Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini (FILA)’s €660.7 Million Syndicated Loan Refinancing


Skadden, Cervantes Sainz, Linklaters and Gonzalez Calvillo advised on the transaction

F.I.L.A. – Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini executed a €660.7 million syndicated loan refinancing transaction with Unicredit.

Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini – S.p.A. manufactures and sells art materials. The Company offers engraving plates, inks, printing rollers, and tool tips. Fabbrica Italiana Lapise ed Affini operates worldwide.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised F.I.L.A. Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. with Lynn McGovern (Picture), Kristoffer Gredsted, Janet Esnes, Pete Coulton, Jo Jiménez, Cristina Tomassini, Johannes Kremer, Joerg Hanke, Pascal Bine and Mariam Kouanda.

In Mexico, Cervantes Sainz advised Grupo Fila Dixon S.A. de C.V. with Alejandro Sainz Orantes and Santiago Alessio Robles.

In Hong Kong, Linklaters advised UniCredit S.p.A. and Mediobanca S.p.A. with Davide Mencacci.

In Italy Linklaters advised UniCredit S.p.A. and Mediobanca S.p.A. with Andrea Arosio, Lilia Lani, Marco Carrieri and Filippo Nola.

In Mexico, Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. advised Unicredit Bank, AG with José Ignacio Rivero Andere, Jacinto Avalos Capín, Raúl Paniahua Reyes and Alonso Mirón Granados.

Involved fees earner: Santiago Alessio Robles – Cervantes y Sainz; Alejandro Sainz Orantes – Cervantes y Sainz; Jacinto Avalos Capín – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Raúl Paniahua Reyes – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; José Ignacio Rivero Andere – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Andrea Arosio – Linklaters; Marco Carrieri – Linklaters; Lilia Lani – Linklaters; Davide Mencacci – Linklaters; Filippo Nola – Linklaters; Pascal Bine – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Pete Coulton – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Kristoffer Gredsted – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Joerg Hanke – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jo Jimenez – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Mariam Kouanda – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Johannes Kremer – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Lynn McGovern – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Cristina Tomassini – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Cervantes y Sainz; Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Linklaters; Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: F.I.L.A. – Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A.; Mediobanca; UniCredit Bank AG;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti