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10 August 2022

Conclusion of the subscription period of Landi Renzo S.p.A.

The subscription period of a maximum of No. 112,500,000 newly issued ordinary shares of Landi Renzo - a company listed on Euronext STAR Milan and world leader in the design and production of technologies for energy transition – has expired. The shares arise from the capital increase resolved by the Extraordinary Shareholders’ meeting held on April 29, 2022.

Our firm, with a team composed of partners Ugo Molinari and Marco Laviano, senior counsel Paolo Barbanti Silva and associate Giuliano Decorato, advised Itaca Equity Holding, which acquired a minority stake in the vehicle Green by Definition S.p.A. through which the investment in Landi Renzo was carried out.  

9 August 2022

IGI SGR acquires controlling stake in Matec Industries

IGI Private Equity, through a co-investment by private equity funds managed by Unigestion SA, acquired a majority stake in Matec Industries (Macchine Tecnologiche), a company founded in 2004 and active in the design and construction of plants for treatment and filtration of wastewater produced in many sectors, such as mining, aggregates, construction, concrete, marble and granite, ceramics, glass, plastics and in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Our firm, with a team led by partner Ottavia Alfano, assisted IGI SGR with respect to the tax aspects of the acquisition and the financial structure of the transaction as well as the tax due diligence. 

9 August 2022

Fondo Italiano d'Investimento and Armonia SGR in the acquisition of Quick

Fondo Italiano d'Investimento and Armonia Sgr executed a binding agreement to acquire from the Marzucco Family a majority stake in Quick, a group active in the design, engineering and production of technologically advanced equipment for motor yachts, sailing yachts and superyachts.

Our firm advised Banco BPM and Banca Bper, acting as lenders, with a team composed of partner Marco Leonardi and associate Alessandro Pallavicini.


2 August 2022

Bonelli, Molinari and GOP in the acquisition of Hotel Excelsior in Venice

The London and Regional Group Hotel Holdings acquired from COIMA SGR S.p.A., which acted as management company of the AIF "Lido di Venezia II", the company Hotel Lido Uno S.r.l., owner of a real estate complex including the historic five-star luxury hotel "Hotel Excelsior" located on the Venice Lido island.

Our firm advised Coima SGR with a team led by partners Ugo Molinari and Maria Milano, supported by associate Michela Maresca and trainee Gianluca Diena.

26 July 2022

Molinari Agostinelli in the minibond issuance by Freeda

UniCredit subscribed a minibond issued by AG Digital Media S.p.A., a Milan-based scale-up company founded in 2016, which through the brand Freeda Media produces and distributes original online contents on inclusion and diversity matters. The transaction aims at strengthening Freeda Platform, recently launched in the fashion, food, entertainment and cosmetics sectors, and consolidating its commitment to sustainability.
Our firm advised AG Digital Media S.p.A. with partner Andrea Taurozzi and associate Alessandro Pallavicini.

22 July 2022

Banco BPM and BNL in the acquisition financing of CBS by Arcadia

Banco BPM S.p.A. and Banca Nazionale del Lavoro S.p.A. financed the acquisition by the closed-end investment fund called "Arcadia Small Cap II.", managed by Arcadia SGR S.p.A., of CBS Est S.r.l, a company active in the design and production of manifolds, pipes, assemblies and systems made of copper, brass, aluminum, etc., for the heat, ventilation and air conditioning market.

Molinari Agostinelli advised the lenders with a team composed of partner Andrea Taurozzi, associate Alessandro Pallavicini and trainee Emanuele Paoluzzi.


15 July 2022

Alto Partners and Gescad sold their stake in BIA

Bonifiche Ferraresi signed an agreement for the acquisition from Alto Partners Sgr and Gescad of the entire share capital of Bia, a group active in the production and marketing of couscous from an Italian supply chain, one of the top players in the European market and world leader in the production of organic couscous. 

Our firm advised the sellers with a team led by partner Ciro Di Palma and composed of senior associate Francesca Battistutta and associate Michela Maresca. 

14 July 2022

Molinari Agostinelli and Giovanardi on the sale of an industrial complex to Blackstone

Molinari Agostinelli, with a team composed of partner Andrea Taurozzi and associate Cristina Cupolo, with respect to structure and restructuring aspects, and partner Ciro Di Palma and trainee Gian Luca Marchi, for real estate aspects, advised the financial creditors Banco BPM, Amco, BPER Banca, Crédit Agricole Italia, Illimity, Banca Popolare di Sondrio and Intesa Sanpaolo, on the sale by Giustino S.r.l. of the industrial complex located in the municipality of Telgate (BG), former headquarters of the company owning the brand Brevi, now in bankruptcy, to the fund 'Minerva', managed by Kryalos SGR.

6 July 2022

DeA Capital Alternative Funds enters into the share capital of Costa Edutainment

DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR, through the fund IDeA CCR II, has executed a partnership agreement with Costa Edutainment Group envisaging the acquisition by IDeA CCR of a 10% stake in Costa Edutainment Group and the subscription by IDeA itself, illimity Bank S.p.A. and the fund AZIMUT ELTIF Private Debt - Capital Solutions, managed by Muzinich & Co. SGR, of a €35 mln convertible bond. Our firm advised DeA Capital Alternative Funds with a multidisciplinary team composed of partner Margherita Santoiemma, managing counsel Giacomo Colombo, associate Andrea Cecchi and trainee Gianluca Diena for corporate law matters, partner Marco Leonardi and associate Alessandro Pallavicini for financing-related aspects and managing counsel Lorenzo Caruccio for administrative law profiles.


15 June 2022

Green Stone SICAF acquires a trophy asset in the heart of Rome

Partner Ciro Di Palma and associate Francesco Manghisi advised a company active in the real estate sector on the sale to Green Stone SICAF S.p.A. of a trophy asset located in the centre of Rome.

7 June 2022

Investindesign S.p.A., Italian Design Brands S.p.A. and Fingamma S.p.A. invests in Gamma Arredamenti International S.p.A.

Partner Marco Leonardi with associate Cristina Cupolo and trainee Emanuele Paoluzzi advised UniCredit on the financing for the acquisition of Gamma Arredamenti International S.p.A. by Investindesign S.p.A., Italian Design Brands S.p.A. and Fingamma S.p.A. 

19 May 2022

Molinari Agostinelli on the financing to HHLA PLT Italy

Partner Alessandro Fontana with associate Giorgia Gentilini and trainee Emanuele Paoluzzi advised HHLA PLT Italy S.r.l., the company holding the concession for an intermodal logistics platform covering an area of over 200,000 square meters in the Port of Trieste, on the financing granted by the BCC Iccrea Group and aimed at supporting the development of its logistics activities and the investment in new equipment for cargo handling.