CLIENT : Gruppo Coin S.p.A.

TRANSACTION: Debt advisory & restructuring

DATE: September 2003

SECTOR: Consumer and Retail

Grant from a pool of banks of medium term credit lines and capital increase from the shareholders.

Activities performed:
analysis of the financial situation of the company and identification of the optimal financial structure consistent with the defined strategic objectives;
transposition of the previous analysis in an Information Memorandum addressed to the potential financing subjects;
assistance in the identification and selection of the credit institutions to approach;
assistance in the negotiation of the terms and conditions of the financing to be granted by the selected credit institutions;
assistance, in collaboration with the other consultants, in the operations of support at the execution of the capital increase by the shareholders.

Deal value: € 364 million