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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 Ardian for the financing aspects of the acquisition of Neopharmed Gentili

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised the private equity fund Ardian in connection with the financing aspects in the acquisition of the majority stake of Neopharmed Gentili Group, active in the pharmaceutical industry, from Mediolanum Farmaceutici.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to the banks in the financing for the acquisition of 62% of Farmacrimi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Banca IMI, UniCredit and UBI Banca as arrangers and lenders of the financing for the acquisition by F2i of 62% of Farmacrimi, Italian group holding 12 pharmacies 14 para-pharmacies and a logistics and distribution system.

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 advisor to the banks in the financing to SyderAlloys Italia

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partners Lorenzo Vernetti and Andrea Taurozzi, associate Marcello Legrottaglie and trainee Jacopo Bennardi, assisted Banca IMI S.p.A., as agent, and Intesa Sanpaolo and MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese, as lenders, in the medium term financing to SiderAlloys Italia aimed at supporting the investment for the revamping and the recovery of the production of the industrial complex “ex Alcoa” in Portovesme.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to UniCredit in the financing for the acquisition of Saba

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partner Marco Leonardi and by Jacopo Bennardi, advised UniCredit in the financing for the acquisition of Saba, Italian high-quality furnishing brand founded in Padua in 1987, by Italian Design Brands, Italian design hub in the furnishing sector set up about three years ago by Private Equity Partners.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners successfully represented Diamond Love Bond in the investigation started by AGCM

Silvia D’Alberti, Sebastiano Cassani, Claudia Cattarin and Roberto Garrone of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners successfully represented Diamond Love Bond in the investigation started by the Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA) last March in order to assess an alleged infringement of the consumer protection rules with reference to the sale of diamonds through the banking channel.

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 to the financing banks in the entry of FAI and Tönnies in the share capital of Sinfo One

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Crédit Agricole Cariparma and Iccrea Banca Impresa in the financing for the entry of Fondo Agroalimentare Italiano and Tönnies International Holding GmbH in the share capital of Sinfo One S.p.A., leader company in the planning and development of innovative computer systems in the manufacturing sector, in particular in the food processing industry.

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 BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Crédit Agricole CIB in the high yield for the financing of the acquisition of Italmatch by Bain Capital

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Global Coordinators Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas, Citigroup and Crédit Agricole CIB in the placement by Fire (BC) Bidco, a company controlled by funds managed by Bain Capital, of a €410 million high yield bond, issued to finance the acquisition of Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A., an Italian company leader in the global production and marketing of specialty chemical additives.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the “concordato preventivo” procedure (composition with creditors) of Nardi

With decree issued on 25 September 2018, the Court of Perugia admitted Nardi S.p.A. – historical brand of agricultural machineries – to the procedure of composition with creditors with business continuity (“concordato preventivo in continuità aziendale”), scheduling the creditors’ hearing on 5 February 2019.

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 in the first securitisation of Axactor Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team composed by the head of the structured finance department Emanuela Campari Bernacchi, the senior associate Salvatore Graziadei and the associate Mattia Valdinoci, acted as transaction counsel for all the legal aspects related to the first securitisation transaction of Axactor Group, European leader in the credits’ management and monitoring.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to MB Credit Solutions in the acquisition of 4 portfolios of non-performing loans for Euro 665.3 million

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by the head of the Structured Finance Department Emanuela Campari Bernacchi and Senior Associate Salvatore Graziadei, assisted MBCredit Solutions in the acquisition of 4 portfolios of non-performing unsecured loans for a total value of Euro 665.3 million corresponding to approximately 40.000 positions.

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 Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 in the structuring and in the tax aspects of the acquisition of Calligaris

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 in the structuring and in the tax aspects of the acquisition of Calligaris, a company active in the global market of the living & dining furniture, from the Calligaris family.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the refinancing to Rina

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partners Lorenzo Vernetti and Marco Leonardi and by associates Silvia Romano and Cristina Cupolo, assisted Rina Group, leader in the energy, marine, transport & infrastructure areas, in the debt refinancing amounting to Euro 150 million

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Campari Bernacchi, Garotti and Lattanzi in the Scientific Committee for the Republic of San Marino’s Blockchain

By invitation of San Marino Innovation, Emanuela Campari Bernacchi, Licia Garotti and Valentina Lattanzi, Partners and founders of the Fintech Taskforce at Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, joined the Technical Group of the Scientific Committee dedicated to the blockchain of the Republic of San Marino.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to F2a in a medium-long term financing

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Gaetano Carrello and associate Federico Tropeano, assisted F2a in a medium-long term financing transaction provided by a pool of banks.

