Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners confirms the strength of its high yield practice acting as counsel to the Global Coordinators Credit Suisse, Barclays e UBS in the USD 505mln high yield bond issued to finance the acquisition of Forgital by Carlyle.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has advised the Global Coordinators Credit Suisse, Barclays e UBS on the high yield bond issued to finance the acquisition of Forgital by Carlyle, one of the most important transaction of 2019 in the Italian private equity market.

This transaction, in which the firm has acted alongside Milbank (one of the preeminent US law firms and one of the leader in the international high yield markets) confirms the strength of the Firm high yield practice – which has acted for the banks in most of the key transactions of 2018 and 2019 in the Italian market including the bond offerings of TeamSystem, Fedrigoni, Italmatch and International Design Group.

The transaction is the first USD only issuance featuring a “co-issuer” structure by an Italian high yield issuer and has been placed mainly in the North American markets.

The Team has been led by partner Gaetano Carrello with associates Niccolo Vernillo, Federico Tropeano and Jacopo Bennardi together with partner Cristiano Garbarini and associate Valentina Buzzi for the tax aspects partners Stefano Catenacci and Alessandro Dolce for the corporate aspects.