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Pavia e Ansaldo with HIG Europe and Cadicagroup in the acquisition of Etichetta 2000


Milan, 10 June, 2021 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team coordinated by the partner Alberto Bianco and composed by Erica Lepore, Andrea Romanò and Giulio Nobile, assisted, for all corporate M&A aspects, Cadicagroup S.r.l., a portfolio company of the fund HIG Europe specializing in the supply of accessories such as labels, tags, details for embellishment and packaging for the main clothing brands active in the premium and absolute luxury segments; the transaction implied the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the corporate capital of Gruppo Grafico Etichetta 2000 S.r.l., a company active for more than 30 years in the graphic and paper converting sectors and in the management of variable data with Care Label, RFID and NFC.

The transaction represents for the Cadica Group a further add-on of competences and manufacture capacity, reflecting HIG’s strategy aiming at creating a hub in the sector of fashion accessories.

The buyer was assisted for financial aspects by MBA Stout and Deloitte for financing and tax due diligence matters.

The seller, who maintains an operative role in the company, was assisted by Federica Mor and Nicolò Manzini of law firm IPG Lex di Verona, along with the Law firm of Marco Barbieri and by Gianni Zollo of the firm Zollo Commercialisti Associati for financial and tax aspects.