2018 Press release

18/10/2018 - 2nd AmCham Italy Advocacy Conference: Antonio Pedersoli presents the results of the M&A Working Group of which he is Chairman

Milan, 18 October 2018 – The second edition of the Conference focusing on the Advocacy activity of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy took place this morning at Palazzo Turati.

During the event, the Committees and the Working Groups, created with the purpose of periodically drafting and submitting positions, ideas and solutions aiming at the improvement of business climate of Italy and the increase of our Country’s attractiveness towards foreign investors, explained their outcomes.

11/10/2018 - Pedersoli and Ersel in the acquisition of an antique property in Milan

Milan, 11 October 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Ersel Investimenti S.p.A. in the acquisition of 100% share capital of Caradosso 16 S.r.l., the company owning the property located at Via Caradosso no. 16 in Milan.

02/10/2018 - Pedersoli and Pavesio in the sale of Olivotto Glass Technologies

Milan, 2 October 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Alessandro Marena (Equity Partner), has advised Star Capital SGR and the minority shareholders in the agreements for the sale of Olivotto Glass Technologies S.p.A., a leading company in the engineering, manufacturing, installation and commissioning of systems, machines and plants for hollow glass forming, to China Glass Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and leader in the manufacturing of float and reflective glass.

28/09/2018 - Pedersoli and Made in Italy Fund in the acquisition of Palladium Moda

Milan, 28 September 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner), has advised the new private equity fund Made in Italy Fund, incorporated by Q Group & Pambianco, in the acquisition of the majority in Palladium Moda, owner of 120% Lino trademark, a leading company in linen clothing and other high quality natural fibres, distributed in 7 stores located, inter alia, in Milan and South Florida.

27/09/2018 - Pedersoli and Dentons in the financing for The Student Hotel

Milan, 27 September 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner) and Nicola Nocerino (Associate), assisted the syndicate of banks composed by UniCredit S.p.A., Crédit Agricole Cariparma S.p.A. and MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese S.p.A., (the latter  also having the role of agent bank) in the financing to TSH Bologna PropCo S.r.l vehicle of The Student Hotel group, aimed at funding the acquisition of the real estate complex located in via Fioravanti in Bologna and its transformation into The Student Hotel. The Student Hotel Bologna will offer modern fully-furnished rooms for hotel, short stay (young professionals and expats) and student guests, as well as co-working areas, F&B and retail.

26/09/2018 - Pedersoli and GOP in the acquisition of "bio" activities of Mossi & Ghisolfi Group by Versalis

Milan, 26 September 2018 – Versalis, the Eni chemical company internationally operating in the sectors of basic chemicals, plastics, rubbers and bio-based chemical industry, has won the bidding process ordered by the Court of Alessandria in relation to the “bio” activities of Mossi & Ghisolfi Group.

The deed of transfer of the relevant branches will be entered into in the forthcoming weeks, pursuant to the terms and conditions of law…

18/09/2018 - Pedersoli and Giovannelli in the acquisition of the majority of Imecon

Milan, 18 September 2018 – Cifin Srl, currently Voilàp Holding, acquires 70% of Imecon Engineering Srl corporate capital, a company based in Milan and specialised in the development of integrated technological solutions – totems and large screens – supporting retail, information and digital advertising, from the founding shareholders Fabio and Alessio Vairani, who will continue to hold a qualified minority shareholding in the corporate capital.

06/08/2018 - Pedersoli and Legance in the acquisition of Sebach by Alchemy

Milan, 6 August 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, has advised Alchemy Special Opportunities Fund, specialised in private equity investments in Europe, in the acquisition of 100% of Ylda group, controlled by Sebach and Armal, leading companies based in Certaldo (Florence) in rental and production of chemical toilets. Ylda group, currently having more than 400 employees, operates also in France, United States of America, India, Morocco and China, through wholly owned companies.

Pedersoli has acted with a multidisciplinary team led by…

03/08/2018 - Pedersoli and Nctm in the agreements for the acquisition of Calligaris by Alpha

Milan, 3 August 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 in relation to the agreement for the acquisition of Calligaris S.p.A., a leading company in the global market of high quality living & dining furniture, from Calligaris family. The execution of the acquisition, subject to provisions of law and customary activities provided for in relation to this specific transactions, is expected in Autumn.

The transaction includes a reinvestment by…

03/08/2018 - Pedersoli with Coesia in the acquisition of System

Milan, 3 August 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Coesia, a group of innovation-based industrial and packaging solutions companies, in the acquisition of 60% of the ceramic business of System S.p.A., which will be subsequently incorporated in a new company named System Ceramics. The closing of the transaction is expected by the end of 2018.

