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Filippo Modulo

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Managing Partner Corporate - M&A


Filippo works on complex transactions side-by-side with leading Italian and international industrial groups, banks, and insurance companies as well as the leading institutions in Italy. Filippo has unique know-how in terms of managing major cross-border M&A transactions both inbound and outbound in the Italian market, assisting all of the actors involved – purchasers, sellers, majority shareholders, financing banks, third parties – and communicating with management and leadership teams.


Joined the Firm in 1997 and became a Partner in 2005. He has been the Managing Partner of the Firm since 2015.


Italian, English, French.


Member of the Rome Bar (Italy)


Graduated in Law, University of Bologna, 1994.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Chiomenti is for some clients 'the most experienced law firm in Italy'. The practice is experienced in both ordinary and extraordinary Italian transactions involving the capital structure of listed and regulated entities such as banks and insurance companies. Recent developments include Massimiliano Nitti, the current M&A head, ending his seven-year term as London office managing partner, and Andrea Sacco Ginevri making partner. Work highlights include Francesco Tedeschini advising UnipolSai Assicurazioni on the sale of its 50% (plus one share) stake in Popolare Vita to Banco BMP; and special independent counsel Michele Carpinelli leading advice to Luxottica Group (LG), and its independent directors, on Essilor International's mandatory exchange offer for LG's share capital. Other significant work includes managing partner Filippo Modulo acting for BC Partners on the acquisition of an Italian dental service business, and Manfredi Vianini Tolomei advising Snaitech on its majority stake sale (by Global Games and OI-Games) to Playtech. Other key practitioners are 'highly trusted adviser' Carlo Croff, Luigi Vaccaro, Marco Maugeri and Luca Fossati, together with Stefano Mazzotti, Franco Agopyan, Antonio Sascaro and Italo De Santis.

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Industry focus: luxury goods

Within: Industry focus: luxury goods

Chiomenti's Emanuele Barberis heads up the luxury sector team, whose expertise includes corporate and M&A, commercial contracts, IP, tax and employment. Reflective of the firm's first-rate reputation, Annalisa Reale and senior associate Paolo Carbone assisted Swarovski with the employment aspects of its reorganisation, while tax partner Massimo Antonini advised B&B Italia on a merger leveraged buyout. Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren and Roberto Cavalli are among other notable clients. Filippo Modulo, Stefano Mazzotti and Massimiliano Nitti are also recommended, along with practice head Emanuele Barberis.

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