QuattroR SGR S.p.A.’s Investment In Burgo Group


Gatti Pavesi Bianchi, GLG & Partners, Chiomenti, Studio Giliberti Triscornia e Associati, White & Case, and Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati advised on the deal.

A pool of lenders including of Banco BPM, Banco di Sardegna, Cassa di Risparmio di Bolzano, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario and UniCredit S.p.A., as mandated lead arrangers and original lenders, and Loan Agency Services as facility agent, granted a €475 million term and revolving financing to leading European coated and specialty papers manufacturer Burgo Group S.p.A.

The facilities aim to refinance part of Burgo Group’s existing indebtedness, and have been granted in the context of a wider recapitalization transaction involving investment fund QuattroR SGR’s entry into its share capital and an amendment of the terms and conditions of its existing participating financial instruments.

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi advised QuattroR SGR S.p.A. with a team led by equity partner Francesco Gatti (Picture) with senior associates Filippo Sola and Michele Conese.

GLG & Partners advised Gruppo Marchi holding with a team led by partners Giampaolo Grasso and Simone Gerardi, with associate Matteo Falco.

Chiomenti advised minority shareholders with a team led by partner Simone Bernard De La Gatinais with associate Nicolo Dejuri.

Pillarstone advised as in house all aspects of the transaction, with a team led by general counsel Silvio Cavallo, which also included Marco Lucci and Davide Pasqualotto.

Giliberti Triscornia e Associati advised Burgo with Federico Fischer, Laura Pibiri, Enrico Giliberti, and Emilio Bettaglio.

The White & Case team which advised the pool of lenders included partners Maria Cristina Storchi, Andrea Novarese and Alessandro Nolet (all Milan), counsel Willem Van de Wiele (Brussels), associates Aurelie Terlinden and Philippe Hendrickx (both Brussels) and lawyers Francesco Mozzone, Marco Bressan and Angelo Salis (all Milan).

Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati advised the banks with a team led by partner Fabrizio Colombo and associate partners Stefania Trezzini and Matteo Porqueddu.

Involved fees earner: Simone Bernard de la Gatinais – Chiomenti; Nicolò Dejuri – Chiomenti; Michele Conese – Gatti Pavesi Bianchi; Francesco Gatti – Gatti Pavesi Bianchi; Filippo Sola – Gatti Pavesi Bianchi; Emilio Bettaglio – Giliberti Triscornia e Associati; Federico Fischer – Giliberti Triscornia e Associati; Enrico Giliberti – Giliberti Triscornia e Associati; Laura Pibiri – Giliberti Triscornia e Associati; Matteo Falco – GLG & Partners; Simone Gerardi – GLG & Partners; Giampaolo Grasso – GLG & Partners; Fabrizio Colombo – Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati; Matteo Porqueddu – Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati; Stefania Trezzini – Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati; Marco Bressan – White & Case; Philippe Hendrickx – White & Case; Francesco Mozzone – White & Case; Alessandro Nolet – White & Case; Andrea Novarese – White & Case; Angelo Salis – White & Case; Maria Cristina Storchi – White & Case; Aurélie Terlinden – White & Case; Willem Van de Wiele – White & Case;

Law Firms: Chiomenti; Gatti Pavesi Bianchi; Giliberti Triscornia e Associati; GLG & Partners; Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati; White & Case;

Clients: Banco BPM S.p.A.; Banco di Sardegna; Burgo Group S.p.A.; Cassa di Risparmio di Bolzano; Generali S.p.A; Holding Gruppo Marchi S.p.A.; Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.; Italmobiliare; Mediobanca; QuattroR SGR S.p.A.; Unicredit S.p.A.;

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