Pedersoli with the Chinese Hefei SARI V-Capital Management in the acquisition of 90% of NMS Group

Milan, 29 December 2017 – Hefei SARI V-Capital Management Co.,Ltd has acquired 90% of NMS Group, holding company of Nerviano Medical Sciences Group, from Fondazione Regionale per la Ricerca Biomedica (i.e. Regional Foundation for Biomedical Research), still holding a stake equal to 10%.

The completion of the acquisition process is expected within the first quarter of 2018.

Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Hefei SARI V-Capital Management with a team led by Antonio Pedersoli (Equity Partner) and composed of Luca Saraceni (Partner) and Jean-Daniel Regna-Gladin (Senior Associate) in relation to corporate matters, while Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner) and Alessandra De Cantellis (Partner) have provided legal assistance in relation to debt restructuring issues.

Fondazione Regionale per la Ricerca Biomedica has been advised by Lipani Catricalà & Partners and Macchi di Cellere Gangemi with their respective teams composed of Damiano Lipani and Claudio Visco (both Senior Partners) and Giorgio Lezzi and Ernesto Pucci (both Partners).

NMS Group has been advised by Studio CMS with a team led by Mauro Battistella (Partner), also in relation to the company’s debt restructuring. In this regard, UniCredit has been advised by the international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners with a team composed by Roberto Cappelli and Matteo Bragantini (both Partners), Stefania Lo Curto (Counsel) and Leonarda Martino (Associate).

Leonardo&Co and Bank of China have acted as financial advisors, respectively, of NMS Group and Hefei SARI V-Capital Management.

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Pedersoli with Intesa Sanpaolo in the transfer of Infogroup to Engineering

Milan, 28 December 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Intesa Sanpaolo in the transfer of its 100% stake held in Infogroup, which core business focuses on IT services for the financial industry, petrol, mass retail, ICT and Public Administration, to Engineering.

The transaction has been performed on today’s date, following the obtainment of the necessary authorisations from the competent authorities, in execution of the sale and purchase agreement entered into on 27 July 2017.

Pedersoli team is composed of Carlo Pedersoli and Andrea Gandini (Equity Partners), Marida Zaffaroni and Diego Riva (Partner) and Edoardo Pedersoli (Associate).

EY has acted as financial advisor.

 

 

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Pedersoli with Nuova Abibes in the acquisition of a branch from “Aibes” agreement with creditors

Milan, 21 December 2017 –  Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team composed of Elio Marena (Equity Partner) and Alessandro Ronchini (Associate), has advised the company Nuova Abibes S.r.l. in the acquisition – within the procedure of Agreement with Creditors of the company “Abibes S.r.l. in liquidazione” – of “Abibes” branch located in Cremona and operating, inter alia, in the field of blending and refining LPG and natural gas, as well as their storage.

Giovanna Maria Fossa has acted as Judicial Liquidator in the procedure of agreement with creditors, of which the appointed Judge is Stefania Grasselli. The notarial deed of transfer has been entered into before Alberto Piantelli, Notary Public in Crema.

Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised also Nuova Abibes and the relevant shareholders in the agreements with the Czech investment company MS Distribution SE in relation to the co-investment in Nuova Abibes and the contribution of the necessary funds to perform the transaction as well as the relevant shareholders agreements. The company MS Distribution SE has been advised by Pierangelo Stangalino.

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Pedersoli with Pelliconi in the acquisition of Oriental

Milan, 15 December 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale with a team led by Alessandro Marena (Equity Partner), with Massimo Trimboli Raguseo (Associate), has advised Pelliconi & C. Spa, an Italian leading group in manufacturing metal and plastic caps for beverage industry, in the agreements for the acquisition of 51% of the Indian company Oriental Containers Ltd, one of the main players in the Indian market and manufacturer of plastic and metal caps for beverage industry, too.

Pelliconi has been advised also by the Indian law firm Majmudar & Partners with Akil Hirani and Amrit Mehta (both Partners), who have provided legal assistance in relation to Indian law matters, K Finance as financial advisor, while the tax and accounting due diligence has been performed by the Indian team of Deloitte.

 

 

 

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Pedersoli strengthens Financial Institutions department. Alessandro Zappasodi new Partner.

Milan, 27 November 2017 – Alessandro Zappasodi joins Pedersoli Studio Legale as Partner.

Zappasodi has acquired a significant experience concerning regulatory in relation to banking, insurance, asset management and other financial intermediaries field, accrued by assisting Italian and foreign regulated entities and financial intermediaries, with reference to domestic and cross-border complex regulatory issues, structuring and implementation of extraordinary transactions, identification of governance profiles and connected to the current operation of such entities, as well as management of relations with the competent supervisory authorities, also within sanctioning proceedings brought by the latter.

After graduating with honours at L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University in Rome, in 2003 he has started working at one of the leading domestic law firms, becoming Partner of the same in 2015. Furthermore, in 2005, he has spent a secondment period in the Fixed Income department of Morgan Stanley’s London office. In 2009 he has taken his Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the Columbia University School of Law in New York.

Including Zappasodi among its professionals, Pedersoli strengthens and empowers its professional services of a practice in which, inter alia, the Firm operates alongside leading regulated entities, having a systemic importance, in the implementation of complex mergers and other extraordinary corporate transactions, also with reference to issues relating to settlement of banking crisis.

Within Financial Institutions department, the activity of Alessandro Zappasodi will develop by close cooperation with M&A, Corporate, Banking and Finance, Litigation and Arbitration, Tax and Labour departments, in order to provide regulated entities and investors with a combined assistance and able to meet their specific requirements to the best extent.

