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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Work +39 02 76 37 41
Abu Dhabi, Bologna, Brussels, London, Milan, New York and 3 more

Valentina Dragoni

Work +39 02 763741
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions


Valentina Dragoni is involved in mergers, acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions carried out by private equity funds and other corporate clients in Italy and abroad, and provides general assistance on corporate and commercial matters.


She speaks Italian, English and French


She is admitted to practice law in Italy.


After graduating in Law “maxima cum laude” from the University “Cattolica del Sacro Cuore” of Milan in 1998, she obtained  a comparative law degree from the Faculté Internationale de Droit Comparé – Strasburg. She attended a study exchange program with the Université Rene Descartes (Paris V) in 1998


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Valentina Dragoni - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

A ‘go-to firm in Italy for M&A and corporate matters’, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners fields ‘very responsive, knowledgeable partners with strong business acumen and excellent insights’. The practice is highly rated for its advice to commercial and industrial companies and financial institutions on M&A transactions, but also assists medium-sized businesses with their investment programmes and day-to-day activities. New initiatives included the launch of an art law practice as well as the set-up of GOP4Venture, a specialised group dedicated to venture capital and technology transfer. The group further strengthened its public M&A team with the arrival of counsel Giulia Staderini from regulator CONSOB. Recent work highlights include advising Atlantia, the Italian listed infrastructure company, on the voluntary tender offer to acquire Spanish-listed infrastructure company Abertis Infraestructuras and acting for Patheon, a global provider of high-quality drug development and delivery solutions, on its sale to Thermo Fisher Scientific. ‘Truly fantastic dealmakerFrancesco Gianni and Roberto Cappelli head the team, which also includes the ‘very responsive’ Andrea Aiello, ‘excellent M&A lawyer’ Alfredo D’Aniello and Stefano Ambrosioni, who ‘has innovative ideas for problem solving’. Mauro Sambati is Korea desk head; Rosario Zaccà is India desk head; and other highly rated names include Alessandro Giuliani, Ilaria Maria Placco, Valentina Dragoni and Francesco Selogna.

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