Autogrill SpA’s €600 Million Capital Increase

White & Case, Chiomenti, and Sullivan & Cromwell advised on the deal.

Autogrill is the world’s leading provider of food & beverage services for travelers. It is present in 31 countries and manages approximately 4,000 points of sale in around 1,000 locations. The company operates mainly in airports and motorways, and also in railway stations, with a selective presence in high streets, shopping centers, trade fairs, museums and other cultural facilities.

The White & Case team that advised Autogrill on the Italian and US law aspects of the transaction comprised partners Maria Cristina Storchi (Milan) and Michael Immordino (London & Milan), associates Robert Becker, Alessandro Picchi and John Sanders (all Milan) and lawyers Mariasole Maschio, Ioana Gaga and Elvira Ricotta (all Milan).

Chiomenti advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Credit Suisse Securities, Sociedad de Valores S.A., Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A., UniCredit Bank AG, Milan Branch (as Joint Global Coordinators), BofA Securities Europe SA (as Co-Global Coordinator and, with the Joint Global Coordinators, as Joint Bookrunners) and Banca Akros S.p.A., Crèdit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. and Société Générale (as Co-Lead Managers and, with the Joint Bookrunners, together “Guarantor”) with a team led by partner Federico Amoroso (Picture) which included senior counsel Enrico Giordano, senior associate Aglaia Albano, associates Laura Papi and Edoardo Cossu.

Sullivan & Cromwell advised the Guarantors with a team led by partner Oderisio De Vito Piscicelli, including associates Umberto Hassan and Federico Ferdinandi.

Involved fees earner: Aglaia Albano – Chiomenti; Federico Amoroso – Chiomenti; Edoardo Cossu – Chiomenti; Enrico Giordano – Chiomenti; Laura Papi – Chiomenti; Oderisio De Vito Piscicelli – Sullivan & Cromwell; Federico Ferdinandi – Sullivan & Cromwell; Umberto Hassan – Sullivan & Cromwell; Robert Becker – White & Case; Paola Bottero – White & Case; Ioana Gaga – White & Case; Michael Immordino – White & Case; Marcello Marzo – White & Case; Mariasole Maschio – White & Case; Alessandro Picchi – White & Case; Elvira Ricotta – White & Case; John Sanders – White & Case; Maria Cristina Storchi – White & Case;

Law Firms: Chiomenti; Sullivan & Cromwell; White & Case;

Clients: Autogrill; Banca Akros; Bank of America Securities Europe; Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; Coöperatieve Rabobank; Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; Credit Suisse Securities Sociedad de Valores; Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.; Mediobanca; Société Générale; UniCredit Bank AG;

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