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Luca Andrea Frignani

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Partner Corporate - M&A


Luca assists Italian and foreign clients with corporate-M&A matters, and in particular with extraordinary transactions and matters relating to company law and business contracts, with a focus on deals involving strategic-industrial investors and private equity funds, and also in relation to listed companies operating in supervised or regulated sectors.
Luca has, in particular, gained solid cross-border experience, both inbound and outbound from the Italian market, which requires integrated and multidisciplinary expertise, assisting mainly foreign clients or Italian groups with a multinational dimension. Luca has gained specific experience in the sectors of manufacturing, aerospace, defence, and more generally in relation to the investments made by private equity funds. He is also one of the coordinators of the firm’s activities in the automotive sector.


Luca Andrea Frignani joined the Firm in 2005 and has become a Partner in 2014.


Italian, French, English, German.


Member of the Turin Bar (Italy)


Graduated in Law, University of Turin, 1999; LL.M., WWU University of Muenster (Germany), 2001; LL.M., University of Chicago Law School (USA), 2005.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Luca Andrea Frignani - Chiomenti Studio Legale

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Chiomenti Studio Legale’s ‘outstanding team always gives clients the best advice, not only across legal disciplines, but also on commercial issues’, thereby attracting a consistent stream of the most high-profile, complex M&A deals in Italy, on behalf of leading Italian and foreign institutional, financial, insurance and industrial groups. Filippo Modulo led advice to Banca d’Italia, as managing entity of the National Resolution Fund, on the complex sale process of Nuova Banca delle Marche, Nuova Banca dell’Etruria e del Lazio and Nuova Cassa di Risparmio di Chieti; and Michele Carpinelli acted for Luxottica Group in relation to Essilor International’s offer to merge with Luxottica Group, the Italy-based listed eyewear company. Corporate and M&A head Francesco Tedeschini is ‘great at conducting international negotiations’; private equity head Luigi Vaccaropossesses all the crucial skills’; and Carlo Croff is widely respected. Other names to note are Stefano Mazzotti, Franco Agopyan, Umberto Borzi. Luca Fossati, Luca Andrea Frignani, Antonio Sascaro and Enrico Giordano. Italo De Santis and Andrea Sacco Ginevri were promoted to the partnership.

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Italy: Industry focus


Within: Manufacturing

Chiomenti Studio Legale assisted One Equity Partners with the acquisition of a significant minority shareholding in USCO, an Italy-based business operating in the manufacturing and distributing of spare and repair parts for earth-moving machines. Advising brass rods, copper strips, and special alloys producer Eredi Gnutti Metalli on the rescheduling of its financial indebtedness is another recent highlight. Luca Andrea Frignani is the key contact.

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London: Foreign firms

European firms in London: Italy

Within: Leading individuals

Luca Andrea Frignani - Chiomenti Studio Legale

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