Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, with a team formed by partner Alessandro Dolce, senior associate Federico Michelini and associate Diletta Camicia, assisted Joseph Oughourlian in the definition of the agreements in relation to the investment, through the controlled Luxembourg company J4A Holdings II S.à r.l., in Calcio Padova S.p.A..
The investment will be executed by means of the acquisition by J4A Holdings II of an initial 20% participation held by Thema Italia S.r.l., whose partner and managing director is Roberto Bonetto, head of Calcio Padova.
Simone Perazzolo of the firm Studio Legale Conte-Perazzolo assisted Thema Italia.
Joseph Oughourlian, 45 years old, Armenian-born French, is founder and CEO of the private equity fund Amber Capital LP (not involved in the deal). For Oughourlian, great football fan, this is the third investment in this sport, following the one in the famous Colombian team Millonarios Fútbol Club, which plays in the top division of the Colombian league, and the one in Racing Club de Lens, which plays in Ligue 2 division of the French league. Calcio Padova is currently first in Group B of the Italian Serie C Championship.