CLIENT: Bain Capital Private Equity


DATE: December 2008

SECTOR: Financial sponsors; Telecommunications, Media and Technology

Advisory to Bain Capital Private Equity for the acquisition from the major Italian Banks, among which Bank of Italy, Intesa San Paolo, Unicredit, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, ofthe majority stake in Centrale dei Bilanci SpA, which controls Cerved Business Information SpA, a company leader in business information.

Activities performed:
assistance in the analysis of the economic and financial situation of the business;
assistance in the due diligence activity;
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: € 535 million