03/08/2018 - Pedersoli with Farina Presse in the sale to Schuler

Milan, 3 August 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Alessandro Marena (Equity Partner), has advised Domenico and Paolo Civardi in the sale of 100% of Farina Presse, an Italian company headquartered in Suello (Lecco) and specialised in the production of presses and complete lines for hot steel forging, to Schuler AG, a German company among worldwide leaders in the sector of…

01/08/2018 - Pedersoli with Rimorchiatori Riuniti in the acquisition of Capieci

Milan, 1 August 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Andrea Gandini (Equity Partner), has advised the Genovese group Rimorchiatori Riuniti in the acquisition of 100% of Capieci Navigazione, Rimorchiatori e Salvataggio, a company belonging to Ca.Fi.Ma group and holder of…

31/07/2018 - Pedersoli, DLA Piper and White & Case with the banks and Risanamento

Milan, 31 July 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, DLA Piper and White & Case have been involved in the negotiation of the “Standstill and corporate facility agreement” governing, inter alia, the granting of a standstill period until 31 March 2023 for the financial indebtedness existing between the companies of Risanamento group and the granting by …

24/07/2018 - Pedersoli and Chiomenti in the transfer of Cerruti to Njord

Milan, 24 July 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti Group in relation to the agreements for the sale of a majority participation equal to 80% of Cerruti Tessile corporate capital to Njord Partners, advised by Chiomenti, a special situations investment manager specifically providing financing solutions.

Pedersoli team led by Antonio Pedersoli (Equity Partner) is composed of…

24/07/2018 - Pedersoli and Orrick in the acquisition of Doseuro by FPZ

Milan, 24 July 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised FPZ, a leading company in the design, production and distribution of side-channel blowers, in the acquisition of Doseuro S.r.l., a company operating in the sector of dosing systems for industrial applications, advised by Orrick.

Pedersoli team providing legal assistance to FPZ in the transaction is composed of Luca Saraceni…

06/07/2018 - Pedersoli, Chiomenti and CBA with Enel and F2i in the sale of the entire biomass plant portfolio in Italy

Milan, 6 July 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Enel group in the preliminary agreement with F2i SGR, for the sale of the entire portfolio of biomass electricity production plants in Italy, with a total net installed capacity of approximately 108 MW.

02/07/2018 - Pedersoli and Pirola Pennuto Zei in the acquisition of Adelante by WIIT

Milan, 2 July 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised WIIT S.p.A., an ELITE company listed in the Italian AIM, organised and managed by the Italian Stock Exchange, in the entering into of a preliminary sale and purchase agreement of 100% of corporate capital of Adelante S.r.l., also an ELITE company and specifically operating in the digital transformation of medium-sized enterprises.

29/06/2018 - Pedersoli with FIMEI S.p.A. shareholders in the sale to CVC

Milan, 29 June 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Carlo Pedersoli (Equity Partner), has advised FIMEI S.p.A. shareholders in the agreement for the sale of their entire shareholdings in FIMEI to a consortium of investment funds controlled by CVC Capital Partners. FIMEI holds approximately 51.8% of the shares of Recordati S.p.A..

15/06/2018 - Carlo Pedersoli “Financial Institutions Lawyer of the Year” at Legalcommunity Corporate Awards

Milan, 15 June 2018 – Carlo Pedersoli, Equity Partner, has been awarded “Financial Institutions Lawyer of the Year” at Legalcommunity Corporate Awards 2018, final event of the second edition of Legalcommunity Week, awarding law firms and professionals acknowledged as having experienced significant performances during 2017.

18/05/2018 - Pedersoli with Econocom in the acquisition of BDF

Milan, 18 May 2018 –  Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Econocom International Italia S.p.A., a subsidiary of Econocom Group SE, listed on the Belgian Stock Exchange, operating in the planning, financing and development of the digital transformation of companies, in the acquisition of 100% stake in BDF S.p.A., a company particularly active in the sale of and assistance relating to the products of the main brands operating in the IT sector for the market of banking and insurance  institutions.

14/05/2018 - Pedersoli with Rimorchiatori Mediterranei in the acquisition of Gesmar

Milan, 14 May 2018 – Finalised the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Gesmar Gestioni Marittime S.p.A. by Rimorchiatori Mediterranei S.p.A., a sub-holding company operating in the harbour towage sector, participated by Rimorchiatori Riuniti, the Genovese shipowning group led by the families Dellepiane and Gavarone, and DWS, the Deutsche Bank infrastructure fund.

Gesmar, a 50% owned company by Rimorchiatori Mediterranei, operates in the maritime towing sector and holds concessions in the harbours of…

10/05/2018 - Pedersoli in the financing to Polenghi Group

Milan, 10 May 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has acted as deal counsel in relation to the financing granted by Crédit Agricole Cariparma S.p.A. and Iccrea BancaImpresa S.p.A. in favour of Polenghi Food S.p.A., Polenghi LAS S.r.l. and Ital Lemon S.p.A. – companies belonging to Polenghi Group, internationally operating, inter alia, in the production of lemon juices, sauces and confectionery – aimed at purchasing the US company Dream Foods International Llc and…

09/05/2018 - Pedersoli “Law Firm of the Year” in the category Banks at TopLegal Industry Awards

Milan, 9 May 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has been awarded “Law Firm of the Year” in the category Banks at the third edition of TopLegal Industry Awards. The event was held yesterday at Teatro Vetra in Milan with the participation of more than 400 professionals.

The technical committee, composed of eminent general counsels and…

04/05/2018 - Next event: Reform of Third Sector – Fundraising, Transparency and Communication

On Tuesday, 8 May 2018 the second conference promoted in cooperation with FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano and focused on the Reform of Third Sector will be held at Villa Necchi Campiglio (Milan).

