Crédit des Alpes has advised clients on deals across various sectors including telecoms, property and industrial. Most of our advisory work is confidential, but high profile matters in the public domain include the US$4.2 billion acquisition by Vivendi of the Brazilian broadband leader GVT. Crédit des Alpes originated the deal and advised GVT's major shareholders in what was the largest deal in the telecoms sector in 2009/10.
Crédit des Alpes also originated and advised on the sale and leaseback of The Saxony Hotel in Miami Beach to an institutional investor, on behalf of the Cipriani Group. The transaction, which included a portfolio of 209 hotel suites and 65 luxury residences, remains one of the largest property deals in Miami to date.
In the industrial sector Crédit des Alpes advised on and invested in the acquisition of Redaelli Tecna, one of the largest steel wire global producers. The company was sold in 2008 to Severstal Metiz of Russia.
Crédit des Alpes initiated the deal and led as investment bankers to Kohlberg & Co on its acquisition of Redaelli Tecna in 2000.
It also advised on its sale in 2008 to Russian giant Severstal Metiz.