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Latham Advises Carlyle and Farmfront on the Acquisition of Irrimec and RKD

November 6, 2023
Cross-border team represents the buyers in the transaction.

Latham & Watkins has advised Farmfront Group, controlled by Carlyle investment funds, on the acquisition of two additional groups active in the production of advanced irrigation systems for the agricultural sector. RKD and Irrimec Group will combine with Ocmis, together operating as a leading global platform of irrigation providers, with the scale and expertise to adapt to different farming realities.

The Latham team was led by Milan partner Stefano Sciolla, with associates Andrea Stincardini and Marco Martino. Advice was also provided on finance matters by partners Marcello Bragliani and Charles Armstrong with associates Erika Brini Raimondi, Eleonora Baggiani, and Tian Sun; on regulatory matters by partner Cesare Milani with associate Edoardo Cassinelli; on antitrust profiles by partner Luca Crocco with associate Giuseppe Liotine; on capital markets matters by associate Marco Bonasso; on Spanish corporate law matters by associates Carmen Esteban and Elena Martinez de Luco, on Spanish employment law matters by partner Naiara Rodríguez-Escudero and associate María Goñi and on Spanish regulatory matters by partner José María Alonso, who handled the aspects related to the acquisition of RKD; and on French law matters by associates Alexandre de Puysegur and Giovanni Novi.