Sidley suggested TowerBrook Capital Companions on its acquisition of the Azzurri Group, the proprietor of the ASK Italian, Zizzi, and Coco di Mama manufacturers, together with the Pod Meals Restricted quick meals supply service. The belongings and enterprise of the group had been acquired via a pre-pack administration sale, following a aggressive bid course of. This funding will assist help Azzurri’s restoration from the COVID-19 disaster and has secured the way forward for roughly 225 eating places and outlets, defending roughly 5,000 staff. Azzurri was beforehand owned by Bridgepoint Capital.
Sidley’s workforce was led by London companions Mark Knight (Restructuring), Jifree Cader (Restructuring), Michelle Tong (Personal Fairness), Bryan Robson (International Finance), and James Crooks (International Finance). The workforce additionally included companions Oliver Currall (Tax), Patrick J. Harrison (Antitrust/Competitors), and Susan Fanning (Labor, Employment and Immigration); counsel Jade Williams-Adedeji (Actual Property) and Helen Middleton (Know-how and IP); senior associates Gordon Davidson (Restructuring), William Gwyn (International Finance), and Peter McCorkell (Labor, Employment and Immigration); and associates Luke Mason (Restructuring), Joshua T. Oeij (Restructuring), Cyril Cutinha (Restructuring), Chris Buck (Personal Fairness), Saya Sharma (Personal Fairness), Alex Lindsay (Personal Fairness), Laurence Wilcock (Tax), Jack Mayall (Actual Property), Nils Gravenhorst (International Finance), Chris Morgan (Labor, Employment and Immigration), and Ellen Thomson (Antitrust/Competitors).