Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Ambienta SGR, Europe’s largest sustainability focused private equity investor, in the acquisition of Phoenix International SpA, the European leader in the design, manufacturing and sale of aluminium extrusion dies for the construction, transportation and industrial markets.
Founded in 1972 and headquarted in Verdello, Italy, Phoenix is the market leader in Europe for the design and manufacturing of aluminium extrusion dies, with a complete portfolio of products and a focus on complex and technologically advanced dies. The company has a global footprint of eight plants in Europe, the US and the Middle East, and a centralized in-house design centre. Phoenix employs over 700 people serving 250 customers worldwide, with a custom-made, specialized sales model to extruders which supports clients both throughout the extrusion profile manufacturing process and during the aftersales period. The company generated revenues of EUR 91m in 2018.
The team of Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners which assisted Ambienta was composed, for the corporate aspects, by Partner Sebastiano Cassani and Associates Guido Cavaliere, Andrea Mossa and Edoardo Marseglia, for the banking aspects by Partner Marco Leonardi and Associates Alessandro Pallavicini and Jacopo Bennardi, and for the antitrust aspects by Partner Silvia D’Alberti and Associate Angela Gagliardi. The team was completed by Counsel Nicola Martegani and Associate Clara Balboni.