Milan, 25 June 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team composed of Giovanni Bandera (Equity Partner) and Licia Mongiello (Associate), has advised Anthilia Capital Partners SGR in the subscription of an investment equal to 40 million Euro by Fondo Europeo per gli Investimenti (FEI – the European Fund for Investments) in Anthilia BIT III, the closed-end private debt fund incorporated in November 2018, addressed to qualified investors investing in debt instruments, mainly bond issues by SMEs resident in Italy and it has a maximum term of 10 years.
By this new fund Anthilia continues the successful experience started in 2013 with Anthilia Bond Impresa Territorio (Anthilia BIT) and in 2016 with Anthilia BIT Parallel Fund, strengthening its presence alongside SMEs with revenues between 20 and 200 million Euro.
This transaction falls within the investment program under Juncker Plan for debt funds, named Private Credit Tailored for SMEs. The idea is to combine the resources of Juncker Plan and FEI in one billion Euro to be applied to direct and indirect investments in diversified debt funds in Europe.
By the new subscription of FEI, in addition to the subscriptions of other Italian institutional investors, Anthilia BIT III achieves an overall availability of approximately 200 million Euro, more than half of the 350 million Euro collection target within 2020.
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