Premium outdoor company Woolrich has sold a majority stake to L-Gam Advisors Sarl in a move that has been described as a “further step in the globalization process” of the brand.
Founding Partner Fabio Labruna captained the LMS team assisting L-Gam in this new transaction. Partners Accili Bernadette (Tax) and Francesco Serrano Orlandini (Banking and Finance) were part of the team together with associates, Benedetta Cirillo, Domenico Gioia and Giulia Fioramonti. Kirkland & Ellis assisted L-Gam in the acquisition financing of the deal.
Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners with partners Andrea Calvi and Laura Ortali togheter with associates Nicolò Vignali, Andrea Cerulli Irelli and Edoardo Marseglia assisted Woolrich in the sale.
L-GAM is a long-term investment firm established in partnership with the Princely Family of Liechtenstein. The firm also owns an interest in Roberto Cavalli.
Goldwin, a Japanese outdoor retailer which acquired a minority stake in Woolrich in 2017, will remain an investor in the company.