White & Case and PwC TLS advised Verlinvest S.A., while Orrick advised Eveli on the deal.
Everli, Europe’s leading marketplace for online grocery shopping, closed its US$100 million investment round.
The goal of the investment is to accelerate the company’s growth plans and further expand its international footprint.
Since 2014, Everli has become the delivery partner for some of Europe’s largest grocery brands, including Lidl, Kaufland and Carrefour, offering access to more than 300,000 products across 70 cities in Italy, Poland and, more recently, the Czech Republic and France.
Verlinvest S.A. is a privately-owned investment group headquartered in Brussels.
The White & Case team that advised on the transaction was led by partners Michael Immordino (London & Milan) and Leonardo Graffi (Milan & London; Picture), and included associates Cristina Riva, Sara Scapin (both Milan) and lawyer Valerio Bianchi (Milan). The team that advised on the antitrust aspects of the transaction comprised partner Axel Schulz (Brussels) and associate Tommaso Poli (Brussels & Milan). Partner Veronica Pinotti (Milan) and local partner Martino Sforza (Milan) advised on the data privacy aspects of the transaction.
PwC TLS advised Verlinvest with partner Nicola Broggi, partner Francesca Tironi, Serena Scalabrini, Giulia Azzali, Valeria Malavenda and Alessandro Ferrari .
Orrick’s team advising Everli was led by partners Attilio Mazzilli and Alessandro Vittoria, with associates Sarah Lo Piparo and Stefano Pardini.
Involved fees earner: Sarah Lo Piparo – Orrick; Attilio Mazzilli – Orrick; Stefano Pardini – Orrick; Alessandro Vittoria – Orrick; Giulia Azzali – PwC Tax & Legal; Nicola Broggi – PwC Tax & Legal; Alessandro Ferrari – PwC Tax & Legal; Valeria Malavenda – PwC Tax & Legal; Serena Scalabrini – PwC Tax & Legal; Francesca Tironi – PwC Tax & Legal; Valerio Bianchi – White & Case; Leonardo Graffi – White & Case; Michael Immordino – White & Case; Veronica Pinotti – White & Case; Tommaso Poli – White & Case; Cristina Riva – White & Case; Sara Scapin – White & Case; Axel Schulz – White & Case; Martino Sforza – White & Case;