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Chiomenti

VIA VERDI 2, 20121 MILAN, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 02 72 15 71
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Fax +39 02 72 15 72 24
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Web:
www.chiomenti.net
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Luca Fossati

Tel:
Work +39 0272157440
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Chiomenti

Work Department

Partner Corporate - M&A

Position

Luca Fossati has assisted Italian and international clients in the most significant Corporate - M&A transactions in the Italian market, particularly in the following sectors: media; telecommunications; luxury goods; design; gaming; real estate; sport; food; automotive; electronics; consumer; health care; metal and machinery; automation.

Career

Luca joined the Firm in 1989 and became Partner in 2000. He has been a managing Partner of the Firm and the managing Partner of the corporate division.

Languages

Italian, English, French, Spanish.

Member

Member of the Cuneo Bar (Italy)

Education

Graduated in Law, University of Turin, 1988.


Italy

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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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Chiomenti's practice covers not only large transactions, but also mid-cap and venture capital and distressed situations; it also regularly works alongside the firm's tax experts on structuring transactions. Franco Agopyan advised OpCapita Consumer Opportunities Fund II on the acquisition of Sebeto, which is active in the casual-dining restaurant business; and Carlo Croff and Luca Liistro acted for Investindustrial on the acquisition of Lifebrain, which invests in the laboratory diagnostic services sector, from MCI Capital and BIP Investment Partners. Also highly regarded are Luigi Vaccaro, Luca Fossati, Vincenzo Troiano, Antonio Sascaro and Massimiliano Nitti. Edoardo Canetta Rossi Palermo is an experienced senior associate.

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