Pedersoli in the incorporation of Test Holding, a new holding controlling Bimal and Leonardo

Milan, 26 July 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Route Capital Partners S.r.l., Maurizio Perroni and Equilybra S.p.A., and the founding shareholders of Bimal S.r.l. (Perugia) and Leonardo S.r.l. (Brescia), in a “club deal” relating to the incorporation of Test Holding S.p.A. and the acquisition by this latter of 100% of Bimal S.r.l. and Leonardo S.r.l., international leaders in the sector of design and manufacture of “Test Stands” for fluidic and mechanical components in the hydraulics, mechanics, automotive and aerospace fields.

Pedersoli has provided legal assistance with a team composed of Luca Saraceni (Partner) as to corporate matters, Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner) and Morena Bontorin (Senior Associate) and Giulia Lucchini as to banking issues, while Daniela Caporicci (Partner) has advised on tax aspects. BDO has managed the financial due diligence. Route Capital Partners has performed the business due diligence.

Leonardo has been advised by Cross Border, and namely by Carlo Montenovesi, Stefano Oddo and Michele Parlani and by Bonafè Grifoni e Associati, represented by Mario Bonafè.

Route Capital Partners and Maurizio Perroni have acted as financial advisors in the transaction and they have invested in the industrial project.

Eversheds Sutherland, with a team led by Marco Franzini (Senior Partner), and composed of Angelo Alfonso Speranza (Senior Associate) and Angela Costanzo and Beatrice Faroni (both Trainees), has advised UniCredit in the structuring of the credit facilities to the vehicles for the acquisition of Leonardo S.r.l. and Bimal S.r.l., as well as in the drafting of the whole set of financial documents  and in the relevant closing and funding.

The transaction has been executed in Milano before the notary public Lorenzo Stucchi at RS Restuccia & Stucchi Notai e Associati.




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