Norton Rose Fulbright advises Metrika Tech on acquisition of majority interest in Upgrade

Europe Press release - Business May 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Metrika Tech on the legal due diligence related to the acquisition by QiNet of a majority interest in Upgrade S.r.l., a company operating in the cybersecurity and cloud operation services sector, and its subsidiary, Upgrade SA.

Metrika Tech is an Italian private equity fund owned by Italian entrepreneurs. It invests primarily in small and medium-sized companies active in the information and communication technology sector.

This is the first add-on for QiNet, following the investment of Metrika Tech. With this operation, the two companies, QiNet and Upgrade, will be integrating their respective teams and expanding their range of services.

Tiziana Del Prete, corporate and M&A partner based in Milan, commented: “This transaction is designed to support QiNet’s future financial and technological development. We are delighted to have assisted Metrika Tech on this important acquisition and look forward to advising it on other strategic investments in Italy.”

The Milan-based team was led by partner Tiziana Del Prete and included senior associate Fabrizio Zecca.

For further information please contact:

Felicia Kohn, Senior Business Development Manager

Tel: +39 02 8635 941;

Cristiana Santilli, Business Development Executive

Tel: +39 02 8635 941;