Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised the lenders on the €160 million senior term and revolving credit facility entered into by the private equity fund Clessidra SGR to finance the acquisition of Casa Vinicola Botter S.p.A.
The lenders comprised Banco BPM S.p.A., Banca Ifis S.p.A., Banca Nazionale del Lavoro S.p.A., MPS Capital Services S.p.A., Muzinich European Senior Secured Private Debt I, SCSP, Muzinich & Co. Società di Gestione del Risparmio S.p.A., Deutsche Bank S.p.A., Crédit Agricole FriulAdria S.p.A. and UBI Banca S.p.A.
Clessidra SGR, wholly owned by the investment holding company Italmobiliare S.p.A. since October 2019, is the leading manager of Private Equity funds exclusively dedicated to the Italian market.
Casa Vinicola Botter S.p.A. is a Venetian company and a leading player among the major producers and exporters of Italian wine in the world, owned by the Botter family and DeA Capital.
The White & Case team in Milan which advised on the transaction included partners Iacopo Canino and Gianluca Fanti, associate Stefano Bellani and lawyer Luca Misseroni.
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