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 Sintonia for the tax aspects of Euro 1 billion financing

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Sintonia S.p.A. for the tax aspects of Euro 1 billion financing obtained from a pool of ten banks, with a team formed by partner Cristiano Garbarini and associate Valentina Buzzi.

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 with the banks in the Euro 210 million financing in favour of Arexpo

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised the pool of banks formed by Intesa SanPaolo, Banco BPM, MPS Capital Services, Popolare di Sondrio and Banca IMI in the financing of Euro 210 million in favour of Arexpo, a company led by Giuseppe Bonomi and participated by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Lombardy Region and by the City of Milan.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to UniCredit in the financing to Peretti Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Marco Leonardi and Associate Giorgia Gentilini, assisted UniCredit in the financing to Peretti Group for the acquisition of 100% of Conceria Miura.

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 advisor to Cerved in the execution of a partnership agreement with La Scala STA

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Cerved, leading operator in credit risk analysis and credit management, in the execution of a strategic partnership agreement with La Scala Società tra Avvocati, which provides the establishment of a new independent law firm, in the corporate form of “corporation of lawyers” as per Law no.127/2017, and which will be participated by La Scala as majority shareholder and by Cerved as minority shareholder.

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 legal advisor to MB Credit Solutions in the acquisition from Unicredit of a portfolio of non-performing receivables for Euro 124 million

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted MB Credit Solutions in the acquisition from UniCredit, advised by the international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, of a portfolio of non-performing receivables deriving from unsecured loan agreements with clients of the consumer segment for a nominal value of approximately Euro 124 million.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Capital for Progress 2 S.p.A. in the additional agreement with ABK

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team composed by Partner Nicola Brunetti, Of Counsel Emanuela Ciaffi and Associate Enrico Candotti, assisted Capital For Progress 2 S.p.A., the Special Purpose Acquisition Company listed on the AIM Market of the Italian stock exchange, in the additional agreement with ABK Group Industrie Ceramiche S.p.A., company manufacturer of ceramics and porcelain stoneware floor tiles.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners organizes the round table “Personal data and commercial information: a matter of (cyber)security”

Personal Data and commercial information involve several aspects of privacy and know-how protection as amended by the recent laws. A main issue for companies is the protection of data and information mostly from an IT prospective.

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 legal advisor to financial creditors in relation to the restructuring plan (piano di risanamento) of Brevi Srl.

Brevi S.r.l., one of the national leading companies in the babycare industry, operating both in Italy and abroad, has reached an agreement with its financial creditors aimed at restructuring the financial indebtedness of the company and at rescheduling its financial exposure in the context of a restructuring plan.

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: Licia Garotti awarded Lawyer of the Year in the trademarks and patents category at the LegalCommunity IP & TMT 2018 Awards

Licia Garotti, Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law department (IP and TMT) at Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has been awarded as the Lawyer of the Year in the Trademarks and Patents category at the LegalCommunity IP & TMT 2018 Awards.

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 awarded Law Firm of the Year 2018 in the Food & Drink category at the TopLegal Industry Awards

The partners involved in the Food & Drink category deals are Emanuela Campari Bernacchi, Sebastiano Cassani and Valentina Lattanzi.

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 Gotha Cosmetics in the refinancing

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Gotha Cosmetics, a Capvis portfolio company, market leader in manufacturing private label cosmetics, in the refinancing facilities provided by Banco BPM, Crédit Agricole, UBI, MPS Capital Services, Banca IFIS and Credito Valtellinese.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor in the high yield bond of TeamSystem

TeamSystem, and Hellman & Friedman portfolio company, concluded successfully the issuance of a eur 550mln floating rate senior secured high-yield bond due 2023 and of a eur 200mln floating rate senior secured bond due 2025.

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 to Italmobiliare in the acquisition of a 60% stake of L’Aromatika

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Italmobiliare in the acquisition of a 60% stake of L’Aromatika, a leading company active in the coffee roasting process and in the production and commercialisation of coffee beans, pods and capsules under the brand “Caffè Borbone”

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 Advisor to UniCredit in the financing for the acquisition of Davide Groppi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli, Partners with a team formed by Partner Marco Leonardi and Associate Giorgia Gentilini advised UniCredit in the financing for the acquisition of Davide Groppi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Andrea Calvi joins the Firm as Head of the new Financial Regulations department

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners launches the Financial Regulations department with Andrea Calvi who joins the firm as Head of the department with a team formed by Associates Nicolò Vignali and Alberto Prade.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Deutsche Bank and Iccrea BancaImpresa, joint mandated lead arrangers and subscribers of the debt financing to support Prisma Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli, Partners with a team formed by partner Marco Leonardi and associates Marcello Legrottaglie and Giorgia Gentilini, acted as legal advisor to Deutsche Bank and Iccrea BancaImpresa, joint mandated lead arrangers and subscribers of the debt financing to support the current and future needs of Prisma Group purchased by Eisvogel Group AG, independent investment holding located in London and Zurich and specialized in industrial investments.

