Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners advised Cattolica Assicurazioni in negotiating the agreements with Banca Popolare di Vicenza, under compulsory winding-up, concerning the acquisition of 40% of the corporate capital of Cattolica Life Dac and the simultaneous transfer of 100% of the corporate capital of the same company to Monument Re Limited.
The transaction is subject to obtaining the regulatory authorisations required by the applicable law and the closing is expected to take place by the end of the first quarter of 2020.
Gop acted with a team led by the partner Emanuele Grippo together with the senior associate Lucia Occhiuto and the associate Bruno Edoardo Marseglia, for the corporate and M&A profiles, and with the senior associate Marco Valdes, for the regulatory profiles.
Banca Popolare di Vicenza has been assisted by the LMS Studio Legale with a team led by partner Matteo Bascelli, together with counsel Elena Grigò.
Monument Re Limited has been assisted by Hogan Lovells, with a team coordinated by M&A corporate partner Francesco Stella and including senior associate Martina Di Nicola (corporate), senior associate Pierluigi Feliciani (corporate), counsel Silvia Lolli (regulatory) and senior associate Maria Cristina Conte (tax). The Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald also assisted Monument Re.