Milan, 21 April 2020 – Pedersoli Studio Legale, Portolano Cavallo and Legance are the Italian law firms involved in the incorporation and launch of Asacha Media Group, a new pan-European group – established with the financial support of Oaktree Capital Management private equity fund – which aims at becoming leader in the creation, production and distribution of original audio-visual content and which has integrated, from the very beginning, several European players in the sector, among which the Italian companies Picomedia S.r.l. and Stand By Me S.r.l. in addition to the French company Mintee Studio Sas.
Pedersoli Studio Legale, legal advisor of Picomedia S.r.l., has acted with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner) and composed of Luca Rossi Provesi (Counsel), Giacomo Massironi and Andrea Scarpellini (both Associates), the latter providing assistance in relation to labour law matters. Moreover, Michele Casò has acted as financial advisor of Picomedia S.r.l..
Portolano Cavallo, has supported Stand By Me S.r.l. and the relevant shareholders, with a team led by Francesco Portolano and Luca Gambini (both Partners) and Daniel Joseph Giuliano (Associate), including Andrea Gangemi (Partner) as to labour law aspects.
The shareholders of Picomedia S.r.l. and Stand By Me S.r.l. have been assisted by the French law firm Chammas & Marcheteau, for the matters relating to their reinvestment in Asacha Media Group, while Latournerie Wolfrom Avocats has provided legal assistance to certain French key managers involved in the transaction.
Mayer Brown (Paris office) and Legance Avvocati Associati have advised Asacha Media Group and Oaktree Capital Management, as to legal and tax aspects, both relating to the structuring of the transaction and the integration of Picomedia S.r.l. and Stand By Me S.r.l. in the new group.
The team at Legance Avvocati Associati has been managed by Marco Graziani (Partner), including Alberto Vaudano (Senior Counsel) and Riccardo Paganin (Senior Associate), with the support of Giulia Lazzari and Valeria Fiormonti (both Associates), as well as Paola Degl’Innocenti (Counsel) as to labour law aspects and Francesca Sipala (Associate) in relation to tax matters.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Pedersoli Studio Legale
Sebastiano Distefano, Laura Sala
Tel. +39 02303051
Ad Hoc Communication Advisors
Sara Balzarotti, Alessandro Michielli
Tel. +39 027606741