The law firms involved in the investment of Made in Italy Fund in the project relating to wine sector of Prosit S.p.A.

Milan, 23 October 2019 – Pedersoli Studio Legale and DLA Piper have advised respectively Made in Italy Fund – a private equity fund of Quadrivio Pambianco group, which invests in Italian SMEs operating in fashion, food, beauty and design sectors with high growth potential – and PROSIT S.p.A. in the investment transaction aimed at implementing a project for the creation of a portfolio of wines representative of Italian winemaking excellence, investing in premium and super premium Italian wineries.

PROSIT, a company founded by Sergio Dagnino, manager with a long standing experience in the sector, has entered into agreements aimed at the acquisition of the first two target wineries, Torrevento e Collalbrigo.

Pedersoli team that has advised Made in Italy Fund has been led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner) and involving Luca Rossi Provesi (Counsel), Edoardo Augusto Bononi and Giacomo Massironi (Associates) in relation to the legal corporate aspects of the transaction, while Andrea Scarpellini (Associate) has provided legal assistance as to labour law matters.

DLA Piper has advised PROSIT in the execution and negotiation of the Investment Agreement with Made in Italy Fund and the execution and negotiation of the framework agreements for the entry into the corporate capital of the first two target companies, Torrevento based in Puglia and Collalbrigo based in Veneto.

As to legal aspects of the transactions, PROSIT has been advised by DLA Piper with a team composed of Danilo Surdi (Partner, Head of Corporate Practice), with the support of Barbara Donato (Legal Director) in relation to Torrevento and Collalbrigo transactions, in addition to Sira Franzini (Lawyer) and Giulia Scalfi (Trainee) in relation to Quadrivio Pambianco transaction.

Collalbrigo Grandi Vini S.r.l. has been advised by Studio Legale Gitti and Partners, represented by Gianandrea Rizzieri and Matteo Treccani (Partners) and Filippo Maria Sanna (Associate), while Torrevento has been provided legal assistance by Trevisan & Cuonzo, represented by Vincenzo Acquafredda and Roberta Stasi.

STOUT Italia, represented by Simone Bassanini (Managing Partner) has acted as financial advisor of PROSIT.

The closing will be subject to customary clearances provided for in relation to such transactions.




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