The Hong Kong Private Equity team advised LionRock Capital Limited and funds managed on its acquisition of International Sports Capital S.p.A., which holds 31.05% shares in FC Internazionale Milano S.p.A. from International Sports Capital HK Limited, a company controlled by Erick Thohir. Upon closing, LionRock Capital became the new minority shareholder in Inter Milan.
LionRock Capital is a Hong Kong-based private equity firm specializing in providing strategic, financial, and corporate governance support for growth stage companies in Greater China and Asia. LionRock Capital’s investment targets a wide range of sectors, including sports, healthcare, next generation Internet e-commerce, domestic consumption, telecommunication, media, consumer and professional services and infrastructure services.
The deal team was led by partners Doug Freeman and Daniel Lindsey, and included partner Victor Chen, associates Bridget Huang and Bryan Jin and legal consultants Teresa Wong and Darian Chui, with assistance from associate Katie Leah.
For additional details on the acquisition, please read the press release.