Transaction details

Ethica Corporate Finance advised Tomasoni Topsail shareholders in the sale of the company to Oakley Capital Private Equity

Founded in 1973 by Leopoldo Poppi, Tomasoni produces and distributes North Sails and Henri Lloyd clothing and footwear collections through a network of 1.500 independent stores and 50 single-brand stores in Italy and abroad.

Peter Dubens, Managing Partner of Oakley Capital Private Equity, explained: “It is a pleasure to support the most iconic brand in the sailing world, which intends to transfer its key performance, innovation and technology values ​​to new lines of consumer products. With the acquisition of the license of its clothing line – he continued – North Sails will be able to broaden the important values ​​of its brand identity and consolidate its position in the nautical panorama, reaching a wider international audience of consumers, sailors and non-sailors”.