Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the fund Apax Partners LLP and the Rhiag Group in connection with the issuance – by Rhino Bondco S.p.A. – of a €415 million High Yield bond of 7.25% Senior Secured Notes and Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes.
The proceeds of the offering will be used by Apax to fund the acquisition of Italian automotive components distributor Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts Italia S.p.A. and its subsidiaries. The notes were sold in a private placement to qualified institutional investors pursuant to Rule 144A and non-U.S. persons pursuant to Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.
The White & Case team was led by partners Michael Immordino (Milan and London), Iacopo Canino (Milan) and David Becker (London) and included associates Michael Lee (London), Silvia Pasqualini (Milan), Kristina Agassi (London) and Mariya Azbel (London).
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