Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. €245 Million Syndicated Loan Refinancing


Skadden, Cervantes Sainz and González Calvillo advised on the transaction

F.I.L.A. – Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. produces and sells coloring, designing, modelling, writing, and painting objects worldwide. The company offers engraving plates, points, and sets; inks; printing rollers; and tool tips. The company, led by Massimo Candela and Luca Pelosin, is headquartered in Pero (Milan).

The credit facility has been granted by a group of international banks led by Unicredit Bank AG.

In London, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom advised Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. (FILA) with a team incuding Lorenzo Corte (Picture) and Pete Coulton.

In Mexico, Cervantes Sainz advised Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. (FILA) with Alejandro Sainz and Santiago Alessio Robles.

González Calvillo advised Unicredit Bank AG. with José Ignacio Rivero Andere, Eugenio Arnoux Arena and Eduardo Ortíz del Blanco.

Involved fees earner: José Ignacio Rivero Andere – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Eugenio Arnoux Arena – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Eduardo Ortíz del Blanco – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Alejandro Sainz Orantes – Cervantes y Sainz; Santiago Alessio Robles – Cervantes y Sainz; Lorenzo Corte – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Pete Coulton – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

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

Clients: UniCredit Bank AG; Fila, Fabbrica italiana lapis e affini;