Gianfilippo Cuneo's firm Synergo Sgr has recently agreed to invest an undisclosed amount of capital in return for a 40% stake in troubled low-cost airline Air Italy. The consideration has not been disclosed. The growth plan will see the expansion of the long-haul flights with the addition of flights to Mexico, Egypt, USA and other European destinations, as well as the purchase of new aircrafts.
Transaction also financed with a €10m senior debt from LCL, BNP Paribas, Bred Banque Populaire and CIC
GP acquires a 49% stake in the company for €1.06bn, while the reminder is retained by current owner Atlantia
LDC invested £20m in Mitrefinch in 2016 for a minority stake and has supported the company in doubling revenues
Omega managing director Claudio Nessi and principal Francesco Draetta will join the company's board