager Investcorp completed the sale of Ceme, a company founded in 1974 which produces solenoid pumps and solenoid valves, to Investindustrial.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners appoints three new Equity Partners, Federico Bal, Valentina Lattanzi and Andrea Taurozzi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners continues its growth process and internal development strategy by appointing three new Equity Partners, Federico Bal, Valentina Lattanzi and Andrea Taurozzi.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor in the sale of Eurofiere S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Argenta Holdings S.àr.l., Giuseppe Turri and Andrea Carnevale in the sale of Eurofiere S.p.A., company active in temporary and interior retail, design, architecture and decoration of both exhibition stands and business offices, showrooms and concept stores, to Rooster S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to F2A Sr.l. in the acquisition of Consult Data S.r.l.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Stefano Catenacci and associates Maria Persichetti and Andrea Cerulli Irelli, assisted F2A S.r.l., a leading human resource administration and management services company, in the acquisition of Consult Data S.r.l. from its shareholders.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor in the acquisition of Figros Srl by AMF S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Laura Ortali and by Andrea Cerulli Irelli, assisted AMF S.p.A., company located in Bassano del Grappa and leader in the supply of accessories to the principal fashion brands, in the acquisition of Figros S.r.l.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the sale of Monviso S.r.l. from PM & Partners to Cerea Partenaire

PM & Partners SGR announces the sale of Monviso S.r.l., leading company specialised in bread substitutes, having functional gourmet and healthy features.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Chili in the investment of the Lavazza family in the company

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Chili in the entering of the Lavazza family in the company’s share capital with an investment of Euro 25 million. The Lavazza family has acquired a 25% stake of the company.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to Investcorp in the sale of CEME S.p.A. to Investindustrial

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Investcorp in the sale of CEME S.p.A. to Investindustrial for an enterprise value of Euro 285 million.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Joseph Oughourlian in his investment in Calcio Padova

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partner Alessandro Dolce, senior associate Federico Michelini and associate Diletta Camicia, assisted Joseph Oughourlian in the definition of the agreements in relation to the investment, through the controlled Luxembourg company J4A Holdings II S.à r.l., in Calcio Padova S.p.A..

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the acquisition by Mittel S.p.A. of a 75% controlling stake in I.M.C. – Industria Metallurgica Carmagnolese S.r.l.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised the investment firm Mittel S.p.A. on the binding agreement for the acquisition of a 75% controlling stake in I.M.C. - Industria Metallurgica Carmagnolese S.r.l., an Italian auto parts manufacturer.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to CDP Equity S.p.A. in entering the shareholding of Hotelturist

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted CDP Equity S.p.A. in entering the shareholding of Hotelturist with a 46% stake by means of a capital increase for the development of Gruppo TH Resorts’ expansion project.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Clessidra SGR in the sale of its stake in Buccellati

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted private equity fund Clessidra SGR S.p.A. in the sale of its stake in Buccellati Holding Italia, renowned Italian high-end jewelry brand, to the Chinese company Gangtai Group Corporation Limited

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, Eunomia e DLA Piper nell'operazione di acquisizione del 53% di Foodation da parte di Francesco Trapani

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners ha assistito Francesco Trapani nel suo ingresso nel settore della ristorazione attraverso l'acquisizione del 53% di Foodation, holding di catene di fast & casual dining nei settori della pizza con il brand "Briscola – Pizza Society", del kebab grastronomico attraverso Mariù e dell'hamburger con "Polpa – Burger Trattoria".

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Pedersoli Studio Legale in the acquisition of 49% participation of Giochi Preziosi held by Ocean Gold Global

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Gruppo Preziosi in the acquisition of 49% participation held by Ocean Gold Global in Giochi Preziosi.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to Aptos in the acquisition from TXT e-solutions of the Retail Division for Euro 85 milion

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners acted as legal advisor to Aptos Inc., a portfolio company of Apax Partners and market leader in retail technology solutions, in the acquisition of the Retail Division of TXT e-solutions S.p.A., a company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (STAR segment).

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Giochi Preziosi in the agreement with Artsana for the sale of 50% of its joint venture

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Giochi Preziosi in the agreement with Artsana for the sale of 50% of the joint venture held by Giochi Preziosi which controls Toy Center, Prenatal, Bimbo Store and King Jouet brand chain stores.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor in the transfer of CMI Group to Guangdong SACA

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted CMI Group, a leading company in the production of electrical appliances hinges, in the sale by ItalGlobal Partners of the company to Guangdong Xingye Investment LLC, holding company of the listed Chinese Group Guangdong Saca.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to the Tabacchi Family in the acquisition of Perini Navi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Tabacchi family in the definition of a partnership agreement for entering Perini Navi’s share capital with a 49.9% stake.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners appoints Nicola Brunetti as new office managing partner of the London office

Nicola Brunetti, is one of the Firm’s founding partners, specialized in M&A, Private Equity and Capital Markets dealing with both Italian and international clients.

