F2i raises 1.4 bn euros from new investors for its third fund and merges with its first fund
F2i raises 1.4 bn euros from new investors for its third fund and merges with its first fundAttualità
F2i sgr announced yesterday that it has successfully achieved the first closing for its third infrastructure fund, raising approximately 3.14 billion euros. The amount is expected to increase, in early 2018, to 3.3 billions, the maximum amount allowed under the rules of the fund itself (see here the press release). The new fund  has a 12 year duration and […]
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IdeaMi is the last Spac listed in italy in a row. Here is a complete list
IdeaMi is the last Spac listed in italy in a row. Here is a complete listAttualità
New Italian Special Purpose Acquisition Company (Spac) IdeaMi, promoted by Banca Imi  (Intesa Sanpaolo group) and DeA Capital (De Agostini group) debuted yesterday on the Aim Italian market closing at a 9.785 euro per share price (down 2.15% from 10 euros initial price) while the warrant remained flat a 1.235 euro (investors have been assigned 2 warrants every 10 shares […]
Leading manufcturer of medical diagnostic systems Esaote to be bought by Chinese consortium led by Jack Ma
Leading manufcturer of medical diagnostic systems Esaote to be bought by Chinese consortium led by Jack MaAttualità
Esaote’s shareholders history . Source: Former Esaote’s chairman Carlo Castellano presentation at 2010 Private Equity Monitor  Italy’s Esaote, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of medical diagnostic systems, becomes Chinese (see here the press release). The acquiror is a consortium of leading Chinese investors composed of leading medical technology and healthcare companies, as well as financial investors with significant […]
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Lindorff-Intrum Justitia conquers Italy’s independent Npl servicer CFA in a 200 mln euros deal
Lindorff-Intrum Justitia conquers Italy’s independent Npl servicer CFA in a 200 mln euros dealAttualità
Gli Npl gestiti da CAF Lindorff-Intrum Justitia, the European leading provider of credit management services, announced yesterday the acquisition of CAF spa, one of Italy’s major independent non performing loans servicers (see here the press release). CAF has been controlled by private equity firm Lone Star since 2015 and Intrum has also acquired a 370 million euros GBV […]
Neuberger Berman finally buys Fondo Italiano d’Investimento sgr’s direct portfolio
Neuberger Berman finally buys Fondo Italiano d’Investimento sgr’s direct portfolioAttualità
Le partecipazioni dirette del FII a fine giugno 2016 US asset manager Neuberger Berman announced yesterday that it signed the closing of the acquisition of the entire portfolio of direct holdings in Italian SMEs owned by Fondo Italiano d’Investimento sgr (see here the press release). The deal, which was announced last June (see here a previous post by BeBeez), includes […]
F2i sgr to launch its third fund, inglobing the first fund portfolio
F2i sgr to launch its third fund, inglobing the first fund portfolioAttualità
F2i sgr is launching the fundraising of its third infrastructure fund targeting a total dry powder up to 3 billion euros,  Il Corriere della Sera yesterday wrote. The new investment veichle is looking for 1.5 billion euros of new capital raised among international investors with one of the biggest international pension funds and one of the biggest sovereign […]
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Icecream ingredients leader MEC3 buys control of pastry decorations maker Modecor
Icecream ingredients leader MEC3 buys control of pastry decorations maker ModecorAttualità
 Optima srl, a leading Italian manufacturer of ingredients for artisanal ice cream active worldwide with the MEC3 brand and controlled by  Charterhouse Capital Partners since November 2016 (see here a previous post by BeBeez) bought Modecor Italiana srl, a company based in Cuvio (Varese) being a European leader in pastry decorations (see here the press release). Both companies will remain independent and separated, each focusing […]
Banca Imi and Dea Capital to launch a Spac together targeting 200 mln euros in fundraising
Banca Imi and Dea Capital to launch a Spac together targeting 200 mln euros in fundraisingAttualità
Banca Imi (Intesa Sanpaolo group) and investment holding DeA Capital (Gruppo De Agostini) announced the launch of a Special Purporse Acquisition Company (Spac) named  IDeaMI yesterday (see here the press release) as it was anticipated by MF Milano Finanza last July (see here a previous post by BeBeez). IDeaMI will be listed at the Aim Italia  market by mid-December and targets 200 million euros in fundraising, with a 250 million […]
Deutsche Alternative am wins auction for a 35% in tugboats operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti
Deutsche Alternative am wins auction for a 35% in tugboats operator Rimorchiatori RiunitiAttualità
Deutsche Alternative Asset Management  (Deutsche Bank‘s private equity branch) won the competitive auction for a 35% stake in Rimorchiatori Mediterranei (gruppo Rimorchiatori Riuniti), a leading tugboats operator in the Mediterranean sea, headquartered in Genoa, owned by the Gavarone and Delle Piane families, MF Shipping & Logistica wrote last Friday November 17th, adding that the deal will be finalized next Thursday November 23rd and […]