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Italy : Banking and finance
Within Banking and finance, Pedersoli e Associati is a third tier firm,
Pedersoli e Associati’s ‘service levels are highly professional, and performed with efficiency and competency’. The practice advises banks and other financial institutions, funds, corporate clients and financial advisers, and benefits from the firm’s longstanding tradition of advising leading Italian banking groups. The team is supported by regulatory, tax, corporate, commercial and insolvency colleagues. Recently, it advised a pool of banks in on a €100m facility to finance the acquisition of Italian travel agency group, Alpitour, and its subsidiaries. Alessandro Fosco Fagotto is ‘precise, and is an excellent negotiator’, and Maura Magioncalda shows ‘skill and a logical approach when managing clients’.
Italy : Corporate and M&A: Milan and Rome
Within Corporate and M&A: Milan and Rome, Pedersoli e Associati is a third tier firm,
Pedersoli e Associati ‘understands clients’ needs and gets straight to the point of any given issue’. The group has enlarged its client base in the financial sector and also continued to provide corporate and M&A advice to industrial players. It advised Milano Assicurazioni on its merger with Fondiaria SAI, Premafin Finanziaria Holding di Partecipazioni and Unipol Assicurazioni. Other work included assisting Venice PMI (Palladio Finanziaria) with its acquisition of a controlling stake in Meregalli Impianti Termotecnici. The team also advised Intesa Sanpaolo on its acquisition of the remaining 34% stake in Carisap from Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ascoli Piceno. Antonio Pedersoli is ‘a great lawyer’, Ascanio Cibrario is ‘very much personally involved’, and Piero Albertario is ‘very prepared’. Carlo Pedersoli, Davide D’Angelo, Elio Marena, Alessandro Dubini, Alessandro Marena, Carlo Re, and Marcello Magro are also key contacts.
Italy : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Pedersoli e Associati is a first tier firm,
Pedersoli e Associati ‘speedily proposes alternative solutions’. Highlights included acting for Intesa, and its subsidiaries, in a series of clawback actions; and winning a case for Progetto Venezia, in extraordinary administration, against two companies that claimed damages relating to a contract involving the conversion of a hospital into a luxury hotel. Filippo Casò is ‘perceptive and precise’, Andrea Magliani ‘rapidly understands the legal consequences of different situations’, and Valeria Mazzoletti is also recommended. The firm recruited junior partner Arturo Maniaci from Studio Legale De Nova.
Italy : EU, regulatory and competition law
Within EU, regulatory and competition law, tier 5
Pedersoli e Associati provides ‘great quality service and is known for its ethical approach; the practice is also flexible on prices’. It represented Intesa Sanpaolo in a proceeding concerning an alleged violation of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union’s rules on restrictive business practices. The team also advised Italian banking groups and international financial institutions on cartel, merger control and consumer protection issues, and enlarged its client basis of industrial players. Davide Cacchioli and Lisa Noja are ‘particularly strong’.
Italy : Other leading firms
Within Turin: Leading firms, Pedersoli e Associati is a first tier firm,
Pedersoli e Associati’s Turin office recently represented Banca Infrastrutture Innovazione e Sviluppo and Dexia Crediop in a lawsuit against Regione Piemonte regarding swaps that had been entered into. The practice also assisted Casinò di Sanremo with the negotiation of a new collective agreement with unions. Andrea Gandini, Mario Napoli, Eugenio Barcellona, Marcello Magro, and Carlo Re are recommended.
Italy : Restructuring and insolvency
Within Restructuring and insolvency, Pedersoli e Associati is a third tier firm,
Pedersoli e Associati advised the banks on Allison’s debt restructuring, and advised Milano Assicurazioni and Fondiaria SAI during Group Sinergia’s bankruptcy proceeding. Alessandro Fosco Fagotto is ‘very co-operative and skilled’; Maura Magioncalda has ‘excellent strategic vision’; and Valeria Mazzoletti and Antonio Pedersoli are also well regarded.
Italy : Tax
Within Tax, tier 5
Pedersoli e Associati’s tax practice advises on debt restructuring, divestments and reorganisation transactions originated by banks, private equity funds, and mezzanine funds, and also represents clients in tax litigation. Giovanni Bandera is recommended.
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- Banking and finance : Banking and finance
- Corporate and M&A: Milan and Rome : Corporate and M&A: Milan and Rome
- Dispute resolution : Dispute resolution
- EU, regulatory and competition law : EU, regulatory and competition law
- Restructuring and insolvency : Restructuring and insolvency
- Tax : Tax
- Other leading firms : Turin: Leading firms