Bruno Gattai is one of the six best Italian Corporate/M&A lawyers ranked as Star individual according to Chambers Global 2017

Bruno Gattai, founding partner of Studio Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has been ranked Star Individual for Corporate M&A according to Chambers Global 2017.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Autodistribution in the acquisition of three major auto parts distributors in Italy, the companies OVAM, Top Car and Ricauto.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the group owned by Autodistribution, company under French law, subsidiary of Bain Capital and active in the auto parts distribution, in the acquisition of three major parts distributors in Italy, the companies OVAM, Top Car and Ricauto, assisted by Studio tributario e legale Lo Maglio Colnago Giacosa Magnoni and by Studio TS Commercialisti Associati.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Bain Capital in the acquisition of Fintyre from BlueGem

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Bain Capital in the acquisition of Fintyre, leading distributor in Italy of replacement tyres, from BlueGem - assisted by Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to 21 Investimenti in the acquisition of a majority stake of the Gianni Chiarini Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted 21 Investimenti in the acquisition - through the investment fund “21 Investimenti III” managed by 21 Investimenti SGR - of a controlling participation in Gianni Chiarini Group, company active in the design, creation and distribution of Gianni Chiarini and GUM brand quality bags and accessories.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to BPER Banca in the acquisition of Nuova Cassa di Risparmio di Ferrara S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted BPER Banca in the acquisition, from Fondo Nazionale di Risoluzione, of 100% of the share capital of Nuova Cassa di Risparmio di Ferrara S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Stella Power in the sale of Wind Farm Monteverde

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Stella Power in the transfer to Gruppo Tozzi of its participation, equal to 100% of the share capital, in Wind Farm Monteverde, owner of a project for the construction, operation and maintenance of a 38 MW wind farm to be built in Lacedonia and Monteverde

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Legal Advisor to Clessidra SGR in the sale of its stake in Buccellati Holding S.p.A.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted private equity fund, Clessidra SGR S.p.A., in the sale of the majority stake in Buccellati Holding S.p.A., renowned Italian high-end jewelry brand.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor to UBI Banca in the sale of the real estate property in Milan, at Via Moscova 33

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Piero Albertario and Associate Nicola Martegani, assisted UBI Banca in the sale of the real estate property located in Via Moscova 33

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advises Cerved on Juliet acquisition

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Cerved Group S.p.A. in connection with the negotiation of an agreement with Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. aimed at a long-term partnership in the NPL sector.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the sale of VinService

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised the selling shareholders in the agreement for the sale of VinService S.r.l., a company specialized in the production of beer and beverages' tapping equipment

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Legal advisor of F2A in the acquisition of the 100% of Alpha Data Center Srl

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted F2A Srl in the acquisition of the 100% of Alpha Data Center S.r.L. from the partner Marco Agnoli. Alpha Dta Center S.r.L. is a company operating in the human resources outsourcing services.

Gattai,Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Alto Partners in the sale of Trevisanalat

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the private equity fund Alto Partners SGR SpA in the sale of Trevisanalat to Sabelli. The transaction has been financed by Intesa San Paolo and BNL

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners Advisor of RGI SpA in the acquisition of the French company Kapia Solutions SAS

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted RGI Spa, controlled by the investment funds managed by Ardian France, in the acquisition of the French company Kapia Solutions SAS by the current partners.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advisor of Index Ventures in the sale of Moleskine to D’Ieteren

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Index Ventures in the sale of a stake representing in aggregate 41% of Moleskine from Index Ventures and Syntegra Capital to D’Ieteren.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is among the first four Italian law firms

Legalcommunity carried out a Corporate and M&A market analysis, interviewing clients and law firms. Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners is among the market leaders with Gianni Origoni Grippo & Partners, Bonelli Erede and Chiomenti.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised Cerved in the acquisition of the business information going concern of Fox & Parker S.r.l

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A. in the acquisition of the business information going concern of Fox & Parker S.r.l. focused

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Baker & McKenzie advisor in the sale of Gruppo Tesar to Rauscher & Stoeklin

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Baker & McKenzie advised Sormani family in the sale of the entire corporate capital of Tesar, a leading company in the production of transformers, to the Swiss group R&S Group, controlled by the fund CGS III