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: Riccardo Agostinelli awarded as Lawyer of the Year at the LegalCommunity Finance Awards 2018.

Riccardo Agostinelli was awarded as Lawyer of the Year at the LegalCommunity Finance Awards 2018.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners deal counsel in Unicredit’s Euro 55 milion loan o Vicenzi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by Partner Marco Leonardi and associate Silvia Romano, has been the legal advisor in the financing transaction of Euro 55 milion by UniCredit to Vicenzi Spa, historical Made in Italy brand operating in pastry products.

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.

The procedures governing patent litigation in Italy

What are the recent developments in Patent Law? How are patent litigation issues dealt with in the international scenario? The first edition of “The Patent Litigation Law Review”, edited by Trevor Cook, offers an accurate overview of the current patent litigation rules

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 Advisor to the banks in the medium-long term financing of Candy Hoover Group S.r.l. and Candy S.p.a..

Candy Hoover Group S.r.l. and Candy S.p.A., international leaders in the production of domestic appliances, undersigned - as beneficiaries - a medium-long term financing agreement for a total amount of Euro 120.000.000 with Banca IMI S.p.A., Banca Popolare di Milano S.p.A., UniCredit S.p.A. and Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A..

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 the Antolotti family in the acquisition of the residual minority stake in Turbocoating Spa

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Antolotti Family in the acquisition, through the holdings Luglio 2012 S.r.l. and Agosto 2017 S.r.l., of the minority stake held by the investment fund Neuberger Berman AIFM Limited, Winch Italy Holdings 2 S.A. and Winch Italia SICAF S.p.A. in the share capital of Turbocoating S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Freshfields in the transfer of a PMI portfolio of Euro 450 million by Unicredit

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have been involved in the transfer of a PMI portfolio of unsecured non-performing receivables with a value of approximately Euro 450 million to MBCredit Solutions (Mediobanca group). The deal is made within the context of the reduction plan of the non-performing exposures by Unicredit.

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: Riccardo Agostinelli and Silvia D’Alberti awarded at the TopLegal Awards 2017

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners received two awards during the TopLegal Awards 2017 held in Milan.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to MBCredit Solutions in the acquisition from Intesa Sanpaolo of Euro 600 million of non-performing loans

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with the Partner Emanuela Campari Bernacchi and the senior associate Valentina Lattanzi assisted MBCredit Solutions in the acquisition - from Intesa Sanpaolo – of Sherazade portfolio, composed by unsecured non-performing loans with a nominal value of approximately Euro 600 million

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners wins before the State Council with PPG Italia Sales & Services S.r.l.

Silvia D’Alberti successfully represented PPG Italia Sales & Services S.r.l. (PPG) before the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio (TAR) and the Supreme Administrative Court (Consiglio di Stato) obtaining the annulment of the Italian Competition Authority (Autorità Garante della concorrenza e del mercato - AGCM) decision which summoned PPG to the payment of additional penalties on the amount due as fines imposed on the company as a result of the Vernici Marine investigation.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Credimi in the restructuring of Fintech securitisation

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with a team composed by the head of the structured finance department Emanuela Campari Bernacchi (equity partner) and by Salvatore Graziadei and Giacomo Muratore, advised Credimi in the restructuring of the fintech securitisation transaction completed on December 2016 through the special purpose vehicle Lumen SPV s.r.l. (formerly Merlino Securitisation s.r.l.).

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the Euro 230 million refinancing of MD S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted MD S.p.A., one of the major player in the distribution sector in Italy, in its Euro 230 million refinancing.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor in the reorganisation of Metecno Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has advised certain investors and Metecno S.p.A. in the context of a general reorganisation of Metecno Group, operating – among others – in the planning, manufacture and sale of insulated prefabricated panels for the industrial and civil construction.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to UniCredit in the financing for the acquisition of Cenacchi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted UniCredit in the financing for the acquisition by the group Investindesign - Italian Design Brands of Cenacchi International, an Italian company specialised in the production and sale of furniture of high quality

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 the subscribers of Limacorporate bond issuance

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised the pool of subscribers led by Goldman Sachs International and Ubs Limited, of the Euro 275 million high yield bond issued by Limacorporate, Italian multinational company leader in the orthopaedic and medical area, controlled by the Swedish private equity fund Eqt.

