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Milan, Rome

Sebastiano Cassani

Work +39 02 30 32 32 32
Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners

Work Department

Corporate and M&A; Private Equity; Restructuring and Insolvency




Partner at Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners. Previously, Sebastiano was a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf and formerly practised at Simmons & Simmons, Sciumé Zaccheo e Associati and at the New York office of Dewey Ballantine LLP.


Italian and English


Admitted to the Italian Bar in 2002.


Graduate in Law from Catholic University Sacro Cuore of Milan; he attended the business law school at the University Bocconi of Milan.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners’ β€˜overall support is outstanding’. The practice regularly acts for Italian and foreign companies and private equity funds in high-profile M&A transactions in Italy: recent highlights include assisting Giochi Preziosi with the sale of 50% of Prenatal Retail Group, the parent company of a retail group which owns the Toy Center, Prenatal, Bimbo Store and King Jouet brand chain stores. Managing partner Bruno Gattai is β€˜very experienced and has very good business acumen’; Sebastiano Cassani is β€˜proactive and a great professional’; Nicola Brunetti is β€˜very precise and quick’; and Gerardo Gabrielli is β€˜super-responsive and a pleasure to work with’. Luca Minoli, Stefano Catenacci, Piero Albertario and Laura Ortali are also highly rated, as is Giovan Battista Santangelo. Cataldo Piccarreta joined Latham & Watkins LLP.

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Private equity

Within: Private equity

Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners β€˜builds bridges during negotiations that materially contribute to a deal’s success’. The practice acts in large and mid-sized private equity deals and recently advised Clessidra on the sale of a majority stake in Buccellati. Bruno Gattai’s β€˜business approach is perfect’, Gerardo Gabrielli is β€˜very detailed’, Riccardo Agostinelli is β€˜smart and commercial’ and Nicola Brunetti β€˜finds solutions’; Lorenzo Vernetti is β€˜one of the brightest lawyers in Milan’ and Stefano Catenacci, Sebastiano Cassani and Laura Ortali, along with Alessandro Dolce and Giovan Battista Santangelo and recently promoted Federico Bal are also recommended. Cataldo Piccarreta joined Latham & Watkins LLP.

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