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor of Cerved in the acquisition of 55% of Major 1

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partner Cataldo Piccarreta and associates Federico Michelini and Flavia Quitadamo, advised Cerved Information Solutions in the acquisition, through its subsidiary Cerved Group, of a 55% equity stake in Major 1

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advises RedSeed Ventures entering into Leaf Space's capital

RedSeed Ventures, together with a pool of institutional and private investors (Como Venture, Key Capital and PoliHub among the others), enters the capital of Leaf Space, a start-up constituted by Jonata Puglia, Michele Messina, Giovanni Pandolfi,Matteo Boiocchi and Caterina Siclari, aimed to help micro-satellite operators accessing the Space.

With Italmobiliare Group in the acquisition of Rosa Plast Due

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team composed of Luca Minoli (partner), Federico Bal (senior associate) and Flavia Quitadamo (associate), represented Sirap Gema (Italmobiliare Group) in the acquisition of Rosa Plast Due

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners “Law Firm of the Year 2016” at the Corporate M&A Awards 2016

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners was awarded Law Firm of the Year at the LegalCommunity Corporate M&A Awards 2016 held in Milan.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners in the acquisition of Corneliani

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised Investcorp in the acquisition of a majority stake in Corneliani, through the acquisition of an equity stake from the Corneliani family and underwriting of a capital increase.

Gattai in the acquisition of E-conomic International

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli, advised TeamSystem – italian company specialized in the development and distribution of software and services – in the acquisition of E-conomic International, a Danish cloud accounting business

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advisor to RINA S.p.A in the acquisition of Edif Group Limited.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted, for the Italian law aspects, RINA S.p.A. in the acquisition of the entire share capital of Edif Group Limited, a Phoenix Equity Partners portfolio company, for GBP 118.5 million.

Ardian completes the acquisition of F2A by Argos Soditic

The Antitrust Authority’s communication not to proceed with further investigations led to a positive completion of the sale of F2A, an Italian company active in integrated services in the field of human resources and administration, by the investment fund Argos Soditic to Ardian.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Cerved in the acquisition of 70% of PayClick

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Cerved Information Solutions in the acquisition of 70% of PayClick, a Digital Advertising company.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Advisor of Bauer S.p.A.

On April 11th 2016, Bauer S.p.A., as seller, and Aziende Agricole Favrin S.r.l., as buyer, have completed a transaction involving the sale and purchase of a shareholding stake representing 100% of the share capital of Società Agricola Aziende L. Bennati S.r.l..

With Cerved Credit Management S.p.A. in the execution of an agreement with BHW Bausparkasse AG - Italian branch

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Cerved Credit Management S.p.A. in the execution of an agreement with BHW Bausparkasse AG -Italian branch pertaining to a long-term industrial partnership for the management of non-performing loan (“NPLs”) originated by BHW-IT in the Italian territory.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Futura Group for the change of control of Holding Fortore Energia

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised Futura Group in the complex transaction for the change of control of Holding Fortore Energia – Fortore Group’s holding company

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the sale of the entire corporate capital of Solar Holding

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with a team led by partner Gerardo Gabrielli and senior associate Sara Rizzon assited Diamond Generating Europe, a Mitsubishi Corporation fully controlled company, and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan in the sale of the entire corporate capital of Solar Holding

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners: Legal Advisor of CIR in the agreement reached with F2i to purchase 46.7 % of KOS from Ardian.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised CIR - Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. - in the agreement reached between CIR and F2i with Ardian to purchase from the latter - for Euro 292 million - 46.7% of the company KOS, a company belonging to CIR Group among main Italian operators in the care-home sector.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Legal Advisor to CVC in the acquisition of Doc Generici.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted private equity fund CVC in the acquisition of Doc Generici from Charterhouse.

Quadrivio acquires the majority stake in Somacis: the advisors

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In the transaction, Accinni Cartolano, Alkemy, Ernst & Young, Gattai Minoli Agostinelli, Pwc, Russo De Rosa, Stlex Accinni Cartolano, Russo de Rosa (as to all tax related matters), Pwc (as to the due diligence) and Alkemy (for business assessment purposes) have assisted Quadrivio in the acquisition of the majority stake in Somacis Group, active in the manufacturing of high technology printed circuits for the aerospace, medical and infrastructure sector.

