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CHIOMENTI

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

Tel:
Work +39 0272157407
Email:
Chiomenti

Work Department

Partner Corporate - M&A

Position

Franco regularly assists Italian and foreign clients in private equity operations (both national and cross-border), industrial M&A and corporate finance. Franco is an expert in international contracts.

Career

Franco Agopyan joined the Firm in 1999 and became a Partner in 2005.

Languages

Italian, English.

Member

Member of the Venice Bar (Italy) and member of AIFI (Associazione Italiana del Private Equity e del Venture Capital) Tax & Legal Commission

Education

Graduated in Law, University of Bologna, 1993; LL.M., International Business and Trade Law, Fordham University, School of Law, NY (USA), 1997.


Italy

Commercial, corporate and M&A

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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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Chiomenti Studio Legale has specialist industry knowledge in financial institutions, healthcare and chemicals, as well as automotive, luxury, retail and infrastructure, and assists with structuring and organising funds, and executing investments and exit transactions. Luigi Vaccaro advised Italian private equity firm Investindustrial and private equity group L Catterton, which led a shareholder group on the sale of their investment in Stroili Oro. Franco Agopyan, Luca Fossati, Carlo Croff and Antonio Sascaro are also highly rated.

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