Paul Hastings Represents GWM Group in Acquisition of Market Central Da Vinci

August 16, 2013

 Milan, Italy-- Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm has represented the GWM Group in the approximately €130 million acquisition of Market Central Da Vinci in Rome from AIG/Lincoln Western Europe, a real estate development company.  Market Central Da Vinci is the largest purpose-built integrated retail park in Italy, attracting more than 10 million visitors per year and featuring leading international and national retail brands.

 Corporate partner Alessandro Stoppa is leading the Paul Hastings team, which advised GWM Group on the M&A, real estate and finance aspects of the transaction.  Other team members include associates Alessio Giammarino, Roberto Peroni, Laura Corti, Teresa Arnoni, Paola Merati and Susanna Granata.  Advice as to tax aspects was provided by Paul Hastings tax partner Bernadette Accili and associate Domenico Gioia.

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