Ashurst advised SG Capital Europe Ltd on its acquisition of Modo & Modo S.p.A.
LAWFUEL – UK Law, UK Law Jobs – Modo & Modo is the current manufacturer of Moleskine notebooks, renowned historically as the preferred notebooks of intellectuals, artists and travellers in Europe.
The Ashurst team was led by corporate partner and head of the firm’s Milan office, Daniele Raynaud, assisted by corporate associate Vincenzo Giannantonio. Also advising were Emanuela Tardella and Frankfurt associate Henning Lutz on merger control issues, Carlo Bruno on notarial aspects, Massimo Maggiore on commercial contracts, Marco Leonardi and Francesca Magnani on due diligence issues, and partner Francesco Simoneschi with Alessandro Crosta on employment law aspects.
Camozzi & Bonissoni (Angelo Bonissoni and Luca Nicodemi) advised SG Capital on tax aspects and PricewaterhouseCoopers advised SG Capital on financial due diligence. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Bruno Castellini and Gianpiero Durante) advised the seller. Vita Samory, Fabbrini e Associati (Paolo Carriere and Matteo Bascelli) acted for Interbanca S.p.A. in its capacity as senior lender.