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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Francesco Selogna

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

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Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions


Francesco Selogna specialises in M&A and capital markets. He is highly experienced in the areas of  leveraged buyout, private equity, corporate and debt restructuring deals.


He joined the firm from a leading rival Italian law firm where he was a partner, having previously served as a visiting lawyer in the London office of Slaughter & May, where he qualified as a solicitor in the UK (England and Wales).


He speaks Italian and English.


He is a member of the Italian Bar and is admitted to practice as a Solicitor in England and Wales.


He graduated in Law from the University of Trento.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Francesco Selogna - 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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