Milan, 12 December 2019 - Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo assisted fund “IDeA Agro”, a fund dedicated to investments in companies of the agricultural supply chain, managed by DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR, with the support on business matters of Giuseppe Liso and Angelo Donato Berloco di Ettore Fieramosca, advisory company of the Fund. The transaction regarded the acquisition of a qualified minority shareholding in “Azienda Agricola Antonio Tarulli S.r.l.”, a company based in Puglia, leader in the cultivation and marketing of organic and biodynamic grapes.
Pavia e Ansaldo assisted the buyer on all corporate M&A and banking aspects with a multidisciplinary team coordinated by partner Alberto Bianco and made up of Pierluigi Ariete, Fabrizio Smiroldo, Dario Rovelli, Nicoletta Botta and, for labour law matters, Francesco Vitella. Antitrust aspects have been managed by partner Filippo Fioretti.
Regarding the financial, accounting and fiscal due diligence and structuring of the transaction, the buyer was assisted by the Firm Spada Partners with a team made up - for the accounting and financial due diligence - by partner Antonio Zecca and senior associate Andrea Moretta and - for the fiscal due diligence - by partner Luca Zoani and salary partner Fabrizio Gnecco.
The seller was assisted by Pasquale Leogrande as regards the legal matters, by Fernando Miccolis and by Studio Tributario Piscitelli Vincenzo for the fiscal and financial aspects, along with Gianluca Buemi, regarding agronomic and economic/estimation matters.
ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A. financed the transaction, at the level of the investment vehicle, and was assisted by Law Firm DWF, with a team made up of Michele Cicchetti and Gianni Vettorello with the support of Jessica Vitali and Eleonora degli Abbati.