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Nctm Studio Legale

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Paolo Montironi

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Nctm Studio Legale

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Restructuring & Turnaround


Equity Partner. Paolo Montironi is one of the Founding Partners of Nctm and he dedicates his time to advising his clients; a focus he has never lost even when serving as managing partner for the firm. He has extensive expertise in all aspects of mergers & acquisitions, private equity and restructuring, including representing multinational companies in public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and working closely with private equity firms.  He has been listed by Chambers Europe as a Leading Individual for M&A, and Private Equity and ranked as Top Tier 1 for Private Equity. He is consistently involved in major acquisitions and privatisations, both domestically and internationally. In particular, he has handled a large number of leveraged buyouts on behalf of Italian and foreign private equity firms, such as Oaktree Capital, Pillarstone (KKR), Bridgepoint Capital, Clessidra, Barclays Private Equity, Investcorp, Rhone Capital, L Capital and Opera Private Equity. Mr. Montironi has also managed many complex restructuring activities such as Maire Technimont, Navigazione Montanari, Premuda, Limoni e La Gardenia, Nectar.

He is Senior Partner and member of the Board at Nctm.


Partner, Nctm Studio Legale, 2000-2001.

Partner, Studio Legale Negri-Clementi Montironi e Soci 1995 -1999.

Partner, Studio Legale Negri-Clementi, Bernascone e Soci 1992-1995.

Partner ,Studio Legale Negri-Clementi 1990-1991

Associate,Studio Legale Negri-Clementi 1988-1989.


Italian, English.


Admitted to the Bar of Milan, 1991.


Law Degree, Università Cattolica, Milano 1986.


Reading, Tennis, Golf.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Paolo Montironi - Nctm Studio Legale

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Nctm Studio Legaleprovides the highest level of professionalism’ and handles the full array of corporate, commercial and M&A services. In high-profile bank rescue deals, Stefano Padovani advised Italy’s Economy and Finance Ministry, the Bank of Italy and liquidation commissioners on a transaction involving the sale of two distressed Venetian banks. Alberto Toffoletto is senior partner, Pietro Zanonigives clear advice’ and Matteo Trapani is ‘very experienced’. Other highly rated practitioners include Paolo Montironi, Simone De Carli, Raffaele Caldarone and Guido Fauda, along with Mario Giambò, Vittorio Noseda, Piero Corigliano and Sante Ricci.

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Private equity

Within: Leading individuals

Paolo Montironi - NCTM Studio Legale

Within: Private equity

NCTM Studio Legale assists private equity and venture capital houses with fund formation, new money and private equity investments, financings, IPOs and M&A deals as well as strategic partnerships and trade sale exits. Paolo Montironi and Pietro Zanoni, who ‘always protects his clients’, advised private equity firm L Catterton on its acquisition of Pinarello. The recommended advisers are Simone De Carli, Piero Corigliano, Matteo Trapani and Mario Giambò.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

NCTM Studio Legale is ‘able to find solutions’ and regularly handles high-profile and cross-border restructurings; the group is also noted for real estate fund-related restructurings. Fabio Marelli assisted Andreoli with an indebtedness restructuring scheme. Other noted practitioners include Paolo Montironi, Gian Carlo Sessa, Guido Fauda and Riccardo Papetti.

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Italy: Industry focus

Luxury goods

Within: Luxury goods

Nctm Studio Legale assisted leading consumer-focused private equity firm L Catterton with its acquisition of the iconic Italian brand of premium road bicycles, accessories and apparel Pinarello, and has been advising Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton on matters concerning shareholder relations and management. Paolo Montironi is the key contact.

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