12 March 2014 - Article
Assisted Recornea, a medtech company active in the field of ophthalmology who have developed new implantable medical devices, in its latest investment round, managing the entrance of the VC Entrepreneur First, one of the world’s leading talent investors.
Assisted Officine Mak in the purchase the ex- Idalium area of Vimodrone from Prelios. The total investment for the purchase of the area, the project, the redevelopment activity and the building works amounted to EUR 50 M approximately.
Assisted three Italian companies which owned veterinary clinics in the sale of 100% of their shares to VetPartners, an English private equity fund, which recently took over 380 veterinary clinics in the UK. He negotiated the management agreements between the target companies and each of the former owners who became the medical directors of the clinics.
Works on a regular basis in partnership with StartupBootcamp to promote their acceleration program in Italy focused on fashion tech start-ups. He assisted StartupBootcamp in setting up the company which will produce and run the accelerator program in Italy, setting up the holding company that will hold stakes in over 20 fashion startups and drafting all the agreements necessary to finalise and implement their corporate structure.
Advised a major Indian Bank in negotiating an EUR 150 M loan agreement and security package for an Italian company owned by an Indian Group that produces and maintains railway equipment and trains.
Advised Officine Mak on the purchase of a green and brown field located in Cassina dè Pecchi of over 140,000 sq.meters from the former owner, Nokia. After which he carried out the negotiations with several major retail operators (Iperal, Prologis Italy Management) who subsequently purchased portions of the area.
Advised Maurizio Zamparini, the patron of Palermo football club, on the club’s sale and negotiated with several potential investors on behalf of Mr Zamparini.
Assisted Bertazzoni, one of the major Italian industrial groups in the cooking appliances sector, in finalizing an agreement with the Egyptian group El Araby for the establishment of a joint venture aimed at the production of domestic appliances in Egypt and their sale on the Middle East markets.
Sergio often takes part in seminars and round tables on corporate finance issues. Recently, he has been actively involved in seminars and events on start-ups, business accelerators and angel investors and organizes special events and networking meetings with major players in the sector.
‘Rapporto Banca-Impresa: Il Ruolo Del Professionista Specializzato In Banking & Rating Advisory’ , webinar organized by Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti di Milano – July 2020
‘Famiglia e Fiscalità’ (Business, Family and Taxes), seminar at Banca Mediolanum - July 2014
‘Mini Bonds_’,_ seminar at Confartigianto Rome - March 2014