BOSTON and LONDON, July 10, 2020: Morgan Lewis represented Heritage Cruise Holding Ltd. and Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio in the sale of the remaining one-third interest in Silversea Cruises to Royal Caribbean Group. This acquisition follows Morgan Lewis’s representation in 2018 of the same clients in the $1 billion purchase by Royal Caribbean of two-thirds of Silversea’s shares.
Silversea is among the leaders in the luxury and expedition cruise line industry. Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, who took over the company founded by his father, will continue to serve as chairman of Silversea. Royal Caribbean Group is a cruise vacation company comprising four global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara, and Silversea.
Morgan Lewis’s cross-border team includes partners Carl Valenstein and Peter Sharp in representing Silversea.