Finance Monthly - M&A Awards 2022

42 About Ludovico Mantovani He graduated in Business Economics from Università Bocconi in Milan and is registered with the Como Association of chartered accountants (Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti) and with the Register of auditors (Registro dei Revisori Legali). He has successfully concluded a large number of company sales and acquisitions, including at the international level, and is specialised in arranging transactions with Italian and international private equity funds. He has also completed many debt restructuring transactions with the instruments made available by the Italian bankruptcy law and with the involvement of new stakeholders in the turnaround process. Firm Profile Pirola Corporate Finance is a strategic finance advisory firm focused onmedium and large-sized companies, which specializes in providing financial advisory services in connection with corporate transactions and reorganization activities, such as: Debt Advisory Pirola Corporate Finance acts as Financial Advisor and/or Arranger in the management of a company’s financial needs to support its investment plan and its working capital. The careful management of these requirements is a key market success factor for companies. Due to the critical nature of these issues, operating choices require careful analysis, planning and the involvement of a capable Advisor with significant experience in specific areas of activities, such as the following: • Syndicated loans to support business development • Reorganization of financial structure • Working capital facilities • Securitization • Bond issues (private placements and minibonds) Restructuring Pirola Corporate Finance acts as Financial Advisor and/or Arranger in situations of financial distress due to high level of debt, which require actions aimed at rebalancing capital structure and aligning the available operating cash flow with the cash flow required to service debt providing, among others, the following activities: • Turnaround management • Debt restructuring arrangements pursuant to articles 67, 182-bis and 160 of the Italian Bankruptcy law • Renegotiation of bank debt • Independent Business Review (“IBR”) CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS ADVISER OF THE YEAR Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2022. I ta l y Partner, Pirola Corporate Finance Ludovico Mantovani Ludovico Mantovani W:

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