Linklaters advises banks on financing the acquisition of Italcementi by HeidelbergCement

Linklaters advised the financing banks (Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley) on the €4.4 billion bridge financing of HeidelbergCement AG which the company needed for the public takeover of Italcementi S.p.A.

The takeover will be initiated by acquiring the 45% stake  Italmobiliare S.p.A. possesses in Italcementi S.p.A., which is listed in the Milan stock exchange, followed by a public takeover offer.

A Linklaters team led by Marc Trinkaus (Banking, Frankfurt) advised on the transaction. The team also included Davide Mencacci, Elio Indelicato (both Corporate/Banking, Milan), Dr Angela Kerek, Carsten Rauch (both Banking, Frankfurt), Lilia Lani and Marta Sassella (both Corporate/Banking, Milan).