Following this new entry, Pedersoli, increases the number of its professionals over 120, among which 18 Equity Partners and 14 Partners, operating in the Milan, Turin and Rome offices.

 

 

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Pedersoli and Clifford Chance in the financing of Anima Holding for the acquisition of Aletti Gestielle SGR

Milan, 13 November 2017  – Within the acquisition process of Aletti Gestielle SGR, the purchaser Anima Holding has entered into a credit facility agreement of an overall amount equal to 850 million Euro, including a mid-long term facility of 550 million Euro granted by Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, BPM, Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario, MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese, Intesa Sanpaolo, UniCredit, Credito Valtellinese and Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata, and a bridge-to-equity credit facility of 300 million Euro granted by Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BPM and Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario.

Anima Holding has been advised by Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner) and composed of Alessandra De Cantellis (Partner) and Andrea Monni (Trainee). Tax advice has been provided by Studio Di Tanno.

Clifford Chance has advised the lenders with a team led by Giuseppe De Palma (Partner) and composed of Pasquale Bifulco (Senior Associate) and Giuseppe Chiaula (Trainee). Tax advice in the interest of the banks has been provided by Marco Palanca (Counsel) and Pasquale Del Prete (Associate).

 

 

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Pedersoli in the transfer of Banca Leonardo to Indosuez Wealth Management

Milan, 8 November 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Carlo Re (Equity Partner) and composed of Luca Rossi Provesi (Senior Associate), Edoardo Pedersoli and Giulia Etzi Alcayde (both Associates), has advised the sellers and Banca Leonardo, one of the main players in the wealth management sector in Italy, in the agreements for the transfer of 67.67 % of the Bank’s corporate capital to Indosuez Wealth Management, the reference expert for global wealth management of Crédit Agricole group, through its controlled company CA Indosuez Wealth (Europe). Furthermore, CA Indosuez Wealth (Europe) will offer the other shareholders of Banca Leonardo to acquire their shares at the same price and conditions, in order to acquire 100% of the Bank.

The transaction is subject to the approval of the competent authorities and will be executed over the first semester of 2018.

 

 

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Italian Growth Fund acquires a shareholding in Aquafil

Milan, 8 November 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale with a team composed of Carlo Re (Equity Partner) and Giulia Etzi Alcayde (Associate), has advised Quaestio Capital SGR S.p.A. in the acquisition, in the name and on behalf of Italian Growth Fund, of a stake in the corporate capital of Aquafil equal to 1.222%.

The transaction falls within the framework of executing the acquisition of 24% of corporate capital of Aquafil, a company operating in the manufacturing of synthetic fibres, by Space3 S.p.A., third SPAC introduced by Space Holding and listed on MIV market of the Italian Stock Exchange, and the subsequent entering into of the deed of merger by incorporation of Aquafil in Space3, pursuant to the resolutions of the respective shareholders’ meetings held on 27 July 2017. The effectiveness of the merger is subject to the issuance of the relevant decisions by the Italian Stock Exchange and the National Commission for Companies and Stock Exchange (CONSOB).

 

 

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Pedersoli establishes the Administrative Law department and confers the lead to Sergio Fienga

Sergio Fienga joins Pedersoli as Equity Partner and he will lead the development of the department from the Firm’s new office in Rome

Milan, 6 November 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has established Administrative Law department and the relevant development will be led by Sergio Fienga, joining the Firm as Equity Partner.

The department, operating from 1 November, provides legal assistance in all fields of public and administrative law, both on contentious and non-contentious matters.

Administrative Law department operates in cooperation with the existing 11 departments of Pedersoli Studio Legale, granting full assistance in relation to transactions in regulated sectors or having profiles of public relevance such as town planning regulation, energy, telecommunications, infrastructures, healthcare and environment sectors.

The team is composed of four professionals mainly operating in the new offices of the Firm located in Rome, Piazzale delle Belle Arti no. 8,  and established to support and improve the actual development of such practice area.

Fienga joins Pedersoli Studio Legale after having accrued a significant experience in managing public tenders, concessions of services and project finance as well as advising clients before Regional Administrative Courts, State Council and Independent Authorities.

He has started his career at Clarich Libertini Macaluso & Valli law firm in Rome, he has been Partner and head of the Administrative Law department both of Dewey & Le Boeuf and subsequently, in the year 2013, CDP law firm.

The members of the new team led by Sergio Fienga are Marco Trevisan, as Senior Associate, Giovanni Battista De Luca and Alessandro Zuccaro both as Associate.

Luca Trevisan and Giovanni Battista De Luca join Pedersoli Studio Legale having previously worked at Dewey & Le Boeuf and, lastly, at CDP law firm, while Alessandro Zuccaro has been working recently at Villata law firm and, formerly in the Energy department of the Italian Antitrust Authority.

Following these new entries, Pedersoli Studio Legale increases the number of its professionals to over 120, among which 18 Equity Partners and 13 Partners, operating in the Milan, Turin and Rome offices.

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Pedersoli with Intesa in the acquisition of a shareholding in CARIPT

Milan, 26 October 2017 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Intesa Sanpaolo in the acquisition of 16.525% of the corporate capital of Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e della Lucchesia (CARIPT) in an amount equal to 85.2 million Euro.

The acquisition of the shareholding, assigned by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia, allows Intesa Sanpaolo to control 99.5% of the corporate capital of Cassa di Risparmio.

Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Intesa Sanpaolo with a team led by Carlo Pedersoli (Equity Partner) with Paolo Manzoni (Associate).

 

 

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