From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, speakers will analyse the aspects of the reform of Third Sector by examining profiles of fundraising, incentives, social responsibility and communication.

24/04/2018 - Pedersoli in the composition with creditors of Selfitalia

Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Equity Partners Alessandra Giovetti and Andrea Gandini, has advised Selfitalia S.r.l. – a company operating in the distribution of…

12/04/2018 - Next event: Ensuring Business Integrity - Best practices and new approaches in preventing corporate crime

“Ensuring Business Integrity – Best practices and new approaches in preventing corporate crime” is the subject of the forthcoming conference held by Pedersoli Studio Legale in cooperation with AmCham Italy, in Milan, Friday 20 April at 2.30 pm at Palazzo Parigi (Corso di Porta Nuova 1).

05/04/2018 - Pedersoli assists Aksìa Group SGR in the acquisition of RBS

Milan, 5 April 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner), has advised Aksìa Group SGR S.p.A. in the acquisition, through its portfolio vehicle Covisian – among main actors in the market for Business Process Outsourcing -, of RBS, a key Italian player in customer management for financial services and partner of the largest financial groups of the country having offices in Milan and Rome.

28/03/2018 - Milan City Marathon: Pedersoli runs for TOG

Milan, 28 March 2018 –  New commitment for runners’ team of Pedersoli Studio Legale who will run again for TOGETHER TO GO (TOG) Foundation, next 8 April 2018, at Milan City Marathon, within Charity Program*.

Francesca Leverone, Marida Zaffaroni, Silvia Zorzetto, Andrea Faoro and Massimo Trimboli Raguseo are going to be the members of relay race, while Giovanni Bandera will run the whole marathon in order to support children affected by…

26/03/2018 - Pedersoli coordinates the M&A Working Group launched by AmCham. The M&A Observatory has the function to identify strategic elements, trends and deals flow between Italy and the United States.

Milan, 26 March 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale coordinates the newly established Working Group of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy regarding M&A issues. The project is part of the Advocacy activities of the association aimed at drafting and submitting positions, ideas and solutions having as final purpose the improvement of business climate of Italy, increasing attractiveness towards foreign investments.

The M&A Working Group aims at…

21/03/2018 - Francesco Simoneschi joins Pedersoli as Equity Partner. He will lead the development of the Labour department.

Milan, 21 March 2018 – Francesco Simoneschi joins Pedersoli Studio Legale as Equity Partner and Head of the Labour department.

Alessandro Crosta and Andrea Scarpellini, respectively as Counsel and Associate, join the Firm as members of the team.

The newcomers will strengthen the department working alongside…

16/03/2018 - Pedersoli with Plurima Group in the acquisition of Bridge Technologies

Milan, 16 March 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Plurima Group, an Italian company leader in the supply of logistics, transport, administrative outsourcing and document management for Public Administration and private companies, in relation to the agreements for the sale and purchase of a majority stake in corporate capital of Bridge Technologies, an Italian company leader in…

02/03/2018 - New Distinction for Pedersoli at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2018

Milan, 2nd March 2018 – Last night Pedersoli Studio Legale won an important distinction at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2018, the prestigious annual event awarding top law firms, active in the finance sector.

Pedersoli was awarded “Finance Restructuring Best Law Firm of the Year”…

19/02/2018 - L’evoluzione dell’enforcement antitrust in Italia e l’utilità di una “buona” compliance antitrust

In data 10 e 11 gennaio 2018, l’Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (“AGCM” o “Autorità”) ha sottoscritto due distinti Protocolli d’intesa con le Procure della Repubblica di Milano e Roma.

Si tratta dell’ultima di una serie di iniziative volte, da un lato, a favorire l’emersione…

14/02/2018 - Pedersoli and RCC in the investment of Quaestio Capital SGR in Industrie Saleri Italo S.p.A.

Milan, 14 February 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Quaestio Capital SGR, through Italian Growth Fund, in entering into the final agreement for the acquisition of a shareholding equal to 26.6% of corporate capital of Industrie Saleri Italo S.p.A. (“SIL”), leading company in the design, development and production of water pumps and cooling system…

12/02/2018 - Pedersoli and Cleary Gottlieb in the partnership between Banca Patrimoni Sella & C. and Schroders Italy SIM

Milan, 12 February 2018 – Banca Patrimoni Sella & C., advised by Pedersoli Studio Legale, and Schroders Italy SIM, advised by Cleary Gottlieb, have executed the agreement aiming at the strategic partnership in Wealth Management business in Italy announced on 22 September 2017.

According to the terms of the agreement, approved by the competent surveillance authority, Wealth Management division of Schroders in Italy…

08/01/2018 - Pedersoli launches the White-Collar Defence and Investigations with Enrico Maria Mancuso, who joins as Equity Partner

Milan, 8 January 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale extends its areas of competence by introducing the White-Collar Defence and Investigations department with the entry of prof. Enrico Maria Mancuso, who joined as Equity Partner.

The new department, operating from Pedersoli’s Milan headquarters, provides…

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