Itago enters Operamed: the firms
Milan, 6 September, 2021 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team coordinated by the partner Alberto Bianco and formed by Martina Bosi, Erica Lepore, Andrea Romanò and Biancamaria Veronese, assisted the fund Itago IV in relation to all corporate M&A and banking aspects regarding the transaction for the acquisition, through a leveraged buyout, of the shareholding for the control of Operamed S.r.l., a leading company in the Italian and international market, active in the design and installation of outdoor and indoor modular solutions in the sanitary sector. In particular, Operamed designs, furnishes and installs turnkey prefabricated systems for critical hospital areas (operating rooms, intensive cares, diagnostic areas, labs and hospitalization).
The transaction constitutes an acquisition of a majority shareholding by the fund Itago IV with the goal of supporting the vendors’ management team made up of Giorgio Cravera, Alberto Bellini and Francesco Boldrin, a proven team which has been working in the sector for many years and that can count on thirty years’ experience.
Itago has also been assisted by SLT Strategy Legal Tax, with a team composed by Claudio Ceradini, Giuseppe Polito, Valentina Mosconi, Erica Fontana, Ingrid Hager, for the financial and tax due diligence and structuring of the transaction, by ERM, with Giovanni Acquaro, for the ESG due diligence, by Goetz & Partners, with Filippo Cerrone and Giovanni Calia, for the business due diligence and Ethica Group, with Paola Pellegrini, Andrea D’avanzo and Federica Carcani as financial advisor of the transaction.
The vendors, who maintain a minority shareholding in the company, were assisted by Gianni & Origoni with a team composed by the of counsel Oliviero Pessi supported by Giovanna Murador, for the legal part, and by BDD Advisory, with Maurizio Langero and Alessandra Da Dalt, for the financial part.
The transaction was financed by Banco BPM assisted by Orrick with a team formed by the senior associate Giulio Asquini and the partner Marina Balzano.