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 with Stirling Square in the investment in Isoclima Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team composed by partners Marco Leonardi and Emanuela Campari Bernacchi and associates Salvatore Graziadei, Giacomo Muratore and Giorgia Gentilini assisted Stirling Square Capital Partners, a major mid-market private equity fund, in the investment in Isoclima Group

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 tax advisor to BlueGem Capital Partners in the acquisition of Dr. Vranjes Firenze

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners acted as tax advisor to BlueGem Capital Partners in the acquisition of 70% of Dr. Vranjes Firenze, leading company in the luxury market for home fragrances and cosmetics.

Silvia D’Alberti and Emanuela Campari Bernacchi amongst the top 30 professionals of the market according to MAG

Silvia D’Alberti and Emanuela Campari Bernacchi were recognized by LegalCommunity.it amongst the top 30 lawyers in Italy who have stood out for their business management skills and ability in creating and developing a valued work team as well as for their commitment - together with their firm partners Laura Ortali and Licia Garotti - in the diversity area.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Cellular Italia and L Catterton in the financing transaction

Cellular Italia S.p.A., portfolio company of L Catterton and European leader in the production of smartphones and tablet accessories, concluded a financing transaction for the implementation of the group investment plan, in line with its international growth strategy and the development of corporate performances.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Cerved in the extension of the industrial partnership with BHW Bausparkasse

Today BHW Bausparkasse AG – Italian branch, headquartered in Bolzano, part of the German banking group BHW Bausparkasse AG, in turn part of the German banking group Deutsche Postbank AG), and Cerved Credit Management Group, subsidiary of Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A. – parent holding company of Cerved Group SpA, the largest information provider and credit servicer in Italy – have finalised an agreement to extend their long-term industrial partnership for the management of non-performing loans in order to include also support and administrative activities on a portfolio of performing, sub-performing and non-performing loans for approximately 1.5 billion Euros.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Gianni, Origoni, Grippo & Cappelli in a “Revolving” Transfer Agreement of a NPL portfolio.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted MBCredit Solutions S.p.A, as buyer, and Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners assisted Unicredit S.p.A, as seller, in a “revolving” transfer agreement of a non-performing loans portfolios arising from personal loans, overdraft bank accounts, credit card credit facilities and other credit advances of various kind.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Quadrivio and Tenax in the bond of CVG Group

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the funds managed by Quadrivio and Tenax as subscribers of two non-convertible bonds – listed on the Third Market organized and managed by the Vienna Stock Exchange – issued by Bravoeco Due in the context of the acquisition transaction of CVG Group by Berni Gamberini family.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, CBA, Giovannelli & Associati and Linklaters advisors in the debt refinancing and financing of the investments plan of Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team led by partner Lorenzo Vernetti and formed by partner Marco Leonardi and associate Silvia Romano, assisted Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal Advisor of AC Milan in two non-convertible bonds issuance

Associazione Calcio Milan S.p.A. has completed his financial debt reorganisation, started from the well-known closing of the company’s acquisition occurred on 13 April 2017, through the issuance of two non-convertible bonds listed on the Third Market organized and managed by the Vienna Stock Exchange, entirely subscribed by the qualified investor Project Redblack S.à .r.l.

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 and BonelliErede in the transfer from Unicredit Leasing to MBCredit Solutions of a NPL portfolio having a nominal value of approximately Euro 500 million

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted MBCredit Solutions in the acquisition from Unicredit Leasing – assisted by BonelliErede – of a portfolio of residual credit exposure deriving from terminated and unsecured financial lease agreements, for an aggregate nominal value of approximately Euro 500 million.

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 legal advisor of Cerved Group in the agreement with Barclays Bank PLC for the management of a mortgage portfolio

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is legal advisor of Cerved Credit Management Group in signing an agreement with Barclays Bank PLC according to which Cerved Group will be in charge, on an exclusive basis, for the coordination of the servicing activities related to the mortgage portfolio of approximately 11,4 billion Euros starting from June 2017.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to Italmobiliare S.p.A. for the voluntary Partial Public Tender Offer on Italmobiliare’s ordinary shares

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is legal advisor to Italmobiliare S.p.A. in the voluntary Partial Public Tender Offer, pursuant to articles 102 et seq. of the TUF on up to a maximum of n. 2,000,000 Italmobiliare ordinary shares, representing 8.4 % of the Italmobiliare share capital

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and 5 Lex in the acquisition financing of AC Milan

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is advising in the € 303 million financing made available by Elliott for the acquisition of AC Milan by Rossoneri (a holding company controlled by Mr. Yonghong Li), the refinancing of part of the existing financial indebtedness and capital expenditure.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Val Val in the “concordato preventivo” procedure (composition with creditors) approved by the Court of Turin.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Sergio Fulco (partner) and Matteo Mengoni (senior associate) assisted Val Val in the “concordato preventivo” procedure (composition with creditors) approved by the Court of Turin on 29 March 2017.

