CLIENT: Intesa San Paolo, Gruppo Banca Carige, Gruppo MPS, Equinox Investment Company and Esaote Managers, together the “Investors”


DATE: January 2006

SECTOR: Financial sponsors; Healthcare

Acquisition by the Investors of 100% of the capital of Esaote SpA, Bracco Group, a company operating in the biomedical and diagnostic sector with € 260 million of total turnover.

Activities performed:
assistance to the Investors in all the phases of the sale procedure from the Bracco Group;
assistance in the analysis of the economic and financial situation of the business
aassistance in the due diligence activity;
assistance in the definition of the financial structure and negotiation of new funding;
assistance in the negotiations and definition of the agreement with the counterpart;
coordination of the activities of the other consultants involved in the transaction.

Deal value: n.d.