London – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has represented Oakley Capital, a leading Western Europe-focused private equity firm, on its agreement to invest into the Italian high-end homeware business, Alessi S.p.A.
Alessi is an iconic design brand with over 100 years of heritage and globally recognised products created alongside some of the world’s leading architects and designers. Oakley’s full announcement is available here.
The Paul Hastings team included corporate partner Anu Balasubramanian and corporate associates David Prowse and Aimée Fabri from the London office and Juljan Puna and Giulia Fiorelli from the Milan office. Gatti Pavesi Bianchi advised on the financing aspects of the transaction.
Since the beginning of 2019, Paul Hastings has advised Oakley Capital on their acquisitions of Ekon, Videotel and Seagull as well as their joint venture arrangements with Admiral and Mapfre to acquire Rastreator and Acierto.
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