Manuela Maria Grassi new Equity Partner at Pedersoli

Milan, 2 September 2019 – Manuela Maria Grassi joins Pedersoli Studio Legale as Equity Partner.

Manuela Grassi, previously Senior Partner at Studio Legale Ichino – Brugnatelli e Associati heading the banking and commercial law department, has a long-standing expertise in litigation and arbitration, specifically relating to banking and finance sector, in addition to a wide experience in the different civil and commercial law matters.

She is the author of several publications in legal journals and lecturer in professional training courses and conferences, also certified by the Milan and Turin Bar Associations and the Register of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Milan.

Along with Manuela Grassi, Luca Szegö and Andrea Zoccali join the Firm as Senior Associates and Luca Traficante as Associate.

 

 

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Pedersoli and Chiomenti in the renewal of Pirelli’s shareholders’ agreement

Milan, 5 August 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with Antonio Pedersoli and Andrea Gandini (Equity Partners), has advised ChemChina National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and its subsidiary CNRC in the negotiation and execution of the agreement for the renewal of the shareholders’ agreement with Camfin and Marco Tronchetti Provera & C. (MTP), which have been provided legal assistance by Francesco Tedeschini and Renato Genovese (Partners) at Chiomenti.

The renewal of the shareholders’ agreement will be effective from the calling date of Pirelli’s shareholders’ meeting for the approval of 2019 financial statements and an additional period of three years from such date, until Spring 2023.

By this agreement the partnership among ChemChina/CNRC, Silk Road Fund and Camfin/MTP is restated, permanently and consistently to the principles of governance already set forth in the shareholders’ agreement currently in force.

 

 

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Ambienta acquires Ipam: the law firms involved

Milan, 31 July 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Alessandro Marena (Equity Partner), has advised AromataGroup, operating in the production and distribution of natural flavours, extracts and colours for the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic sectors and controlled by Ambienta, in the acquisition of a majority shareholding of Ipam, a leading manufacturer of food ingredients in the breadcrumbs segment with a turnover exceeding 20 million Euro.

Pedersoli team involved also Elisa Bertoni and Edoardo Bononi (Associates).

As to tax aspects, Ambienta has been advised by Facchini Rossi Michelutti Studio Legale Tributario with Luca Rossi and Giancarlo Lapecorella (Partners) and Marco Belloni, Andrea Conte and Davide Pasqual (Associates).

The sellers who have also reinvested in AromataGroup have been provided legal assistance by DWF with a team led by Luca Cuomo (Partner), Giovanni Cucchiarato (Partner) and Alberto Sieli (Associate).

Simmons & Simmons with a team led by Davide D’Affronto (Partner) and composed of Riccardo Rossi (Managing Associate), Cettina Merlino (Associate) and Alessandro Severi (Trainee) has advised the banks in the financing of the transaction. Tax aspects have been managed by Marco Palanca (Partner) and Pasquale Del Prete (Associate).

Vitale & Co. has acted as financial advisor of the sellers, while Labs Corporate Finance has acted on behalf of Ambienta.

 

 

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Pedersoli and Allen & Overy advise INWIT in the agreement for the incorporation of the first Italian tower operator

Milan, 30 July 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised INWIT in the negotiation and execution of the Framework Agreement dated 26 July 2019 with its holding company TIM, Vodafone Italia S.p.A. and the sole shareholder of this latter Vodafone Europe BV to the purpose of governing the terms and conditions of a single transaction, aimed at consolidating the ownership of the passive network infrastructures of Vodafone in INWIT.

The Framework Agreement sets forth: (i) the acquisition of 43.4% corporate capital of Vodafone Tower (a company that will be incorporated by Vodafone Europe BV by demerger of Tower Branch) at a price equal to 2,140 million Euro; and (ii) the merger by incorporation of Vodafone Tower in INWIT by issuing in favour of Vodafone Europe BV no. 360 million INWIT ordinary shares (representing 37.5% corporate capital) admitted to listing. Moreover, the transaction provides for the entering into, according to different timing, of several commercial agreements. In particular, the new long-term service agreements (Master Service Agreement) will be effective upon execution of the merger and they will grant the new INWIT to secure revenues for more than 700 million Euro.

The execution of the merger is subject to different conditions and the relevant completion is reasonably expected in the first half of 2020.

As a result of the existing control relationship between TIM and INWIT and the relevance of the transaction, the same represents a related-party transaction of “greater importance” pursuant to the “Regulation on related-party transactions” introduced by CONSOB. Therefore, the Board of Directors of INWIT has approved the transaction and the entering into of the Framework Agreement subject to the prior approval of the relevant Related-Party Committee that has been advised by Allen & Overy as independent legal expert.

