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17 July 2024

Patron Capital and Investire SGR target €150m of residential real estate in Rome

Patron Capital,  the pan-European institutional investor, and Investire SGR have established Rome Resi 1, a real estate investment fund (FIA) targeting up to €150m worth of residential development opportunities in Rome. 

Patron Capital was advised by our firm with a team composed of partner Alessandro de Botton and associates Francesco Manghisi and Giulia Mescolini, as well as of partner Lorenzo Caruccio and senior associate Fausto Indelicato for public law matters. 

4 July 2024

Kryalos SGR completes new acquisition of unlikely-to-pay credits

Kryalos SGR announced the completion of its sixth acquisition of unlikely-to-pay (UTP) receivables through the fund named "Keystone",  bringing the total value of assets under management to over EUR 770m.

Our firm advised Kryalos on the legal aspects of the transaction, with a team composed of partners Mara Milano and Beatrice Neri, and associates Michela Maresca and Giulia Mescolini.

3 July 2024

OME Metallurgica Erbese acquires German competitor Jungeblodt GMBH

OME Metallurgica Erbese S.r.l., a portfolio company of IGI Private Equity, acquired 100% of Jungeblodt GMBH from Klemens e Heinrich Jungeblodt, who will reinvest a part of the proceeds in Jungeblodt to encourage the integration of the two entities and the valorisation of people and within them. 

Our firm advised OME on the tax aspects of the deal structure with the team composed of partner Ottavia Alfano, senior associate Andrea Cristiani and associate Filippo Maria Mariani. 

26 June 2024

Alpitour World acquires VOI Arenella Resort

VOIhotels, the hôtellerie chain of the Alpitour World group, has completed the acquisition of the company that owns VOI Arenella Resort, a hotel structure covering over 60 hectares in the vicinity of Syracuse, managed by VOIhotels itself since 2004.

Our firm advised the seller with a team composed of partner Ciro Di Palma, senior associate Stefano Cova and associate Giulia Mescolini.


3 June 2024

IGI Private Equity acquires majority stake in ThermoKey

IGI Private Equity, with the support of LGT Capital Partners and BNP Paribas BNL Equity Investments as co-investors, acquired control of ThermoKey S.p.A., a company that has been producing air heat exchangers and ventilated units for over 30 years, from the company Investo Uno Srl. 

Our firm advised IGI Private Equity with the structuring of the transaction and the tax due diligence, with a team composed of partner Ottavia Alfano, senior associate Andrea Cristiani and associate Filippo Maria Mariani.


31 May 2024

Indaco Venture Partners SGR has invested in MicThera S.r.l.

Indaco Venture Partners SGR, through the funds named Indaco Bio Fund and Indaco Bio Parallel Fund, has invested in MicThera S.r.l., a start-up company active in the development of microbial-derived cancer therapies.

Our firm advised MichThera and its founders with partner Maria Milano and associate Alessio Sini. 

17 May 2024

ConformGest acquired Rpm Garantie

ConformGest S.p.A., a group active in after-sales services in the used-vehicle sector - controlled by VAM Investments and owned by the Pinzano family - has completed the acquisition of Rpm Garantie, a company operating in the same market segment and specialised in the management of conventional warranties and the legal warranty of conformity on behalf of professional used-vehicle dealers.

Our firm, with a team led by partner Ottavia Alfano and composed of senior associate Andrea Cristiani and associate Filippo Maria Mariani, advised the buyer on tax aspects.


6 May 2024

COIMA buys three properties in the historic centre of Rome for more than €200 million

COIMA SGR S.p.A., on behalf of the reserved alternative real estate funds COIMA Core Fund I and COIMA Core Fund II, has bought three commercial properties in the historic centre of Rome succeeding Zurich and Morgan Stanley as the majority shareholder and acting independently as the manager of the alternative real estate investment fund "Sapphire", which holds the three trophy assets in its portfolio.

Our firm advised COIMA with a team composed of partners Alessandro de Botton and Maria Milano, senior associate Francesca Battistutta, associate Alessio Sini and trainee Filippo Ghanaymi, for real estate matters, as well as of partner Lorenzo Caruccio and associate Davide D'Occhio for administrative law aspects. 

29 April 2024

Fattal buys Hotel Cicerone in Rome

Fattal Hotels Italy, a company within the leading hotel group Fattal Hotel, has completed the acquisition of the Hotel Cicerone, located in the heart of Rome, from Banco BPM.

Our firm advised Banco BPM with a team composed of partner Alessandro de Botton, senior associate Stefano Cova and trainee Gian Luca Marchi.

10 April 2024

Evoca issued €550 million high yield senior secured notes

Lone Star portfolio company Evoca, active in the out-of-home coffee machine sector, issued €550 million high yield senior secured notes due in 2029, the proceeds of which were used for the early refinancing of the existing bond. 

Our firm advised Evoca on the Italian tax aspects of the issuance with a team led by partner Ottavia Alfano, of counsel Paolo Ruggiero, senior associate Matteo Mairone and associate Filippo Maria Mariani. 

5 April 2024

QuattroR buys a 50% stake in Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group

QuattroR has acquired a 50% stake in Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group with the aim of accelerating its growth and long-term value creation. The remaining 50% will remain with Massimo Zanetti and his family.

QuattroR acquires its stake in the Group primarily through a sizeable capital increase. The new resources will be entirely dedicated to pursuing several growth opportunities, already identified and shared, as well as reducing the financial leverage at the group level.

Our firm advised QuattroR with a multidisciplinary team led by partner Ugo Molinari and composed of partner Margherita Santoiemma, senior associate Andrea Cecchi and associate Giulia Mescolini for corporate aspects, and partner Marco Leonardi for finance aspects.

2 April 2024

New round of appointments at Molinari Agostinelli

Molinari Agostinelli's internal growth continues as Claudio Zanda and Lorenzo Caruccio are appointed salary partners of the firm. Claudio Zanda has extensive and multidisciplinary experience in extraordinary transactions in the areas of debt restructuring, private equity, M&A and real estate. Lorenzo Caruccio is head of the firm's admistrative law practice since 2021 and has a thorough experience in the area of public law, with particular reference to the construction and urban planning, energy and environment, and public procurement sectors.

Such appointments are accompanied by the promotions of Matteo Mairone, Alessandro Pallavicini and Federico Trabucco to senior associate.