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Ethica Debt Advisory advised Chequers Capital Private Equity and NB Renaissance Partners in structuring the financing for the acquisition of Biolchim

Ethica Debt Advisory advised Chequers Capital Private Equity and NB Renaissance Partners in structuring the financing for the acquisition of Biolchim through a Leveraged Buy-Out transaction.

Biolchim, based in Medicina in Provoncia of Bologna, produces a wide range of special fertilizers, especially biostimulants, with the brands Biolchim, Cifo, Ilsa and Bionatura.

Guillaume Planchon and Philippe Guérin, respectively Chequers Capital‘s Partner and Head of Investment in Italy, commented: “We are very happy to support the Biolchim group and its management in its path of international development and continuous innovation. We believe that in the next few years Biolchim will be able to further strengthen its leadership in the biostimulant market and we intend to make our experience and support available to the management to complete the acquisition process and the realization of their strategic plan”.

Stefano Bontempelli and Marco De Simoni, NB Renaissance’s Partners, commented: “Biolchim is an Italian entrepreneurial excellence and an internationally recognized leader in the field of special fertilizers, a market characterized by important long-term growth prospects worldwide. Thanks to a successful business model and a constant commitment to research and innovation, Biolchim represents today a unique reality in its reference market and our goal is to support management to further accelerate the Group’s growth at international level”.