Latham & Watkins Advises Bain Capital on the Acquisition of Fedrigoni

Deal represents the largest Italian LBO of 2017.

December 28, 2017

Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Fedrigoni, a leading global producer of specialty papers and self-adhesive labels. The Fedrigoni family will retain a minority stake in the business.

Established in 1888 and headquartered in Verona, Italy, Fedrigoni is internationally recognised for its high-quality product range and customer service. In 2017, the Company is expected to generate sales of approximately €1.1bn. It has manufacturing facilities in Italy, Spain and Brazil and a global distribution network, with more than 2,700 employees.

Latham & Watkins advised Bain Capital on the transaction with a team led by Milan corporate partners Cataldo Piccarreta and Giovanni Sandicchi, with associates Giorgia Lugli, Jacopo Frontali, Luca Maranetto, Federica Di Terlizzi, and Giulio Palazzo. Advice was also provided on finance matters by partner Marcello Bragliani, with associates Gabriele Pavanello and Giuseppe Atria, and on regulatory and environmental law matters by associates Cesare Milani and Bianca De Vivo.

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