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Luigi Arturo Bianchi

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Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato

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Corporate Law, Mergers &Acquisitions, Financial Markets and Securities Investment; Litigation and Arbitration.


Luigi Arturo Bianchi is a full professor of corporate law at the Università Luigi Bocconi of Milan and has significant experience in corporate transactions. He advises regularly on mergers, acquisitions and transactions involving both private, public and listed companies. He is also a litigation and arbitration expert.


Founding Partner of Gatti Pavesi Bianchi, former president of CAFRA, a multidisciplinary research centre at the Bocconi University, he has been the main speaker at various conferences and seminars of both Italian and foreign universities, institutions and research centres. In addition, he is the author of numerous monographs and articles published in legal journals and collective works.


Italian, English, French and German


Italian Bar. He has held, and continues to hold, numerous corporate offices in key Italian listed companies and is a former member of the Legal Advisory Board of the Italian Committee (OIC). He is a Board member and member of the Scientific Committee of foundations and cultural associations. He is a former member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Arbitration of Milan and has acted, and continues to act, as consultant to the foremost organisations operating in the corporate and financial sector.


In 1982 he graduated with honours from the Università degli Studi di Milano.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato’s ‘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 ‘advice is always appropriate’ and Andrea Giardinohas 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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Italy: Capital markets


Within: Equity

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associatocombines 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 Bianchiprovides 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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