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.

NCTM and Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in Pinarello’s acquisition financing

Italian corporate and financial law firm Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised the arrangers Banca Popolare di Milano and UBI Banca in the financing of Italian high-performance bicycles manufacturer Pinarello’s acquisition by the Franco-American private equity firm L Catterton.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor of a pool of banks in the financing to IMR Automotive

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted a pool of banks (formed by Banca IMI, Intesa Sanpaolo, UniCredit, Banca Popolare di Milano, Deutsche Bank, Cariparma Crédit Agricole and Banca del Mezzogiorno) in the financing to IMR Automotive S.p.A., active in external plastic components’ moulding for luxury vehicles and trucks industry, for the acquisition of 81.25% of IndustrialeSud S.p.A., Italian company active in the production of vehicle interiors. The remaining 18.75% was purchased by Simest, branch of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti supporting the Italian companies.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor to di Banca Farmafactoring S.p.A. for the admission to trading of the Company’s ordinary shares on the MTA (Mercato Telematico Azionario) the online market segment organized and managed by Borsa Italiana

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners acted as legal advisor to Banca Farmafactoring for the admission to trading of the Company’s ordinary shares on the Mercato Telematico Azionario, organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A (MTA).

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 advisor to Stirling Square Capital Partners and Axitea S.p.A.

Axitea S.p.A., leading company in Italy for security systems, has obtained approval from the majority of its creditors on the proposal of a “concordato preventivo in continuità” (arrangement with creditors).

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners awarded for Innovation at the Credit Management & Collection Awards

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners was awarded at the Credit Management & Collection Awards with the Innovation Award.

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 launches the Gender Diversity Team led by partners Emanuela Campari Bernacchi, Silvia D’Alberti, Licia Garotti and Laura Ortali

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has formed a dedicated Team to explore, discuss and develop issues related to the Gender Diversity.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Riccardo Agostinelli awarded Finance Restructuring Lawyer of the year at the LegalCommunity Finance Awards 2017

Riccardo Agostinelli was awarded Finance Restructuring Lawyer of the Year during the LegalCommunity Finance Awards 2017, held yesterday in Milan.

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: Fabio Saccone – Regulatory expert – joins the Firm as Junior Partner.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners continues its growth strategy, further extending the range of services offered to its clients by opening the new Regulatory department with Fabio Saccone, who joins the Firm as Junior Partner.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Stirling Square Capital Partners and Jeckerson

Jeckerson received approval - with 82.91% favorable votes - on the proposal of a “concordato preventivo in continuità”. Jeckerson is also the controlling company of JRetail, Jeckerson US and JRetail Sarl.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Crédit Agricole - Cariparma in the first food warehouse disinvestment transaction

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with the structured finance team headed by Emanuela Campari Bernacchi together with the senior associate Valentina Lattanzi, has assisted, as transaction counsel, Crédit Agricole Cariparma S.p.A. in the creation of the first food vehicle of the French bank for the purchase and the valorization of food warehouses.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Advisor in the financing to Ambrosi, leader company in Italy and abroad in the premium segment of traditional Italian cheese

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners acted as legal advisor in the financing to Ambrosi, leader in the premium segment of the Italian and international market of traditional Italian cheese (including Grana Padano DOP and Parmigiano Reggiano DOP), organised by Banca Akros (Banco BPM Group) with the contribution of SACE (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Group) and the involvement of the Consortium of Grana Padano.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners hires Bocconi corporate law professor Marco Ventoruzzo as new of counsel

The Italian corporate and financial law firm Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners keeps growing with the hire of Professor Marco Ventoruzzo as of counsel.

