Extraordinary Transactions and Private Equity
For over 30 years, extraordinary transactions are the core of our activity.
Business community leaders constantly rely on our ability to plan, organize and implement the deal and the investment structure, in relation to both private and public target companies.
We have a strong private equity practice, having worked alongside leading Italian and European operators for years in structuring and organizing investment funds, in the assistance to fund underwriters and managers, and in the assistance in investment and divestment transactions, handling all aspects of transaction, structuring the deal negotiating and drafting the acquisition agreements, the financing agreements, and incentive plans for directors and managers.
The diverse array of our professional capabilities and the close interaction among our departments – banking/restructuring and litigation – ensures the satisfaction of the clients’ goals also when distressed entities are involved.
Our close relationship with foreign firms also enables us to assist clients in complex and cross-border transactions.
Our clients are leading and upcoming players – operating in the international and domestic market – in the fields of: food, healthcare, infrastructures/energy, luxury, manufacturing, media/technology and retail.
Advice to the Permira Funds in the investment, in the ensuing Group-building transactions and in the exit through an international sale process.
Assistance to Salini Impregilo (now Webuild) in the context of Progetto Italia and the purchase offer for Astaldi.
Assistance to Webuild in the integration of the Astaldi activities into the Webuild Group.
Assistance to the Permira Funds in the investment in Golden Goose.
Advice to the minority shareholders in the divestment.
Assistance to the sellers in the sale of the company to the IPI Funds and in the related financial transactions.
Advice to the Elliott Funds in their investment in Telecom Italia.
Assistance to Lactalis in the acquistion - through a competitive process - of Nuova Castelli, a company specialized in manufacturing and trade of PDO Parmigiano Reggiano, Grana Padano and buffalo mozzarella cheeses.
Assistance to F2i in the volultary tender offer on El Towers.
Advice to the Permira Funds in their investments in the healthcare/biomedical technologies sector with the creation of the Althea Group.
Assistance to the Permira Funds in the acquisition of Arcaplanet and in the subsequent group-building transactions.
Advice to CDP Equity in the investment through convertible bonds subscription and a public exchange offer.
F2i-Marguerite / Infracom / McLink / KPNQWEST/Enter
Advice to F2i Funds in the investment in Infracom, McLink and KPNQWEST.
Assistance in the ensuing Group corporate reorganization.
Advice to the extraordinary administration in the listing of the company through the international offer of new shares.
Assistance to the company in the 2017 tender offer launched by Lactalis.
Alerion Clean Power
Advice to Edison and F2i in the competing tender offers and in the related litigation.
Advice to the Permira Funds in the purchase of Ingegneria Biomedica Santa Lucia and in the ensuing group-building and corporate reorganization.
Advice to the shareholders in the context of the entry of Catterton in the company’s capital.
Advice to the company in its external growth transactions.
Advice to the Tiscali Group in its industrial integration with the Aria Group.
Assistance to RCS in the sale to Mondadori of the books division.
Assistance to F2i in the reorganization of its investments in the airport sector.
Advice to F2i Funds in the investment, expansion and divestiture of Metroweb.
Spafid (Gruppo Mediobanca)
Advice in the group-building transactions and in the related commercial agreements.
Advice to the shareholders in the sale of the company to Ebro Foods Group.
Assistance to KOS Group in its external growth projects (among which the acquisition of Residenze Anni Azzurri) and in the reorganization of its real estate assets (with the Beni Stabili Funds).
Telecom Italia Media
Advice to the Telecom Italia Group in the integration of its broadcasting activity with those of L’Espresso Group.
IEO – Istituto Europeo di Oncologia
Advice to the company in its restructuring an in the following transactions with the entry of new shareholders.
Assistance to the Five Arrows Funds in their minority investment in the company.
Selma Bipiemme (Gruppo Mediobanca)
Advice in the acquisition from Telecom Italia of a 20% stake in Teleleasing.
Advice to the Group in the financial restructuring and in the merger with an SPAC, with renegotiation of the indebtedness.
Assistance to Sammontana in the sale of Tre Marie Ricorrenze to the Galbusera Group.
Advice to Impregilo in the tender offer launched on the company by Salini Group.
Advice to the Permira Funds in the investment and subsequent sale of Marazzi.
Sale to Gavio Group of a participation in Tangenziali Esterne Milano and the related works quotas.
Advice to Investitori Associati in the investment and the sale of the company.
Assistance to Investitori Associati in the purchase, development and sale of the company.
Assistance in the company’s sale to the PAI Funds and in the BC Partners investment.
Advice to the partners in the company’s sale and in teh related real estate transactions.
Advice in the acquisition of the company, in the partnership with the Aponte Group and in the related financial profiles.
Advice to the shareholders in the sale of the company to Gruppo Coin.
Advice to the company and the shareholders in the context of the entry of the Sator Fund.
Advice to Investitori Associati in the disposal of Bluvacanze and and Cisalpina to MSC Group.
Advice to the company in the disposal of the Maritza East III plant.
Advice to the shareholders in the disposal of the company to RTI and in their cooperation agreements with Mediaset.
Assistance to Investitori Associati in the investment in the company and to the company in its reorganization and restructuring.
Advice in the acquisition of Polycontrol.
Advice to the company in the financial restructuring and ensuing disposal to the IDeA CCR Fund.
Advice to the shareholders in their sale and reinvestment in connection with the purchase of the company by Ares Life Science.
Advice to the company in the externalization of parts of the Group’s activities.
Advice to Alicros in the sale of Ercom to Lavazza Group.
Advice to Sammontana in the acquisition of Gran Milano from Barilla Group.
Advice to the Magenta Fund in the sale of CIFA.
Advice to Mediobanca in the purchase of Linea from Banco Popolare di Verona e Novara and Banca Popolare di Vicenza.
Assistance to the Alpha Funds in the acquisition of Rhiag.
Compass (Gruppo Mediobanca)
Advice to the company in its joint venture with Ducati for the consumer credit to the Ducati clients.
Advice in the competing tender offer on Tecla and Berenice Funds, managed by Pirelli Real Estate.
Advice in the contribution of a real estate portfolio to the Whitehall Funds and their following listing.
Advice to Permira in the sale of Ferretti and to the company in the leveraged refinancing transaction.
Assistance in the Investitori Associati investment and exit, as well as in the recapitalization and refinancing of the indebtedness.
Advice to Investitori Associati in the investment.
Assistance to the Equinox Funds in the investment and the following sale of the company.
Advice in the acquisition of Eurogen and in the related financing.
Company de-merger and creation of HdP. Ensuing HdP disposals.
Advice to Compart in the voluntary tender offer on Montedison.
Aeroporti di Roma
Advice to the bidders in the privatization and in the ensuing transactions regarding the company.
Advice to HdP in the investment.
Assistance to RCS in the disposal of Finelco (the holding of Radio 105, RMC and Virgin Radio), in the cooperation agreements with Skira Group and in the purchase of Tramontana.
Advice to the shareholders in the sale of the company.
Advice to CIR Group in the sale of the company.
Advice to Edison Group in the investment in Zephyro.
Assistance to the investments in the private education sector.
Advice to CIR Group in the KOS capital increase with the entry of AXA into the shareholder structure.
Assistance in the sale of the company to Marzotto Group.
Advice to HdP in the investment.