K&L Gates Advises Vitesco Technologies on Sale of All Shares in Vitesco Technologies Italy Srl
Berlin and Milan – Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has advised automotive supplier Vitesco Technologies on the sale of all shares in Vitesco Technologies Italy Srl to the Belgian Punch Group. With more than 900 employees, Vitesco Technologies Italy Srl is active in the design, production, and sale of injectors, fuel distribution systems, and exhaust treatment systems for gasoline engines.
The transaction is expected to close by the end of this year, subject to customary regulatory approvals.
The K&L Gates team that advised Vitesco on the sale was led by Berlin partner Dr. Thomas Lappe (Corporate), with support from Milan partner Giampaolo Salsi and counsel Bruno Vascellari (both Corporate). They were assisted by partners Dr. Thomas Nietsch (Technology Transactions, Berlin), Dr. Bastian Bongertz (Corporate, Frankfurt), Dr. Wilhelm Hartung (Corporate, Berlin), Francesco Carloni (Antitrust, Brussels), and Vittorio Salvadori di Wiesenhoff (Corporate Tax, Milan), as well as senior associate Dr. Gabriella Piras (Corporate, Berlin) and associate Stefano Prinzivalli Castelli (Antitrust, Brussels).
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