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: Advisor to Banco di Desio and Banca Popolare di Spoleto in the sale to Creditech of non-performing loans for approximately Euro 150 million

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with a team led by the head of the structured finance department Emanuela Campari Bernacchi and associate Andrea Mangini, assisted Banco di Desio e della Brianza (“Banco Desio”) and Banca Popolare di Spoleto in the sale of two non-performing loan portfolios to Creditech SpA

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advises Credimi in the revolving securitisation transaction of portfolios of trade receivables

The corporate and financial law firm Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners acted as transaction counsel to Credimi, Italy’s leading invoice finance platform, in the first securitisation within the Italian fintech industry

Cristiano Garbarini joins Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners Tax department as partner

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners keeps on growing thanks to Cristiano Garbarini who joins as partner in Tax department. Garbarini is a highly experienced lawyer with a strong focus on the tax profiles of private equity, M&A, banking and finance transactions. A magna cum laude graduate from the University of Genoa and a PhD in International Tax Law, after various experiences at national and international law firms, in 2002 Garbarini joined Studio Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati, where he became partner in 2012.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Advisor legale of Dedalus Holding Spa (Ardian Fund) in the bond issuance listed on the third market of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli, Partner assisted Dedalus Holding S.p.A., portfolio company of Ardian LBO Fund VI, whose subsidiary Dedalus S.p.A. is domestic leader in healthcare software, in the Euro 72.000.000 bond issuance listed on the third market of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners Advisor of Banca IMI and Intesa SanPaolo in Klopman International transaction

Gattai, Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with partners Marco Leonardi and Lorenzo Vernetti and associate Marco Ferrante assisted Banca IMI and Intesa SanPaolo, respectively Arranger and Agent Bank and financing bank for the acquisition of Klopman International

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

Silvia D'Alberti among the 100 most influential women lawyers in antitrust globally according to Global Competition Review

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, proudly announced that Silvia D’Alberti, partner and head of the firm’s Antitrust and Competition practice, has been listed as one of the top 100 women lawyers in antitrust globally by Global Competition Review’s Women in Antitrust 2016.

Sergio Fulco, partner of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners obtains from the Court of Modena the approval of the composition with creditors of BBS

Sergio Fulco, partner of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, and associate Matteo Mengoni, together with Professor Sido Bonfatti, successfully assisted BBS, an historical company of Modena, active in the party paperware and accessories industry, in the proceedings for the approval of a composition with creditors, to which the company resorted following a financial distress causing the company to incur in a more than €20 million indebtedness.

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advisor of a pool of banks in the 240 million Euro financing of Gruppo Zoppas industries

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, assisted a pool of banks in the 240 millions Euro financing of Gruppo Zoppas Industries.

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.

The Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA) accepts the commitments of ButanGas advised by Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners

Silvia D'Alberti, partner and Claudia Cattarin, of counsel at Gattai Minoli Agostinelli, Partners law Firm, together with Matteo Cimenti, legal counsel of ButanGas S.p.A., have successfully assisted the company before the IAA in the investigation started last February, for an alleged violation of consumer protection law in relation to different aspects of the supply agreements of LPG

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 is ranked fourth in Italy for number of deals in the Mid Market and fifth in the Small Market, according to the Thomson Reuters ranking

During the first nine months of 2016, the Law firm announced 27 deals for a total value of 1,3 billion dollars

Women’s Competition Network: the first Group International Women’s Competition Network Italian meeting took place in Florence.

The first Group International Women’s Competition Network (WCN) Italian meeting took place the 13th of October in Florence. Silvia D’Alberti, partner of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners law firm, Sabrina Borocci partner of Hogan Lovells law firm and Barbara Veronese, partner of CEG, have sponsored and organized the Italian meeting.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is ranked sixth in Italy for number of deals announced according to the Thomson Reuters ranking.

According to Thomson Reuters’ ranking, Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is ranked sixth in the Italian market for number of deals announced during the first nine months of the year

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is sixth in Italy for number of deals according to Mergermarket’s ranking.

According to Mergermarket’s ranking Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is ranked sixth in the Italian market for number of deals announced during the first nine months of the year.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is third in Italy for number of deals according to Bloomberg’s ranking

During the first nine months of 2016, the Law Firm announced 23 transactions for a total value of 1,1 billion dollars. Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is ranked third in the Italian market for number of deals announced during the first nine months of the year, according to Bloomberg’s ranking.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners - €200m financing in place with Calzedonia Holding S.p.A

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised a pool of banks (UniCredit, Banca IMI, Intesa Sanpaolo, BNL, Banco Popolare and UniCredit Bank AG (acting as facility agent) on a transaction regarding the alignment of certain terms and conditions of the €200m financing made available to Calzedonia Holding S.p.A.