Bauer's legal advisor in Bauer S.p.A.'s debt restructuring and refinancing transaction

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Bauer, a prestigious group in the hospitality sector, and Blue Skye Investment Group (“Blue Skye”), an investment group specialised in the restructuring and special opportunity lending sector, have successfully completed the restructuring of Bauer's current financial exposure of circa Euro 110 million through the acquisition, rescheduling and subsequent refinancing through a 4 year senior secured bond issue. The bond issue will also include an additional tranche of further Euro 20 million, aimed at funding future investments and at developing the main hotel – the prestigious Hotel Bauer in Venice.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners with Iren in the acquisition of 100% of F2i Environment S.p.A.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, and Michael Ventura, assisted IREN S.p.A. in the acquisition, through its subsidiary IREN Ambiente S.p.A., of 100% of F2i Environment S.p.A.. The team was composed by the partner Bruno Gattai and the associate Alessandro Dolce.

With Edison in the acquisition of 90mw in Friuli Venezia Giulia (cellina) and the sale of its stakes in Hydros and Seledison in Alto Adige

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners represented Edison in a complex M&A transaction entailing (a) the transfer to Alperia of Edison’s stakes in Hydros and SelEdison, energy companies operating in the province of Bolzano, and, concurrently, (b) the transfer to Edison of Alperia’s stake in Cellina Energy, a company owning 90MW hydroelectric plants of the so-called “Udine Group”, previously assigned by Edipower through a non-proportional demerger

With HG Capital and Bain Capital in the 1.2 bn € acquisition of TeamSystem to Hellman & Friedman

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, together with a team formed by partnersGaetano Carrello, Lorenzo Cairo and Licia Garotti, and by associate Michele Ventura, has assisted HG Capital and Bain Capital in transferring the entire share capital of TeamSystem

With Apax in the transfer of Banca Farmafactoring to Centerbridge

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the private equity fund Apax in transferring the stake in Banca Farmafactoring to Centerbridge Partners, which closing took place yesterday.

Advisor of Investcorp and of its subsidiary Dainese in the USD 65 million acquisition of Swedish group POC

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners ha assistito Investcorp e la controllata Dainese nell’acquisizione del gruppo svedese POC, innovativo produttore di caschi nonché di protezioni e accessori per lo sci e per il ciclismo.

Advisor in the transfer of the Grom ice cream shops to Unilever

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team led by Partners Bruno Gattai and Gerardo Gabrielli, as well as by Senior Associate Michele Ventura, has assisted Federico Grom and Guido Martinetti in the transfer of the Grom ice cream shops to Unilever.

With Italmobiliare in the 1.65 bn € acquisition of 45% of Italcementi by HeidelbergCement

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Italmobiliare in drawing up an agreement with HeidelbergCement, which will lead to the transfer of the controlling shareholding historically held by Italmobiliare in Italcementi

With Italmobiliare in the transfer of Sirap Insulation to Soprema Group

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team composed of Luca Minoli (partner) and Federico Bal (senior associate), represented Sirap Gema (Italmobiliare Group) in the sale of its subsidiary Sirap Insulation - leading company in the production of thermal and acoustic insulation systems on the Italian market - to Soprema Group

21 Investimenti III's Advisor in finalising the minority investment in SIFI S.p.A.

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has assisted 21 Investimenti III investment fund which, through a special purpose vehicle and through a share purchase capital increase underwriting transaction, has completed a minority investment in SIFI S.p.A., a company having registered office in Catania and active in the ophthalmology sector.

With Vetropack in the acquisition of the Bormioli Rocco S.p.A. food and beverage business

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Vetropack, a listed Swiss Group and glass manufacturer at European level, in drawing up the agreement for the purchase of the Bormioli Rocco S.p.A. Food and Beverage going concern.

Clessidra's Advisor in the acquisition of 80% of Arredo Plast

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has assisted Clessidra in the acquisition of 80% of Arredo Plast, a design furniture company from Treviso. The acquisition was funded partially with funds made available by a pool of banks formed by Banca IMI S.p.A., Banca Popolare di Milano S.c.a r.l., Banca Popolare FriulAdria S.p.A., BNP Paribas, Italian Branch, GE Capital Interbanca S.p.A., IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG – Milan Branch, UniCredit S.p.A. and UniCredit Bank AG, Milan Branch, which also provided the Arredo Plast group companies with all necessary funds to refinance the group's debt and meet the needs related to the respective business operations.

Five law firms for Amp Group's transfer from Star Capital to Ardian

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Fund Ardian has acquired, together with the company's management, 100% of Italian Amp Group, active in the manufacturing and sale of electric window winders for cars, from Star Capital sgr. Led by the managing director, Giovanni de Zio, the managers took part in the transaction with 5% of capital.

