Milan, October 27, 2016 - Pavia e Ansaldo assisted the Idea Capital Fund SGR SpA managed fund “Idea Efficienza Energetica e Sviluppo Sostenibile” in the purchase of a majority stake in Tecnomeccanica SpA of Novara, Italy, operating in the manufacture and sale of lighting components for the automotive market.

Pavia e Ansaldo’s team was led by Alberto Bianco, partner, with Luca Montolivo and Fabrizio Smiroldo covering the areas of contract and banking, partner Francesco Bruno with Alessandra Biagiotti assisting on environmental aspects and by partner Filippo Fioretti with Maria Rosaria Raspanti covering antitrust matters.

Dr. Paola Giuseppina Agradi, the seller, was assisted for legal issues by Eversheds Bianchini with a team composed by Riccardo Bianchini and Tommaso Aggio and, for financial aspects, by Crossborder with partner Silverio Davoli.

Financing of the operation was handled by Banca IMI SpA, as agent bank with Intesa Sanpaolo SpA acting as lead arranger. Banca IMI SpA and Intesa Sanpaolo SpA were assisted by Studio Gitti e Partners with Vincenzo Giannantonio, Angelo Gitti, Daniele L. Cusumano, Andrea Imberti and Alessandro Pallavicini.