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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Rosario Zaccà

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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions


Managing Partner, Head of India Desk


Rosario Zaccà specialises in corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, and has significant expertise in joint ventures and multi-jurisdictional transactions. Due to his strong experience in a broad range of corporate and M&A issues, he is frequently asked to represent some of the largest Italian and multinational companies and to handle complex transactions that require a sophisticated approach.
In 2011 he was awarded the ILO Client Choice Award for M&A in Italy.
As Head of the firm’s India Desk, he has extensive experience in assisting Indian companies in their activities in Italy, and Italian companies investing in India.
Responsible Partner for the Milan office from 2010 to 2014, he is currently Co-Managing Partner of the firm.
Rosario has been with the firm since 1994. He spent four years in the firm’s New York office and a semester with a City firm in London, before returning to Milan where he was made partner in 2001. 


He speaks Italian and English.


He is a member of the Italian Bar Association and the International Bar Association, and has rights of audience before the Italian Supreme Court.


After graduating in Law from the University of Catania, he studied common law and the English legal system at City of London Polytechnic and then international law at the Academy of International Law in The Hague.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Regularly involved in important transactions in Italy, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners' corporate and M&A group is led by the widely respected Francesco Gianni and Roberto Cappelli, while recent growth in the practice included Gabriele Arcuri and Andrea Gritti making partner. Key matters include Alessandro Giuliani leading the Italian law advice to Patheon, a global provider of drug development and delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical and biopharma sectors, on its sale to Thermo Fisher Scientific; and Alfredo D’Aniello acting for UniCredit on an agreement with Dorotheum for the sale of its Italian pawn credit business. The practice also acted for Atlantia on a joint investment with ACS and Hochtief in Abertis Infraestructuras, the Spanish-listed infrastructure company. Other highly regarded names are Andrea Aiello, Massimiliano Calabrò, Valentina Dragoni and Francesco Selogna. The firm also fields several foreign desk heads, including Rosario Zaccà for India and Mauro Sambati for Korea and Japan.

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