Milan, 24 May 2018 - Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team led by partners Alberto Bianco, for corporate/M&A aspects, and Marina Balzano, for financing matters, and made up of Dario Rovelli and Giulio Asquini, assisted Equilybra S.p.A. in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Deko S.r.l..
Since the early 2000’s, Deko has focused on the production and customization of non-stick coatings for the cookware sector. Deko’s role continuously increased in this segment, above all thanks to the high quality and the technical innovation of the products, thereby making the company a worldwide reference player in this specific market sector.
Equilybra S.p.A., founded by Paolo Prati and Matteo Gatti, is an Italian holding company which focuses on small and medium-sized firms.
The sellers were assisted, for the financial aspects, by Luca Spazzadeschi and Andrea Bruschi, of Labs Corporate Finance, while the legal aspects were followed by Massimo Dina of Law firm Dina.
The transaction was financed by Unicredit S.p.A., which acted as sponsoring and lending bank. Unicredit were assisted by law firm Eversheds Sutherland with a team coordinated by senior partner Marco Franzini, and made up of Angelo Alfonso Speranza, Daniele Bossola and Sara d’Itri.