CMS advises UniCredit on Calucem acquisition financing
CMS has advised UniCredit as Mandated Lead Arranger and Sole Underwriter on the financing to Ambienta for the acquisition of Calucem Group from Argus Capital Partners.
Ambienta, a leading European private equity fund operating out of Milan, Düsseldorf and London, acquired Calucem, which ranks number two in the world as a calcium aluminate cements developer, manufacturer and distributor.
A CMS team advised UniCredit on the debt financing in support of the acquisition. UniCredit acted as the sole MLA and bookrunner and Agent, through UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Zagrebačka banka d.d. and UniCredit Bank AG. The financing was successfully syndicated with an oversubscription to Erste Group Bank AG, Privredna Banka Zagreb (Banca IMI) and Splitska Banka (Société Générale) as Mandated Lead Arrangers.
The CMS team advising UniCredit was led by partner Mark Segall and senior associate Elitsa Ivanova of the International Banking and Finance team. It further comprised Plamena Kostadinova, Eloise Meredith-Owen, and from CMS Zagreb, Zoran Tasic, Jelena Nushol, Ana-Marija Skoko and Ana Erceg.