GVS S.p.A.’s €150 Million Financing For The Acquisition Of RPB Group

White & Case LLP has advised GVS S.p.A. on the deal and Allen & Overy advised Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A.

GVS S.p.A., a global leader in the supply of filtration solutions in the healthcare and life sciences, energy and mobility, and health and safety sectors, received a €150 million financing for the acquisition of 100 percent of the share capital of RPB Group, a U.S. headquartered company that specialises in the design and production of respiratory protection devices.

Following the acquisition, GVS will offer a complete range of professional masks.

Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A., acted as arranger, agent and global coordinator, together with a pool of banks acting as arrangers and original lenders.

The White & Case team in Milan that advised on the transaction was led by partners Andrea Novarese and Iacopo Canino, with support from associate Tiziana Germinario and lawyer Marco Bressan.

The Allen & Overy team included Pietro Scarfone, Luca Maffia, Fabio Gregoris, Elia Ferdinando Clarizia, Simona Simone and Lino Ziliotti.

Involved fees earner: Elia Ferdinando Clarizia – Allen & Overy; Fabio Gregoris – Allen & Overy; Luca Maffia – Allen & Overy; Pietro Scarfone – Allen & Overy; Simona Simone – Allen & Overy; Lino Ziliotti – Allen & Overy; Marco Bressan – White & Case; Iacopo Canino – White & Case; Tiziana Germinario – White & Case; Andrea Novarese – White & Case;

Law Firms: Allen & Overy; White & Case;

Clients: GVS S.p.A.; Mediobanca;

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