Allen & Overy advises in the investment of CVC in BIP
31 May 2021
Allen & Overy has advised the management and the founders of BIP, a leading European advisory firm, in the sale to the private equity CVC Capital Partners.
CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII (CVC) has signed an agreement to acquire the majority stake of BIP, participated by Apax Partners France and by BIP founders and management. Founded in Italy in 2003, BIP is currently a leading international advisory firm with offices in 13 countries, employing over 3500 people globally.
At the completion of the deal CVC will own a majority stake of BIP, while the company’s chairman, Nino Lo Bianco, the CEOs, Carlo Capè and Fabio Troiani, and the equity partners, will continue to maintain a relevant stake and lead BIP’s group.
Allen & Overy has advised BIP management and the foundesr both in the sale and the reinvestment process, with a team led by partner Paolo Nastasi, supported by associates Chiara De Luca and Enrico Roveda. Counsel Emilio De Giorgi has advised for antitrust aspects.