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 Capvis in the financing for the acquisition of Gotha Cosmetics

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Capvis in the financing of the acquisition of Gotha Cosmetics

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 advisor of the lenders in the financing to the Campari Group

The law firm Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised the lenders (Banco Popolare, Intesa SanPaolo and UniCredit) in the financing to the Campari Group

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 as legal advisors of Capital For Progress 1 Spa in the integration with GPI

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners advised Capital For Progress 1 SpA, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) Italy of Borsa Italiana, in the structuring of the transaction and in the negotiation of the agreements for the integration with GPI SpA.

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: Emanuela Campari Bernacchi joins the firm as Head of the new Structured Finance department

Italian corporate and financial law firm Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners keeps growing and expands its practice areas, with the launch of its new Structured Finance department. The new team is formed by four professionals coming from Legance, led by Emanuela Campari Bernacchi who joins the firm as an equity partner.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners and Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli as legal advisors in the financing of Maltauro Costruzioni

Maltauro Group, leading firm in the infrastructure, construction and building projects industries, has been granted a credit facility of the amount equal to Euro 50,000,000 by a pool of Italian Banks

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 is second in Italy for deal count

“Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners was classified second in Italy for deal count (12 for a combined value of $865m) in the latest Bloomberg Global M&A Legal Advisory Rankings as at 30 June 2016”.

GATTAI MINOLI AGOSTINELLI & PARTNERS: Sergio Fulco joins the Firm as Equity Partner

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners strengthens its Litigation Department with Sergio Fulco who joins the Firm as Equity Partner and head of the department. Sergio Fulco has extensive experience in corporate and financial litigation, with specific knowledge in bankruptcy proceedings that will complement, in particular, with the restructuring practice.

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, advised the mandated lead arrangers UniCredit S.p.A., Banca IMI S.p.A. and Banca Popolare di Milano S.c.ar.l. in the 140 million term and revolving facilities to Giochi Preziosi S.p.A

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, advised the mandated lead arrangers UniCredit S.p.A., Banca IMI S.p.A. and Banca Popolare di Milano S.c.ar.l. in the 140 million term and revolving facilities to Giochi Preziosi S.p.A

Banking and finance law firm of the year

We proudly communicate that we won the “Le Fonti Awards 2016” as “Banking and Finance Law Firm of the year”

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.

Italmatch buys Compass Chemical

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli with partner Lorenzo Vernetti and associates Andrea Taurozzi and Silvia Romano assisted - for the financing aspects of the transaction - Italmatch Chemicals, a portfolio company of the private equity fund Ardian, in the acquisition of Compass Chemical International

Gattai for Iren’s new governance

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners - with partners Bruno Gattai and Alessandro Dolce - assisted Iren, a multi-utility company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, in the redefinition of its corporate governance, implemented through various amendments to the by-laws of the company

MD Group gets 100 million financing for the development of its sales network

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners with partner Gaetano Carrello and associate Edoardo Pecorario assisted MD group in the signing of a 100 million euro loan by a pool of banks led by Unicredit together with BPM, UBI and Banca Popolare Alto Adige, for the development of its sales network

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners wins against the tax authorities for Gardena Hotels

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Gardena Hotels Group obtaining a favorable ruling in the first instance tax court proceeding against the Tax Authorities (Agenzia delle Entrate) in relation to the tax investigations for year 2009.

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 with Cell Line – L Capital

Lorenzo Vernetti, Andrea Taurozzi and Giulia Danesi of Gattai Minoli Agostinelli Partners advised Cellular Line, portfolio company of L Capital and European leader in the distribution of brand name mobile phone accessories

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..

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners is the leading Italian law firm in Europe according to Mergermarket’s “Private equity league tables” for Q1 2016.

The Firm has also been ranked fifth in Italy for value of deals completed in Q1 2016 according to Mergermarket’s tables. In particular, the Firm has been legal advisor in six deals for an aggregate value of USD 1.379 million.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Intermediate Capital Group

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners with partners Riccardo Agostinelli and Marco Leonardi - for the finance aspects - and partner Marco Sandoli – for the tax aspects – assisted Intermediate Capital Group plc and other mezzanine creditors in the exit from the investment made in 2008 for the acquisition by Investcorp and Equistone of N&W Global Vending S.p.A.

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

Financing for Cereal Docks

Partner Marco Leonardi and associate Andrea Taurozzi of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted UniCredit, Mediocredito Italiano and Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto in the financing of euro 55 million for Cereal Docks

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.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners: Further to the new external additions, two promotions within the Corporate Department of the Firm. Gerardo Gabrielli promoted to full equity partner and Alessandro Dolce appointed junior partner.

