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Carlo Pavesi

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Gatti Pavesi Bianchi

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Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquistions, Private Equity, Financial Markets and Securities Investment


Carlo Pavesi’s practice focuses on corporate law, domestic and cross-border merger and acquisitions, and private equity transactions. He has handled several of the largest Italian M&A deals of the recent years, and is considered as one of the leading lawyers for M&A transactions involving financial and banking institutions. Carlo Pavesi has represented Italian and international private equity funds in a wide range of M&A transactions. He advises on capital market transactions (including IPOs and equity offerings), and corporate governance matters. He is also active in high-profile corporate litigation and arbitration.


Founder Partner of Gatti Pavesi Bianchi. 


Italian, English


Italian Bar


He graduated with honours from the Università degli Studi di Milano in 1986.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Carlo Pavesi - Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato advises on cross-border and international M&A, de-mergers, disposals of businesses and interests and restructurings as well as joint ventures and strategic investments. Stefano Valerio led advice to Alpitour on the acquisition, through a Newco, of the tour operator business of EdenViaggi; and Franco Barucci  assisted Prima Holding and Zephyro with the sale of a majority stake in Zephyro to Edison, which acted through its subsidiary Fenice. Additional highlights include Francesco Gatti assisting Manutencoop Società Cooperativa with the acquisition, through its subsidiary CMF, of an approximate 33 per cent stake in Manutencoop Facility Management and Carlo Pavesi acting for Banca Popolare di Sondrio on the acquisition of PrestiNuova. Other highly rated advisers include Luigi Arturo Bianchi, Andrea Giardino and Paola Menicati, along with Gianni Martoglia, Gianpaolo Scandone, Giorgio Groppi and recently promoted Alessandra Ghezzi.

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Private equity

Within: Leading individuals

Carlo Pavesi - Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato

Within: Private equity

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato is noted for its advice on buyouts, growth equity deals and growth company representations in sectors such as technology, healthcare, financial and business services, consumer and manufacturing. Carlo Pavesi led advice to Armònia Italy Fund on the acquisition of a majority stake in Estendo, an Italian company that specialises in technical assistance to customers after the expiration of legal warranties on consumer electronic products. Andrea Giardino, Gianni Martoglia and Stefano Valerio are also highly regarded; Franco Barucci was promoted to equity partner and Giuseppe Toia was made junior partner.

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