MILAN, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Private equity firm Investindustrial will buy a 52% stake in Eataly to speed up the Italian upmarket food chain's global expansion, the two companies said in a joint statement on Wednesday.
The deal envisages a capital increase worth 200 million euros ($198.14 million) as well as a further investment by Investindustrial to purchase shares held by the current shareholders.
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(Reporting by Federico Maccioni, editing by Cristina Carlevaro)
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