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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

PIAZZA BELGIOIOSO, 2, 20121 MILANO, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 02 76 37 41
Web:
www.gop.it
Abu Dhabi, Bologna, Brussels, London, Milan, New York and 3 more

Massimiliano Calabrò

Tel:
Work +39 02 763741
Web:
www.gop.it/people_view.php?id=268
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Work Department

Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

He joined the firm in 2003 and gained an important work experience of one year (2007-2008) in the U.S. (Global Corporate Group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York).

Languages

He speaks Italian, English and French.

Member

He has been admitted to practice law in Italy (Messina Bar).

Education

After graduating in Law maxima cum laude from the University Luigi Bocconi of Milan in 2003, he obtained an LL.M in Corporate Governance & Practice from the Stanford Law School University in 2009.


Italy

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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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners' PE sector experience has traditionally been in retail, fashion and luxury, insurance, infrastructure, health and pharmaceuticals; and the team assists with complex exit and governance situations. Stefano Bucci acted for KKR on the acquisition, through its controlled company Selecta, of Gruppo Argenta, a vending and coffee service provider, from Motion Equity Partners; and Gianluca Ghersini advised Ergon Capital Partners on the sale of Golden Goose, an Italian luxury lifestyle fashion company, to The Carlyle Group. Francesco Gianni and Roberto Cappelli are widely esteemed transactional practitioners; other experienced names are Renato Giallombardo and Massimiliano Calabrò.

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