K&L Gates Advises ARRI Group on Acquisition of Professional Lighting Provider Claypaky

21 Maret 2023

Milan and Munich – Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has advised ARRI Group on the acquisition of Claypaky S.p.A., previously an Italian subsidiary of the OSRAM Group. It was sold by means of a bidding process in which ARRI was awarded the contract.

ARRI is a global provider of technology and services for the film and media industry. Claypaky develops professional lighting systems for the entertainment sector and for architectural applications.

The K&L Gates team that advised ARRI on the transaction was led by partners Dr. Martina Ortner (Corporate/M&A, Munich) and Giampaolo Salsi (Corporate/M&A, Milan). They were supported by partner Dr. Thomas Nietsch (IP/IT, Berlin), counsel Bruno Vascellari (Corporate/M&A, Milan), and associate Dr. Gabriella Piras (Corporate, Berlin), as well as partners Vittorio Salvadori di Wiesenhoff (Tax, Milan), Roberto Podda (Employment, Milan), and Andrea Campana (Litigation, Milan), counsels Agnese Schinelli (Real Estate, Milan) and Chiara Toccagni (Policy/Regulatory, Milan), and associate Tania Ciaccarese (Policy/Regulatory, Milan), partner Dr. Annette Mutschler-Siebert (Policy/Regulatory, Berlin), counsel Marion Baumann (Policy/Regulatory, Berlin), associate Andreas Müller (IP/IT, Berlin), and senior associate Dr. Judy Witten (Corporate/M&A, Munich).

The German-Italian practice of K&L Gates includes six bilingual attorneys who support Italian and German companies in their growth and development plans in the two countries. Recently, this also included the group advising MotorK on its acquisition of Web Mobil24.