1 April 2019

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Agreement reached between Contship and TiL for the control of MCT

Agreement reached between Contship Italia and TiL for the control of Medcenter Container Terminal S.p.A. in Gioia Tauro.

 

  • The agreement calls for the sale of the 50% stake of CSM Italia Gate, owned by Contship Italia S.p.A., to Itaterminaux S.à.r.l. a fully controlled subsidiary of Terminal Investment Ltd. (TiL).
  • Closing is subject to regulatory approvals and the parties involved are not disclosing terms.

 

 

Milan, April 1st , 2019.

 

Contship Italia S.p.A. and Itaterminaux S.à.r.l., a fully controlled subsidiary of Terminal Investment Ltd (TIL) have executed a share purchase agreement concerning the sale of 50% of CSM Italia Gate S.p.A., the company which owns 100% of MCT - Medcenter Container Terminal S.p.A..

MCT is the concessionaire of the container terminal activities in the port of Gioia Tauro and TIL already owned 50% of CSM Italia Gate S.p.A. 

The parties involved are not disclosing terms. Regulatory approvals are still pending.

At closing, TIL will own 100% of CSM Italia Gate S.p.A. and will indirectly control all the shares of MCT.

Contship Italia S.p.A. expresses its gratitude to all MCT employees, customers, suppliers and partners, including TIL, who supported the container terminal activities in Gioia Tauro, whose operations were started by Contship 24 years ago.

TIL is grateful to Contship Italia S.p.A. for the excellent cooperation over many years and during the negotiations leading to the execution of the share purchase agreement.

Maurizio Delfino, Stanislao Chimenti e Luca Leonardi of Delfino e Associati Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP have assisted Contship Italia while Carlo Grignani, Alberto Torrazza ed Ekaterina Aksenova of NCTM have assisted TiL.

 

 

 

 

For further information, accredited journalists may contact:

 

For TiL: media@msc.com

For Contship Italia S.p.A.: infocs@contshipitalia.com

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