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Pedersoli Studio Legale

Work +39 02 30 30 51
Fax +39 02 30 30 53 33
Milan, Rome, Torino

Avv Andrea Gandini

Work +39 011 22 77 71
Pedersoli Studio Legale

Work Department

Corporate and M&A / Capital Markets / Dispute Resolution.


Andrea Gandini is a Corporate and M&A partner based in Turin. He focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and international business transactions. Andrea has advised industrial and financial clients on several complex deals, including ChemChina on the successful acquisition of Pirelli, the Pirelli de-listing and merger with the Bidco Marco Polo completed in 2016. He combines significant transactional and M&A experience with a deep knowledge of Italian takeover rules, capital market, securities regulations, regulatory requirements and corporate governance.




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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Pedersoli Studio Legale's 'outstanding practice has strong problem-solving skills'. It has been particularly active in bank-related transactions as well as general financial sector deals and media and publishing-related matters. The firm has also been growing its China practice; Antonio Pedersoli advised Chinese company Hefei SARI V-Capital Management on the acquisition, from Fondazione Regionale per la Ricerca Biomedica, of a majoritystake in NMS Group, which is active in preclinical and clinical research and the production of oncology-related drugs. Other highlights saw Carlo Pedersoli assist Fimei's shareholders with the sale of their Fimei shareholding to a consortium of investment funds. Additional names to note in Milan are Alessandro Marena, Ascanio Cibrario and Luca Saraceni, while the key Turin advisers are Andrea Gandini, Carlo Re and Eugenio Barcellona. Elio Marena  is now with Grimaldi Studio Legale.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Pedersoli Studio Legale  fields 'lawyers with broad knowledge and Italian market experience'. The PE practice includes advice on funds, financial services regulation, tax structuring, and acquisition finance. Carlo Pedersoli is 'extremely professional and has deep knowledge of clients' needs' and Alessandro Marena acted for Compagnie Nationale à Portefeuille, a Belgian holding company controlled by Groupe Frère, on the acquisition of a significant stake in Caffitaly from Alpha Private Equity. Antonio Pedersoli, Carlo Re and Ascanio Cibrario, along with Andrea Gandini and Luca Saraceni are also highly rated. Elio Marena  left for Grimaldi Studio Legale.

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Turin: leading firms

Within: Turin: leading firms

The 'fast and client-oriented' 40-strong team at¬†PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE¬†attracts client praise for its 'outstanding problem-solving skills'. Carlo Re¬†was the lead adviser to Mediaset on a¬†‚ā¨1bn co-investment agreement with the shareholders of F2i for the purpose of launching a takeover bid for EI Towers. The firm's other work includes capital markets transactions, insolvency and restructuring mandates, and labour law matters, among other areas. In addition to Re,¬†Andrea Gandini, Eugenio Barcellona, Marcello Magro¬†and Alessandra Giovetti¬†are also recommended.

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