Milan, 31 October 2019 – Latham & Watkins with a team made up of Cataldo Piccarreta, Marcello Bragliani, Antongiulio Scialpi, Alessia de Coppi, Federico Borgogno, Riccardo Coghe, Giulio Palazzo, Daniele Pojani, Matteo Festa and Paola Nava, assisted Platinum Equity in the acquisition of the De Wave group, which operates in the sector of planning, manufacture, installation and refitting of arrangements of large and cruise ships. For the tax aspects Platinum Equity was assisted by EY with a team made up of Quirino Imbimbo and Alessandro Pina.

The seller Xenon Private Equity was counselled by Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo with a team made up of partner Giuseppe Besozzi, counsel Maria Chiara Puglisi and associate Erica Lepore.

The lending banks were counselled by law firm Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners, with a team led by partner Gaetano Carrello with associates Federico Tropeano, Niccolò Vernillo and Alessandro Pallavicini and partner Cristiano Garbarini for the tax aspects assisted by senior associate Valentina Buzzi.