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Michele Carpinelli

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Special Indipendent Counsel Corporate - M&A


Michele assists Italian and foreign clients in corporate law; public and private M&A; public bidding offers; extraordinary transactions such as mergers, divisions, capital increases, group restructuring and organisation structures of groups subject to regulatory and prudential supervision. He concentrates on corporate governance for listed companies, including transactions between related parties; defining wealth assets for family groups; relationships with supervisory bodies; and in litigation including before the EU courts.


Michele Carpinelli joined the firm in 1971 and became a partner in 1979. Since 2018 he is Special Indipendent Counsel. He has a consolidated experience in tax assistance. He served as director and statutory auditor of banks and companies listed in the stock exchange.


Italian, English, French.


Admitted to practice before the Taxation Courts and  Member of the Rome Bar, Chartered Accountant, Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court (Italy)


Graduated in Economics, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1971; Graduated in Law, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1980.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Michele Carpinelli - 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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