Pavia e Ansaldo and Gatti Pavesi Bianchi in the transfer of

Milan, 20 February 2017 – Pavia e Ansaldo with Marina Balzano, Giulio Asquini and Dario Rovelli assisted Credit Agricole Cariparma SpA in the negotiation and conclusion of a transaction which led to the majority shareholder’s acquisition of the entire capital of CRM Srl, a company active in the IT and automotive sectors and operator of the domain, active since 1997, the most important Italian website for the motorcycle sector, as well as, “daily automobile news”, online since 2011, and in strong and constant growth.

The purchaser was assisted in all phases of the operation by Gatti Pavesi Bianchi with Franco Barucci and Dario Prestamburgo for corporate and m&a aspects and by a team with Andrea Limongelli and Piera Iovino for banking matters.

Hogan Lovells assisted the sellers with Luca Picone and Martina Di Nicola. Tax aspects were covered by Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi with Christiano Caumont Caimi, Stefania Trezzini and Gianni Aprile.