Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted a consortium comprising Bain Capital and NB Renaissance Partners, a Neuberger Berman fund for private equity investments in Italy, in the acquisition of Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. from Apax Partners, a different NB Renaissance Partners fund and the top management.
The acquisition was financed by a pool of banks led by Credit Suisse and BNP Paribas as well as through the use of a private placement PIK bond.
Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. is a leading IT services provider, software developer, offering an innovative range of platforms for the main market segments.
Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners assisted the client with a team led by Partners Bruno Gattai and Gerardo Gabrielli, Counsels Lorenzo Fabbrini, Damiano Battaglia and Nicola Martegani, and Associates Jacopo Ceccherini and Roberto Garrone. For the finance aspects of the deal, the client was assisted by Partner Gaetano Carrello and Associates Niccolò Vernillo, Marcello Legrottaglie, Pasquale Spiezio and Valentina Calò and for the antitrust matters by Partner Silvia D’Alberti and Associate Michele Laterza.