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Ughi e Nunziante in the sale of Lario Plast to Alto Partners

Alto Partners SGR, as the asset management company of the reserved mutual investment fund called “Alto Capital V,” has acquired, through a leveraged buy-out (LBO) operation, a representative share of 100% of the share capital of Lario Plast S.r.l., a company specializing in the production and trade of HDPE and PET bottles in Italy. The operation also involved the investment by the previous shareholders of the target company in the acquiring corporate vehicle.

The seller was assisted by Ughi e Nunziante, with a team composed of Partner Amon Airoldi and Associate Deniz Ali Asghari Kivage.

Assisting the buyer was Molinari Agostinelli, with a multidisciplinary team composed of Partner Ciro Di Palma, Associate Michela Maresca, and Trainee Gian Luca Marchi, as well as Partner Andrea Taurozzi and Associate Alessandro Pallavicini for acquisition finance aspects.

Belluzzo International Partners, with a team composed of Partner Lorena Pellissier and Trainee Maria Grazia Pelizzoni, handled the tax due diligence for the buyer.

Aldocalza – an employment and labour law firm, led by Partner Aldo Calza and composed of Lawyers Filippo Savini Nicci and Sara Sansaro, conducted the employment law due diligence for the buyer.

For accounting and fiscal profiles, the seller was assisted by Studio Professionale Noseda Terrenghi, led by Partner Giovanni Terrenghi.

Proactiva acted as financial advisor for Lario Plast, with a team led by Founding Partner Gianluca Beffa and M&A Specialist Paolo Villa.

BNL BNP Paribas, in its role as financing bank, was represented by Fulvio Egidi (Head of Structured Finance), Luca Giordano (Senior Banker Financial Sponsor), and Alessandro Belluzzi and William Aruanno (LBO). The bank was assisted by Dentons, with Partner Alessandro Fosco Fagotto, Managing Counsel Edoardo Galeotti, and Associate Giorgio Peli.