2019 Press release

19/11/2019 - Eni gas e luce S.p.A. acquires from L&B Capital S.p.A. and Enventi S.r.l. a shareholding equal to 70% in Evolvere S.p.A.

Milan, 19 November 2019 – Eni gas e luce S.p.A. has entered into with L&B Capital S.p.A. and Enventi S.r.l. an agreement for the acquisition of a shareholding equal to 70% of Evolvere S.p.A., a leading group in the sector of distributed generation, managing over 10,000 photovoltaic systems, of which 8,000 owned, located throughout Italy, with an overall installed capacity of approximately 54 MW. The completion of the acquisition is subject to the occurrence of certain conditions precedent, including the clearance by the competent regulatory authorities.

19/11/2019 - The law firms involved in the merger Inwit-Vodafone Towers

Milan, 19 November 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane S.p.A. (“Inwit”) in the structuring of the merger project and the additional documents of the merger by incorporation of Vodafone Towers S.r.l. (“VOD Towers”), advised by Nctm Studio Legale, into Inwit.

18/11/2019 - Pedersoli with Snam in the acquisition of Tea Servizi

Milan, 18 November 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Snam in the acquisition, through its subsidiary Asset Company 4 S.r.l., of the whole share capital of TEA Servizi S.r.l., an Energy Service Company (ESCo) operating in the design, implementation and management of thermo-hydraulic and electrical systems for industrial customers, with a specific focus on small- and medium-sized enterprises.

23/10/2019 - The law firms involved in the investment of Made in Italy Fund in the project relating to wine sector of Prosit S.p.A.

Milan, 23 October 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale and DLA Piper have advised respectively Made in Italy Fund – a private equity fund of Quadrivio Pambianco group, which invests in Italian SMEs operating in fashion, food, beauty and design sectors with high growth potential – and PROSIT S.p.A. in the investment transaction aimed at implementing a project for the creation of a portfolio of wines representative of Italian winemaking excellence, investing in premium and super premium Italian wineries.

07/10/2019 - Pedersoli with Route Capital Partners and Ainvest Private Equity in the club deal for Susy Mix

Milan, 7 October 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Luca Saraceni (Equity Partner), has advised Route Capital Partners, Ainvest Private Equity and other investors, in the structuring of a club deal for the entry in the corporate capital of Susy Mix Srl, a company based in Bologna and among of the main Italian operators in the sector of woman fast fashion.

04/10/2019 - Pedersoli with Made in Italy Fund in the acquisition of MOHD

Milan, 4 October 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner), has advised Made in Italy Fund, a private equity fund promoted by Quadrivio & Pambianco, which invests in world-class Italian SMEs, operating in the fashion, food, beauty and design sectors, in the agreements to acquire the majority of MOHD, a leading Italian company in the design and distribution of high-end quality furniture, belonging to Mollura family.

27/09/2019 - Pedersoli and Gatti Pavesi Bianchi in the launch of Clessidra Restructuring Fund

Milan, 27 September 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised Clessidra Sgr in the structuring and implementation of the fund dedicated to investments in corporate UTPs, Clessidra Restructuring Fund (CRF).

26/09/2019 - Pedersoli and Russo De Rosa in the acquisition of La Pavoni by SMEG

Milan, 26 September 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised SMEG in the acquisition of La Pavoni, a historic Milanese company that produces and sells high-end coffee machines for domestic and professional use, advised by Russo De Rosa Associati.

25/09/2019 - Giovanni Pedersoli and Marta Sassella join Pedersoli

Milan, 25 September 2019 – Giovanni Pedersoli will join Pedersoli Studio Legale as Equity Partner.

Already an Equity Partner of the Firm, in 2007 Giovanni Pedersoli became Partner at Linklaters where he has been primarily working on M&A transactions in a variety of sectors including banking, asset management and, in general, the industrial sector. Giovanni Pedersoli’s international experience started at the beginning of his carrier…

02/09/2019 - 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.

05/08/2019 - 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.

31/07/2019 - 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.

30/07/2019 - 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.

29/07/2019 - 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.

18/07/2019 - 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.

04/07/2019 - Pedersoli and BonelliErede in the sale of Eurochiller to Atlas Copco

Milan, 4 July 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised 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.