The team in Pedersoli Studio Legale has been led by Carlo Pedersoli (Equity Partner) and Andrea Gandini (Equity Partner), with the support of Diego Riva (Equity Partner) and Marida Zaffaroni (Partner) as to M&A aspects and commercial agreements, Davide Cacchioli (Equity Partner) and Alessandro Bardanzellu (Partner) in relation to antitrust and golden power issues; administrative law matters have been managed by Marco Trevisan (Senior Associate), Rosaria Costanzo and  Alessandro Zuccaro (Associates), while Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner), Michele Parlangeli (Senior Associate) and Giuseppe Smerlo (Associate) have provided legal assistance in relation to the Binding Commitments of the lenders and Francesca Leverone (Junior Partner) has advised on Capital Market issues.

Allen & Overy team was composed of Paolo Ghiglione (Partner) and Marco Biallo (Senior Associate).

 

 

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Pedersoli with Farmaè in the listing on AIM Italian Market

Milan, 29 July 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Francesca Leverone (Junior Partner), has advised Farmaè, the omni-channel platform, leader in Italy in e-retailing of health and wellness products in the admission of ordinary shares to trading on AIM Italian Market.

Admission to listing has occurred following an overall placement of 1,334,000 newly issued ordinary shares, as a result of the capital increase reserved to the market, in an equivalent of approximately 10 million Euro, addressed to institutional and professional investors.

Pedersoli team providing legal assistance to Farmaè in the listing has involved also Elisa Bertoni (Associate) and Alice Fazzioli, while Andrea de’ Mozzi (Equity Partner) with Marta D’Addiego (Associate) have advised on tax issues.

Farmaè has been advised also by Alantra as global coordinator, nomad and bookrunner, UBS as financial advisor and Deloitte & Touche as audit company.

 

 

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Growth Law Decree, let’s go. Companies, public administrations and law firms assess the impact of the new rules

Preliminary assessments on the measures introduced by the Italian Law no. 58/2019. Professionals’ debate on the impacts. Giovanni Bandera expresses his view.

Affari Legali – Italia Oggi Sette

22 luglio 2019

Pedersoli and Gattai in the acquisition of AMF by Alpha

Milano, 18 July 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 in the acquisition of the corporate capital of A.M.F. S.p.A., a company based in Bassano del Grappa and manufacturer of metal and non-metal accessories for the main international luxury brands, held by Italglobal Partners, Simax S.r.l. (vehicle of Faerber family) and HB2 S.r.l. that will reinvest with Alpha in the new corporate structure.

Pedersoli team acting for Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 in the transaction is composed of Carlo Re (Equity Partner), Stefano Milanesi (Junior Partner) and Melissa Pace (Associate) as to corporate M&A aspects, while Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner) with Consuelo Citterio (Partner) and Caterina Gatto (Associate) have provided legal assistance in relation to debt restructuring issues. Fineurop Soditic has acted as financial advisor.

Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners has advised the sellers with a team composed of Bruno Gattai and Laura Ortali (Partners), Andrea Ceruli Irelli and Matteo Luison (Associates). Mediobanca has acted as financial advisor.

 

 

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Unblocking-construction sites Decree, unclear amendments in the rules for requirements and new litigation risks

Article by Alessandro Zuccaro on the Unblocking-construction sites Decree (Law 55/2019 converted in Legislative Decree 32/2019). This editorial highlights how the lack of clarity in the amendments introduced in the rules on requirements, which are always the legal basis of a significant litigation, may further increase the risk of the same.

Edilizia e Territorio – Il Sole 24 Ore

2 luglio 2019

Pedersoli and BonelliErede in the sale of Eurochiller to Atlas CopCo

Milan, 4 July 2019 – Bravo Capital Partners sca Raif, a fund managed by Bravo Invest srl, in the sale of the controlling interest (equal to 85% of the share capital) held in Eurochiller Srl, a group specialized in refrigeration systems based in Mortara (Pavia), to the Swedish group Atlas Copco. The remaining 15% has been sold to the entrepreneurs Giovanni Orio, Ugo Varisco and Cesare Barbè.

This is the first divestment for Bravo Capital.

Pedersoli team, led by Alessandro Marena (Equity Partner), involved also Alice Fazzioli.

BonelliErede has acted on behalf of Atlas Copco with a team composed of Eliana Catalano, Luca Del Nunzio and Lorenzo Foot.

 

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The art market: the Tax Autorities position on speculation and collecting

We-Weath magazine interviewed Andrea de’ Mozzi on the tax aspects related to the Arts market. Follow the link to watch the video interview