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Paola Menicati

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Gatti Pavesi Bianchi

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Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions; Civil, Commercial Law and International Law; Antitrust, Competition and Telecommunications


Paola Menicati specialises in corporate law and M&A, with particular focus on extraordinary transactions, mergers and acquisitions of both listed and non-listed companies, purchases and transfers of shareholdings and businesses, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. She also advises on matters of both civil and commercial general advice, particularly with regard to the drafting, negotiation and execution of shareholders’ agreements, voting syndicates as well as various contracts and commercial agreements. She also has extensive experience in antitrust regulations, publishing law and the legal framework on radio and television frequencies. Paola Menicati has advised both Italian and foreign companies and corporate groups in various extraordinary transactions and all matters of contract law, including the structuring, negotiation, execution and the subsequent management of such contracts.


Italian, English and French


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She graduated with full marks from the Università degli Studi di Milano in 1990 and, in the same year, completed a postgraduate diploma in a specialization course in Finance titled “La libre circulation del capitaux et des services financiaers dans la C.E.E.”, from the Institut Universitaire International in Luxemburg.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

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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