28/06/2019 - Quadrivio Group through Industry 4.0 Fund invests in Nabucco: the law firms involved

Milan, 28 June 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner) and Luca Rossi Provesi (Counsel), has advised Quadrivio Group (for over 20 years among the leading players in the private equity market) in the acquisition of the majority of Nabucco, a holding controlling F&DE Group and Italian leader in catering and hospitality services.

25/06/2019 - Pedersoli advises Anthilia in the investment of FEI

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.

14/06/2019 - Alessandro Marena "M&A Lawyer of the Year" at Legalcommunity Corporate Awards

Milan, 14 giugno 2019 – Alessandro Marena, Equity Partner, has been awarded “M&A Lawyer of the Year” at Legalcommunity Corporate Awards 2019, final event of the third edition of Legalcommunity Week, awarding law firms and professionals acknowledged as having experienced significant performances during 2018.

07/06/2019 - Pedersoli appoints Luca Saraceni and Diego Riva as Equity Partner

Milan, 7 June 2019 – The Partners’ meeting of Pedersoli Studio Legale has resolved upon the appointment of two new Equity Partners, Luca Saraceni and Diego Riva.

29/04/2019 - 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.

15/04/2019 - Pedersoli and RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla in the sale of the majority of Novalux S.r.l. to SLV GmbH

Milan, 15 April 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale and RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla have advised the shareholders of Novalux S.r.l in the sale of the majority stake of the Company to the German group of lighting engineering SLV GmbH.

27/03/2019 - IDeA Taste of Italy acquires Alice Pizza: the law firms involved

Milan, 27 March 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Alessandro Marena (Equity Partner) and Andrea Faoro (Partner), has advised IDeA Taste of Italy, an Italian fund operating in the agribusiness sector managed by DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR, in the acquisition of the ownership of Me & Alice s.r.l., a company managing the network under “Alice Pizza” brand and 10 companies, which manage overall 16 retail outlets. Alice Pizza, founded in 1990 by Domenico Giovannini, is the first Italian take-away pizza network having 159 retail outlets.

27/03/2019 - Milan City Marathon: Pedersoli runs for TOG

Milan, 27 March 2019 – Next 7 April 2019, at Milan City Marathon, within the Charity Program, for the third consecutive year, the runners’ team of Pedersoli Studio Legale will represent once again the Foundation TOGETHER TO GO (TOG).

25/03/2019 - Pedersoli for WIIT and DLA Piper for the sponsors in the listing on MTA of the Italian Stock Exchange. Studio Pirola as tax advisor

Milan, 25 March 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Marcello Magro (Equity Partner), has advised WIIT S.p.A., one of the main Italian players in the market of Cloud Computing services for enterprises focused on the supply of permanent services of Hybrid Cloud and Hosted Private Cloud for critical applications, in the process aimed at listing the ordinary shares on the Italian Stock Exchange.

18/03/2019 - Pedersoli and RIF Fund in the investment in Linearbeam

Milan, 18 March 2019 –  Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised RIF Fund, an investment vehicle financed with funds made available by MIUR (Ministry of Education, University and Research) for research and innovation project in Southern Italy, and Equiter, as advisor of the Fund in the management of the relevant resources, in the investment transaction executed by RIF Fund in Linearbeam, a newly incorporated company controlled by ITEL Telecomunicazioni and involved in the development of a linear particle accelerator.

22/02/2019 - Maura Magioncalda is “Leveraged Finance Lawyer of the Year” at Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2019

Milan, 22 February 2019 – Maura Magioncalda, Equity Partner at Pedersoli Studio Legale, has been awarded “Leveraged Finance Lawyer of the Year”, at Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2019.

18/01/2019 - Pedersoli and Ferretti in the transaction with Wally

Milan, 18 January 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner), has advised Ferretti, one of the largest national groups of nautical sector, as to the participation of Wally in its trademarks’ portfolio through a number of agreements aimed at brand promotion.

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14/01/2019 - Pedersoli and Coesia in the execution of the acquisition of System Ceramics

Milan, 14 January 2019 – On today’s date, 60% sale of System Ceramics has been executed, as provided for in the corporate sale and purchase agreement relating to corporate shareholdings and granting of options entered into between Coesia S.p.A. and System S.p.A. in the end of July 2018.

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