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Pavia e Ansaldo

VIA DEL LAURO 7, MILANO 20121, ITALY
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Work +39 02 85 581
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www.pavia-ansaldo.it
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Italy

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo is ‘excellent’ in advising on public contracts and procurement procedures, public assets and privatisation, zoning and expropriation, as well as regulatory matters. The practice assists Schlumberger Industries with matters related to an ongoing remediation procedure in the Province of Bergamo, Italy. Practice head Nico Moravia and ‘natural leader’ Marco Giustiniani are based in Rome. Environmental sector specialists Francesco Bruno and Matteo Benozzo, who split their work between Milan and Rome, are recommended for ‘their deep knowledge of all legal aspects, as well as of business and industry, and their creativity’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo’s ‘very competent’ lawyers advise on high-profile M&A and private equity transactions and recently acted for Stirling Square Capital Partners in the acquisition, jointly with its portfolio company, of Bitolea Holding. The principal names are Stefano Bianchi and Francesco Manara, along with Mia Rinetti, Giuseppe Besozzi and Francesco Satta. Luca Cuomo is now with DWF.

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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo recently assisted with the review and preparation of organisational models, pursuant to Decree 231. The team also advises companies on the alignment of their international policies with Italian legislation, regarding privacy laws, anti-bribery legislation, and workplace safety rules. Mario Di Giulio is the key contact.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo handles disputes related to corporate law, post-acquisition controversies, commercial agreements, insurance contracts, tort law, product liability, class actions, and antitrust, as well as contentious real estate, insolvency, environment, inheritance and asset protection matters. Siemens and Robert Bosch are key clients. Marina Santarelli and Maurizio Vasciminni head the practice.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo offers advice on a wide spread of EU and competition law-related issues, including on cartel, abuse of dominant position and private enforcement matters. The practice represents a number of taxi companies as plaintiffs before the Milan and Turin Courts in a litigation against Uber concerning the use of the UberPop app, and assisted Idea Capital Funds with competition matters related to several acquisitions. Practice head Filippo Fioretti is the key contact.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo represented Synchronoss Technologies as the claimant in litigation against a main competitor concerning trade secrets, software and unfair competition. The client portfolio also includes Ralph Lauren and textile group Lectra. Gian Paolo Di Santo is ‘well prepared’.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo is experienced in advising on the structuring and negotiation of private equity and venture capital transactions. Stefano Bianchi and Roberto Zanchi are highly rated.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo specialises in extraordinary transactions in the retail and hospitality sectors, acquisition and sale of companies and businesses, real estate assets and portfolios and vendor/buyer due diligence. The practice advised the Socrate fund on the sale of a building designated for a residential nursing home, and assisted the public institution Ente Morale Provincia Lombardo Veneta dei Fatebenefratelli with the sale of the San Giuseppe hospital in Milan to Multimedica. Claudio Cera, Federico Cavazza Rossi and Rome-based Fiorenza Resta are all recommended.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 5

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo advises on corporate and financial restructuring and pre-insolvency as well as insolvency litigation and is also particularly noted for distressed acquisitions, turnaround transactions and investments in financially distressed companies. Roberto Zanchi and Alberto Bianco are experienced practitioners.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo’s practice advises on tax issues surrounding M&A, project finance, debt restructuring transactions, and real estate investment funds; it also assists with pre-contentious matters, settlements and litigation. Claudio Grisanti joined from Norton Rose Fulbright.

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Italy: Banking and finance

Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 5

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo’s department covers leveraged, asset, acquisition and corporate finance. Other key areas include mezzanine and subordinated loans, project finance, real estate finance, structured finance, and syndicated lending. Mario Di Giulio and Roberto Zanchi are the key names. Michele Mocarelli joined Giovannelli e Associati Studio Legale.

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Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 5

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo is experienced in leveraged, asset, acquisition and corporate finance. The practice also has expertise in mezzanine and subordinated loans, project finance, real estate finance, structured finance, and syndicated lending. The principal advisers are Mario Di Giulio and Roberto Zanchi.

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Italy: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 4

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo advises on securitisation and assists with bond issues carried out by Italian and foreign banks. The team acts as note holders’ representative during the restructuring of note issue programmes, and is experienced in derivatives. Mario Di Giulio is the key name.

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Italy: Industry focus

Energy
Industry focus: energy - ranked: tier 3

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo advised Finanziaria Internazionale Investments on the acquisition and financing of a 6MW solar project in Lombardy, Italy, and assisted a number of Italian energy companies with the development, building, exercise and maintenance of five photovoltaic plants in the municipality of Montalto di Castro, in the Lazio region. Carlo Del Conte and Rome-based Claudio Cera are the names to note.

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Healthcare and life sciences
Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 2

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo’s areas of strength include advice and due diligence on acquisitions, assistance with the participation in public tenders, clinical trials, development of innovative solutions for advanced therapy products and applied genetics, regulatory and compliance issues, product liability and medical malpractice, litigation and advice on criminal enquiries. The practice represented Spanish pharmaceutical company Almirall in damages claims against AIFA for not admitting the drugs Almotrex and Almogran to the National Health Service’s reimbursement scheme. Agostino Migone De Amicis has ‘great and insightful experience in the field’.

Leading individuals

Agostino Migone de Amicis - Pavia e Ansaldo

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Luxury goods
Industry focus: luxury goods - ranked: tier 2

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo advises start-ups as well as international corporations operating in the jewelry, fashion, fine arts, fragrance, cosmetics, fine wines, furniture design, hotel and leisure sectors. The practice regularly assists Polo Ralph Lauren with IP matters including anti-counterfeiting, and advises luxury and fashion companies such as Bottega Veneta, Broggian and Triumph on labour matters. IP specialist Gian Paolo Di Santo is recommended.

Leading individuals

Gian Paolo Di Santo - Pavia e Ansaldo

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Manufacturing
Industry focus: manufacturing - ranked: tier 2

Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo’s work highlights included advising Bosch on the acquisition of Italy-based die casting and machining company Albertini Cesare and assisting steel wheel business M+W Italy with a €50m contract concerning the realisation of buildings and technological facilities for STMicroelectronics’ Catania plant. Stefano Bianchi and Sven von Mensenkampff are the names to note.

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