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Nctm Studio Legale

VIA AGNELLO 12, 20121 MILAN, ITALY
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Work +39 02 72 55 11
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www.nctm.it
Brussels, London, Milan, Rome, Verona

Italy

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 3

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale’s practice advises on issues involving public procurement, highway concessions and subsidies, as well as public utilities, agriculture, and EU and public concessions. It acted for NTV Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori before the administrative courts in cases concerning the concession for a high-speed train service. The ‘very competent’ Giuliano Berruti is the key contact in Rome, with Marco Monaco being the name to note in Milan.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

NCTM Studio Legale

At NCTM Studio Legale, senior partner Alberto Toffoletto advised the independent directors of Pirelli on ChemChina’s reported €7.1bn acquisition takeover bid. Paolo Montironi’s ‘competence goes well beyond what clients normally expect from a lawyer’; and Pietro Zanoni is ‘a great negotiator’. Rome-based Matteo Trapani is also recommended along with head of corporate and commercial Sante Ricci and Milan-based head of M&A Simone De Carli.

Leading individuals

Alberto Toffoletto - NCTM Studio Legale

Paolo Montironi - NCTM Studio Legale

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale combines ‘excellent knowledge and communication’ with ‘high quality legal analyses’ in contentious matters. In one recent cutting-edge matter, the ‘outstanding’ Alberto Toffoletto represented UniCredit and FinecoBank in civil actions brought by Associazione Movimento Consumatori regarding the calculation of interest on loan agreements. Other clients include the EU Council and Deutsche Bank. Angelo Anglani is ‘a very sophisticated lawyer’. Sergio Fulco joined Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale provides ‘great service’ and ‘strong expertise’, particularly for representing domestic clients such as Line Medicale and Banco Popolare dell’Alto Adige in ICA cartel investigations. The recommended Luca Toffoletti heads the team, which was augmented by Alessandro De Stefano’s arrival from Sky.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale’s Michele Bignami recently assisted ZF TRW with the closure of its plant in Livorno; other recent work for the group includes advising on industrial relations and reorganisations. Dario Clementi is ‘a great employment lawyer with a unique human touch’.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Intellectual property: copyright - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Lorenzo Attolico heads the team at Nctm Studio Legale, which has ‘excellent knowledge’ and ‘great communication skills’. The group attracts contentious and non-contentious mandates from high-profile clients such as Gucci, Universal Music Publishing and Nike. The ‘knowledgeable’ Paolo Lazzarino recently represented Vodafone in a licensing dispute.

Leading individuals

Paolo Lazzarino - NCTM Studio Legale

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

NCTM Studio Legale

The sectors in which NCTM Studio Legale advises its private equity clients include energy, industrial, manufacturing, financial services, food, pharmaceuticals, and luxury goods. The team advised Investcorp and Equistone (as equity sponsors) on the sale of N&W Global Vending to US private equity firm, Lone Star. Milan-based Simone De Carli and Paolo Montironi are recommended along with Pietro Zanoni, ‘a clever professional, whose key qualities are acumen, commitment and stamina’. Rome-based Piero Corigliano is ‘highly knowledgeable’ and Matteo Trapani is also well regarded.

Leading individuals

Paolo Montironi - NCTM Studio Legale

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale experienced particular growth in logistics, retail, sport, stadiums and town planning matters. The team has extensive hospitality sector experience, where Milan-based Luigi Croce assisted The Student Hotel group with the acquisition of a holding company which owns a building in Bologna that will be renovated into a modern hotel.

Leading individuals

Luigi Croce - NCTM Studio Legale

Next generation lawyers

Alessandro Vespa - NCTM Studio Legale

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 4

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale has extensive expertise in debtor-side restructuring work, particularly in relation to real estate funds. The team advised a private high-speed railway passenger travel operator on the restructuring of its debt. Fabio Marelli is recommended, together with Paolo Montironi, Gian Carlo Sessa, Guido Fauda and Riccardo Papetti.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale’s practice recently provided tax assistance to CAI – Compagnia Aerea Italiana in a series of complex tax matters, including tax litigation. Federico Trutalli is ‘commercial, technically strong, and able to see the big picture’. Piermauro Carabellese, Paolo Rampulla, Barbara Aloisi and Paolo Agnesi are also highly rated.

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Italy: Banking and finance

Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 4

NCTM Studio Legale

Always performing work diligently’, NCTM Studio Legale stands out for its work for borrowers in the NPL market and also has notable experience in Islamic finance. The practice advised EXA Holding on a financing, granted by a pool of banks for the acquisition of a majority stake in a target company. Milan-based department head Stefano Padovani, Corrado Verna and Giovanni De’ Capitani di Vimercate are recommended. Eugenio Siragusa and Giorgio Telarico are key advisers in Rome.

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Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale’s Milan-based banking and finance head Stefano Padovani recently advised Santander Private Banking on the transfer of four credit portfolios to Santander Consumer Bank. Rome-based Eugenio Siragusa and Giorgio Telarico are key contacts in Rome, with Corrado Verna and Giovanni De’ Capitani di Vimercate being names to note in Milan.

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Italy: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 4

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale recently acted on highly visible bond issuances. Lukas Plattner in Milan is recommended.

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Equity
Capital markets: equity - ranked: tier 4

NCTM Studio Legale

At NCTM Studio Legale, Milan-based Lukas Plattner advised Energica Motor Company on its AIM Italia listing.

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Italy: Industry focus

Energy
Industry focus: energy - ranked: tier 3

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale’s ‘great professionals’ recently advised Snam on regulatory issues related to gas transportation and assisted IBF during its €80m acquisition by TUBACEX. Eugenio Siragusa ‘solves every problem’.

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Food
Industry focus: food - ranked: tier 2

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale’s client base spans the full agri-food supply chain, including primary producers, suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumer groups. Milan and Brussels-based Bernard O’Connor is ‘knowledgeable and helpful’. Transactional highlights included advising US-based Krause Holdings on the acquisition of the Vietti winery, one of the most important producers of Barolo wine.

Leading individuals

Bernard O’Connor - NCTM Studio Legale

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Healthcare and life sciences
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

NCTM Studio Legale

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Luxury goods
Industry focus: luxury goods - ranked: tier 3

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale is recommended for its track record in the luxury goods sector. The team advised Gucci on a contract with street artist GucciGhost, for the creation of fashion collections.

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TMT
Industry focus: TMT - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale provides ‘high-quality legal analyses’ on the full spread of transactional and regulatory TMT matters. Carlo Grignani advised Experian Holding Italia on the integration of its Italian business units into Experian-Cerved Information Services, a joint venture.

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