The law firms involved in the acquisition of Zobele Group

Milan, 8 May 2020 – Knowlton Development Corporation has completed the acquisition of Zobele Group, multinational company with over 5,000 employees specialized in the production of consumer products for home care such as insecticides and perfumes for the environment, and which has as customers some of the major players worldwide.

Skadden Arps Slate, Meagher & Flom has advised the sellers with a team led by Steve J. Daniels and Sandro De Bernandini (Partners). Pedersoli Studio Legale has provided legal assistance to DH Private Equity Partners as Italian counsel and the company Zobele Holding with a team led by Ascanio Cibrario (Equity Partner) and composed of Luca Rossi Provesi (Counsel), Giacomo Massironi and Edoardo Augusto Bononi (Associates). Pedersoli Studio Legale has advised also on banking & finance aspects with a team composed of Maura Magioncalda (Equity Partner), Alessandra de Cantellis (Partner), Enrico Morolli and Anna Guadagnin (Associates).

Knowlton Development Corporation has been assisted by Weil, Gotshal & Manges, with a team led by Christopher R. Machera with Thomas L. Forman II and Theodora Tavridou, including Carnelutti Law Firm, with a team led by Carlo Pappalettera with Matteo Bazzani, Cecilia Cagnoni Luoni and Alessandro Asti, for Italian law aspects.

Chiomenti has advised Enrico Zobele with a team led by Filippo Modulo (Partner), Francesca Villa (Senior Associate) and Fabiana Giordano (Associate).




Pedersoli Studio Legale
Sebastiano Distefano, Laura Sala
Tel. +39 02303051,

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Sara Balzarotti, Alessandro Michielli
Tel. +39 027606741,