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Franco Barucci

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Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato

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Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Markets and Securities Investment


Franco Barucci advises both Italian and foreign companies in M&A transactions, capital markets and corporate law matters. In particular, he specializes in acquisitions and disposals of shareholdings and business, within the context of extraordinary transactions, involving listed companies and banks, as well as assisting them in corporate governance matters and in their relations with the Bank of Italy.


Franco Barucci became a Junior Partner of Gatti Pavesi Bianchi in 2013.


Italian, English


Italian Bar


Franco Barucci graduated with honours from the Università degli Studi di Firenze in 2003. He then attained a Masters in “Financial Markets Law” from the Università Statale di Milano in 2005, and in 2009 he achieved an LLM, Master of Laws, from the University of London, King’s College.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato’s β€˜excellent M&A professionals have deep deal and legal experience’. The practice is highly regarded for its assistance with significant M&A transactions and it was recently particularly active in banking sector deals. Francesco Gatti led advice to Intesa SanPaolo and Unicredit on the sale of direct and indirect shareholdings of Prelios; and Stefano Valerio assisted DiaSorin, a global vitro diagnostic company, with the acquisition of the ELISA immunodiagnostic portfolio. Luigi Arturo Bianchi’s β€˜advice is always appropriate’ and Andrea Giardino β€˜has great negotiation skills’. Other notable advisers include Paola Menicati, Gianni Martoglia, Carlo Pavesi, Vanessa Sobrero and Franco Barucci. Growth in the practice included the recruitment of Gianpaolo Scandone from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Alessandro Corno joined MJ Hudson Alma.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato’s β€˜excellent practice assists with high-profile deals’: in recent highlights, Carlo Pavesi advised Synergo on the sale of Bozzetto to Chequers Capital, a pan-European private equity firm and β€˜the very experienced’ Andrea Giardino acted for European private equity fund Ambienta in its investment in Restiani. Gianni Martoglia β€˜has outstanding legal skills’ and Francesco Gatti, Stefano Valerio and Franco Barucci are other key contacts.

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Italy: Capital markets


Within: Next generation lawyers

Franco Barucci - Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato

Within: Equity

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato β€˜combines technical authority with excellent client service’ and is highly rated for its assistance to investment banks and industrial groups, as well as other issuers and institutional investors. Stefano Valerio advised SprintItaly, an SPAC, on its IPO and admission to trading on AIM Italia. Luigi Arturo Bianchi β€˜provides great legal and strategic support’ and other highly rated practitioners include Anton Carlo Frau, Francesco Gatti, Carlo Pavesi, Franco Barucci and Rossella Pappagallo .

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