Pedersoli with Alpha in the acquisition of Laminam

Milan, 29 April 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 in the agreement for the acquisition of the control of Laminam S.p.A. from Stefani family and Alberto Selmi providing legal assistance in relation to M&A, Antitrust and Banking issues with three teams respectively led by Carlo Re, Davide Cacchioli and Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partners).

According to the transaction Alberto Selmi, who continues to manage Laminam together with the management team, will further increase his shareholding in the group.

Laminam, leading company in the global market for large ceramic slabs, has a consolidated turnover in 2018 amounting to approximately 110 million Euro, up 29% on the previous year, and having an EBITDA of approximately 26 million. The execution of the transaction is subject to customary clearances and it is expected within mid-August.

At Pedersoli Studio Legale the following professionals have been involved by Carlo Re, Davide Cacchioli and Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partners): Stefano Milanesi (Counsel) and Melissa Pace (Trainee) as to M&A aspects, Alessandro Bardanzellu (Partner) and Jacopo Pietro Ruggero Cislaghi (Trainee) as to antitrust matters and Consuelo Citterio (Partner), Giulia Lucchini and Caterina Gatto (Associates) as to financial issues.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with Cristiano Garbarini (Partner), Alban Zaimaj and Valentina Buzzi (Senior Associates) and Clementina Bastianutti (Associate), has advised Alpha in relation to tax aspects of the transaction, while Essentia Advisory has acted as debt advisor.

Banco BPM, as arranger, bookrunner and lender, has been advised by Simmons & Simmons with a team composed of Davide D’Affronto (Partner), Fabrizio Nebuloni (Senior Associate) and Francesco Burla (Trainee) as well as, in relation to tax aspects, Marco Palanca (Partner) and Pasquale Del Prete (Associate).

Stefani family has been advised by Enrico Bemporad at Studio Legale Enrico Bemporad with the support of Elisa Rossi (Trainee) and Studio Pincelli e Associati, while Alberto Selmi has been advised by Massimo Penco at Studio Legale Penco.




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