Transaction: BWB acted as English law advisors to Buzzi Unicem on its €220 million equity-linked bond issue. The bonds were admitted to trading on the “Third Market”, (MTF), the non-regulated market of the Vienna Stock Exchange. UniCredit acted as Sole Global Coordinator and, together with Commerzbank and Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, as Joint Bookrunners. Banca IMI acted as Co-Bookrunner.

Client: Buzzi Unicem SpA is listed on the Borsa Italiana, the Milan stock exchange. Buzzi Unicem is the second largest cement making company in Italy and operates in 11 countries around the world.

Lawyers: David Davies led the team, assisted by Jonathan Morris and Natalie Knight-Wickens.

Observations: BWB worked closely with fellow Parlex Group and AntiTrust Alliance member Tosetto, Weigmann e Associati to complete this cross-border financing. This transaction is further evidence of BWB’s credentials in the corporate finance market and further illustrates our growing international practice.


Posted on 13/02/2014 in Corporate & Commercial

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