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Nctm Studio Legale

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Brussels, London, Milan, Rome, Shanghai

Pietro Zanoni

Work +39 02 725511
Nctm Studio Legale

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Corporate & Commercial


Equity Partner. Pietro Zanoni’s practice focuses on M&A and private equity, and he has extensive experience in all matters of corporate and commercial law, especially in the pharmaceutical, medical, food and fashion industries. He has been advising domestic and foreign private equity firms such as 21 Investimenti, Alcedo, Clessidra, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, Fondo Italiano di Investimento (now NeubergerBerman), Friulia Veneto Sviluppo, Gradiente, G Square, DeA Capital, Investcorp, Jacobs Holding, L Catterton (formerly L Capital), Palladio and TowerBrook; as well as industrial clients such as Aboca, Cartotecnica Goldprint, Guala Pack, Mar.Ter, IBM, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Mediolanum Farmaceutici, Megadyne, Marsh, MSC and Turbocoating.

Pietro Zanoni is member of the Board at Nctm.


Second and third years associate at the law firm of Professor Savi (2002-2003).
First year associate Gianni, Origoni, Grippo and Partners. - Linklaters and Alliance (2001). 
Visiting Foreign Lawyer at Doland & Gould in Los Angeles (2000).


Italian, English.


Admitted to the Bar of Milan, 2003.


Pietro Zanoni obtained a Laurea in Giurisprudenza (J.D. equivalent) with honours from the University of Milan in 2000, and a Diplôme de Droit Comparé from the Faculté Internationale de Droit Comparé at the Université Robert Schuman of Strasbourg in 1999.  He also earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2004.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

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: 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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