Studio Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners continues with the growth and improvement of its professionals confirming the Firm’s development strategy of both internal and external expansion. In this context, the Partners’ Meeting approved Gerardo Gabrielli’s promotion from junior partner to full equity partner and appointed Alessandro Dolce as junior partner.

The Court of Brescia issued a favorable ruling for UBI Banca

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, through its Partner Piero Albertario, provided successful assistance to UBI Banca, which has obtained a favorable ruling from the Specialized Section for business law of the Court of Brescia. The ruling rejected the claim jointly brought by Mr. Giorgio Jannone

Silvia D’Alberti joins the Firm as Equity Partner and Head of the new Antitrust Department.

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Silvia D’Alberti will lead a team based in Rome, including professionals with high seniority, such as Fabiana Campopiano and Claudia Cattarin, who have already worked with Silvia in her past professional experience.The new Antitrust Department adds itself to the Tax Department led by Eugenio Romita, to the Labour Department led by Lorenzo Cairo and to the IP/IT Department led by Licia Garotti, all recently created by the Firm to strengthen and complete the range of integrated legal services offered to its own clients.

The Firm announces plans to open new office in London

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The Italian law firm Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners starts its internationalisation process with the opening of the London office in Mount Street, Mayfair.

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

Law Firm of the year according to Top Legal

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli is the Law Firm of year 2015. The first notary public firm to be awarded at the TopLegal Awards is Ganelli Insabella. The winners of the IX TopLegal Awards Edition were awarded a price in the beautiful East End Studios and before more than 600 professionals.

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 Cerved Group in the 660 million € “forward start” financing

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with partner Gaetano Carrello, of counsel Nicolò Harris and associate Silvia Romano assisted, together with a team from Kirkland & Ellis coordinated by partner Neel Sachdev, Cerved Group in structuring and signing a loan agreement for an amount equal to Euro 660 million with a pool of banks formed by Banca IMI S.p.A., BNP Paribas S.A., Crédit Agricole S.A., Mediobanca S.p.A. and Unicredit S.p.A.

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

Capital For Progress 1 lists itself on Borsa Italiana's AIM, the market for high-growth potential small and medium-sized companies

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The investment company has today obtained the authorisation for admission from Borsa Italiana. The listing will concern ordinary shares for an exchange value equal to Euro 51.1 million with free warrants linked, to the extent of 2 warrants each 10 ordinary shares underwritten.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the transfer from Irca to Ardian

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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with Partners Lorenzo Vernetti and Marco Leonardi, as well as with Associates Daniele Migliarucci and Silvia Romano, has assisted Ardian France S.A. in structuring and negotiating the loan agreement for the acquisition of a majority stake in Essenze Italiane, parent company of Irca, an Italian player which manufactures and sells pastry-making and bread-baking ingredients and semi-finished products.

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 the Archdiocese of Bologna for setting up the Faac Trust

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Archdiocese of Bologna in the transaction which led the Curia to hold 100% of the share capital in Faac, a Bolognese company manufacturing automatic doors and gates, and to the subsequent setting up of the Faac Trust, completed last 27 May 2015 at the Firm of Notary Public Marchetti.

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.

With Giochi Preziosi in the agreement with Ocean Global

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted Giochi Preziosi in arranging the agreements with Clessidra and in entering the shareholding in Ocean Global. The Firm also assisted the company in finalising the acquisition of Bimbo Store and in the agreement with Artsana for a retail newco.

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 Goldman Sachs in the refinancing of A.S. Roma

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DLA Piper, Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, Latham & Watkins and Tonucci & Partners for the refinancing and reorganisation of A.S. Roma business media and trademarks. The transaction for the refinancing of A.S. Roma debt and the related reorganisation of the group's IP and media structure was successfully closed.

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.

Cerved's Advisor in setting out an agreement with Credito Valtellinese for developing a partnership for the management of non performing credits.

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Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has assisted Cerved Information Solutions Spa in setting out an agreement with Credito Valtellinese through its subsidiary Cerved Management Group, in order to develop a long term partnership for managing non performing credits.

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.

With Jazz Pharmaceutical Plc in the acquisition of Gentium Spa

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted Jazz Pharmaceutical Plc, an Irish pharmaceutical company listed on Nasdaq, in the important acquisition of Italian company Gentium S.p.A., also listed on Nasdaq.

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.

Cerved Group's Advisors in setting out the agreement with Experian Italia Holding for the acquisition of Experian Data Services

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Gattai Minoli & Partners has assisted Cerved Group in setting out an agreement with Experian Holding Italia for the acquisition of Experian Data Services, the Italian division active in the business information sector.

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.