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Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the Credimi Futuro securization

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Credimi in the securitisation transaction of receivables arising from loans provided under Credimi Futuro, the new digital financial solution designed to support the updating and growth of the Italian PMI.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners legal advisor in the financing for the acquisition of Sintetica SA by Ardian

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has been legal advisor in the financing for the acquisition of a majority stake of Sintetica SA, pharmaceutical company headquartered in Canton Ticino, by Ardian, a leading global private equity fund.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with Iccrea BancaImpresa in the Carapelle 1 S.r.l. wind farm

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli, Partners assisted Iccrea BancaImpresa S.p.A., corporate bank of the Group Cooperativo Iccrea and Credito Cooperativo Ravennate, Forlivese and Imolese, in the project financing in favour of Carapelle 1 S.r.l., company belonging to AREN Electric Power of Cesena.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Banco BPM in two project financing agreements

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Banco BPM S.p.A. in two project financing agreements to AV Green 3 and Sammartein on a “MultiBorrower” basis equal to Euro 3.280.000,00 and Euro 3.325.000,00 respectively.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Dedalus in the bond issuance for the acquisition of Softech

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Dedalus in relation to the bond issuance, subscribed by some funds managed by Tikehau Investment Managers, aimed at financing the acquisition of a majority stake in the share capital of Softech, leader company in the socio-medical solutions service.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Ambienta SGR in the acquisition of Phoenix International Spa

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.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners awarded in the categories “Fintech Firm” and “Pharmaceutical Professional” at the TopLegal Industry Awards

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, during the TopLegal Industry Awards ceremony, received two important acknowledgments receiving the team award for best Fintech Firm (practice area in which the firm is the first in Italy to have set up a multidisciplinary task force) and for best Professional in the Pharmaceutical sector which went to Bruno Gattai.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to PRISMI in the trade receivables securitisation

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partners Emanuela Campari Bernacchi and Valentina Lattanzi and associate Mattia Valdinoci, advised PRISMI S.p.A. (controlled by Tender Capital), Italian leader in web and digital marketing

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Intermediate Capital Group in the acquisition through Europe VII Fund of the Italian pharmaceutical company DOC Generici

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Intermediate Capital Group’s Europe VII Fund in the acquisition, in partnership with Mérieux Equity Partners together with the management team, of DOC Generici, one of the largest independent Italian pharmaceutical companies. The deal is subject to the approval by the competent antitrust authorities and has a value of Euro 1.1 billion.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to Ardian in the financing for the acquisition of Celli S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Ardian, private equity fund, in the financing for the acquisition of the entire share capital of Celli S.p.A, company active in the beverage industry, currently owned by Consilium, asset management company dedicated to private equity, and by the Celli family.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to San Marino Innovation on the new Blockchain Delegate Decree

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Industry Secretariat of State of the Republic of San Marino and San Marino Innovation, the Institute for Innovation of the Republic of San Marino, in the preparation of the new Blockchain Delegate Decree.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to the banks in the financing to Cedacri Spa for the acquisition of Oasi

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted a pool of banks, coordinated by Sparkasse, which granted a medium-term financing of over Euro 150 milion to Cedacri SpA for the acquisition of Oasi SpA.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to UBI in relation to the restatement of the financial indebtedness of Dr Vranjes

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli, Partners assisted Unione di Banche Italiane S.p.A., as agent, arranger and original lender, with respect to the restatement of the terms and conditions of the existing financial indebtedness of Dr. Vranjes Firenze S.p.A., a company based in Florence specialized in perfumes and cosmetics.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advised Credimi in a new e securitisation

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Credimi in a receivables securitisation transaction with the issuance of partially-paid asset backed securities for a maximum amount equal to Euro 25 million.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor to UniCredit in the reorganisation of the control structure of Scarpa

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted UniCredit in the context of the transaction in which Cristina, Sandro and Davide Parisotto, through the holding Cornaro, have acquired the entire corporate capital of Scarpa – leader company in the production of mountain footwear with revenues equal to Euro 96 million and subsidiaries in USA and China – maintaining the group control by the Parisotto family.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners advisor in a private placement of Antress Industry

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted Antress Industry in a private placement through the issuance of a euro 4 million bond, increasable up to euro 7 million in 2019, which has been subscribed by funds managed by Tenax Capital, aimed at supporting a strategic plan of investments in Italy and abroad.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners in the debt refinancing of Grandi Salumifici Italiani S.p.A.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners assisted the Global Coordinators Crédit Agricole Italia and Banco BPM and the Mandated Lead Arrangers Crédit Agricole Italia, Banco BPM, BPER, Cassa depositi e prestiti and Unipol in the organisation of a medium-long term financing transaction of Euro 170 million.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to Blumen Group S.p.A. in the refinancing of the financial indebtedness

Blumen Group S.p.A., company active in the hobby and professional seed and in the plantcare market, controlled by IGI Investimenti Quattro Fund managed by IGI Private Equity, closed a financing transaction aimed at refinancing the current financial indebtedness and supporting its core business. Crédit Agricole Cariparma S.p.A. acted as mandated lead arranger and original lender.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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 in the sale of Monviso S.r.l. from PM & Partners to Cerea Partenaire

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

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners Advisor to 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 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: 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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: 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 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: 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

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 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 - €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 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 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, 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

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

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

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 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's Advisor in a Euro 300 million bond issue

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

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

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

With 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.