With Clessidra in the acquisition of 90% of maison Roberto Cavalli

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Clessidra fund in the acquisition of 90% of maison Roberto Cavalli, whilst the latter was assisted by law firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo.

Mittel S.p.A.'s Advisor in the merger transaction between Sorin Spa and Cyberonics Inc.

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has assisted Mittel S.p.A. in connection with the agreements related to the support to the announced merger transaction between Sorin S.p.A. and Cyberonics Inc., a company active in the manufacturing of medical devices in the United States and specialised in the neuromodulation field. The transaction will create a new global leader in medical technologies.

With Consilium SGR in the acquisition of the majority shareholding in Manifattura Riese

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Consilium SGR in the acquisition, by the Consilium Private Equity Fund III Fund, of the majority shareholding in Manifattura Riese, one of the main players in the sportswear and accessories sector bearing the Navigare brand.

Investcorp's Advisor in the acquisition of Dainese, a historic company manufacturing technical clothing for motorcyclists

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has assisted Investcorp in the acquisition of Dainese, a leading company in manufacturing top quality technical clothing in the motorcycling world and in the other dynamic sports. The company has been valued in Euro 130 million.

Cerved Information Solutions' Advisor in the acquisition, through its subsidiary Cerved Credit Management Group, of 80% of Recus Spa.

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has assisted Cerved Information Solutions in the acquisition, through its subsidiary Cerved Credit Management Group, of 80% of Recus Spa, a company active in doubtful credit management.

Advisor of Tommaso Giulini from Fluorsid S.p.A. in the offer for the acquisition of Cagliari Calcio.

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Gattai Minoli & Partners is assisting entrepreneur Tommaso Giulini from company Fluorsid S.p.A. in the negotiations to acquire Cagliari Calcio S.p.a. from Massimo Cellino.

Teamsystem's Advisor in the Euro 130 million bond issue successfully placed.

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The new issue entailed an extension of the previous Euro 300 million bond. Gattai Minoli & Partners was the legal advisor of issuer Teamsystem and of private equity funds HG and Bain Capital in the Euro 130 million extension of the Euro 300 million bond already successfully placed on the market.

With TeamSystem in the acquisition of 24Ore Software

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted TeamSystem in the acquisition of 24OreSoftware, the Sole24Ore Group division specialised in the software aimed at professionals, undertakings, building technicians and tax assistance Centres.

With Cerved Information Solutions SpA and CVC in the listing of ordinary shares on the screen-based stock exchange organised and managed by Borsa Italiana

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Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A., Cerved Group's holding, has today filed the application for admission to the listing of its shares on Borsa Italiana.

With Versace in Blackstone's entry in the company's share capital

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted Versace in finalising the agreement for the entry of Blackstone, a private equity Fund, in the company's share capital with a 20% stake in the company.

TeamSystem Group's Advisor in ACG's acquisition from IBM Italia

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted TeamSystem Group in the acquisition of ACG, IBM Italia's division which develops and distributes business software for medium and large-sized companies.

Teamsystem's Advisor in a Euro 300 million bond issue

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted TeamSystem in a Euro 300 million bond issue. The Gattai Minoli & Partners team that followed the transaction was led by PartnerGaetano Carrello.

Salmoiraghi & Viganò's Advisor in entering Luxottica's share capital and in the relevant debt renegotiation

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted Salmoiraghi & Viganò in entering Lusottica's share capital and in renegotiating the debt instrumental to the completion of the transaction. Bruno Gattai, together with Partner Gerardo Gabrielli, acted on behalf of Gattai Minoli & Partners whilst, as regards the debt renegotiation, the team was led by Partner Gaetano Carrello assisted by Associate Laura Filippi.

With Bain Capital and Clessidra in the Euro 1.13 billion sale of Cerved Group to CVC

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CVC Capital Partners has acquired Cerved, an Italian company specialised in the supply of business information, from Bain Capital and Clessidra for Euro 1.13 billion, as reported by a note from CVC.

With Cerved Technologies and CVC in a Euro 780 million High Yield bond issue aimed at the Cerved Group acquisition

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Cerved Technologies S.p.A., a CVC fund company, has launched a Euro 780 million high yield bond issue split into Euro 300 million fixed rate bonds expiring in 2020, Euro 250 million variable rate bonds expiring in 2019 and Euro 230 subordinated bonds expiring in 2021. The benchmark issue is instrumental to CVC Capital Partners' acquisition, through Cerved Technologies S.p.A., of Cerved Holdings S.p.A., a leading group in Italy in the Business Information field.