Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised GIMA TT S.p.A., its controlling shareholder I.M.A. S.p.A. and other selling shareholders on GIMA TT's initial public offering on the Milan Stock Exchange, in which approximately 35 percent of the company’s ordinary shares were sold for a total amount of approximately €385 million.
GIMA TT is a leading company in the design, manufacture and assembly of automatic open-architecture electronically-based machines for the packaging of tobacco products, and also provides after-sales support for these products.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Equita SIM S.p.A., Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A. and UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking acted as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners. Equita SIM S.p.A. is also acting as Sponsor.
The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partners Michael Immordino (London & Milan) and Ferigo Foscari (Milan), and included associates Piero de Mattia, Robert Becker, Alessandro Picchi, Bart Galvin and Fabrizia Faggiano, and lawyers Lorenzo Colombi Manzi and Valerio Marotta (all Milan).
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