Germani S.p.A. and Pallacanestro Brescia’s Acquisition of Basket Brescia Leonessa S.p.A.

Osborne Clarke advised Germani S.p.A.

Germani S.p.A., a company operating in the transport and shipping sector, and Pallacanestro Brescia acquired the sports business of Basket Brescia Leonessa S.p.A., whose men’s first team plays in the Italian Series A Basketball championship league.

This transaction is the first of its kind in Italy to be completed based on the so-called Lodo Salva Città, approved in early June 2020 by the Italian Basketball Federation and aimed at supporting the teams taking part in Italy’s most important basketball championship.

Osborne Clarke’s team was composed of managing partner, Riccardo Roversi, who was also asked to join the baord of directors of Pallacanestro Brescia, Pierfilippo Capello, partner and head of OC’s Italian sports practice, and trainee Davide Alesso.

Marco Baccinelli and Carlo Ghirardi acted for Basket Brescia Leonessa S.p.A..

Involved fees earner: Carlo Ghirardi – Ghirardi; Marco Baccinelli – Marco Baccinelli; Davide Alesso – Osborne Clarke; Pierfilippo Capello – Osborne Clarke; Riccardo Roversi – Osborne Clarke;

Law Firms: Ghirardi; Marco Baccinelli; Osborne Clarke;

Clients: Basket Brescia Leonessa S.p.A ; Germani S.p.A.;