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Bruno Castellini

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Mergers & Acquisitions; Capital Markets; Banking & Finance; Private Equity; Energy.


Of Counsel.

For more than 25 years Bruno Castellini has advised corporations, investors, private equity firms, and financial institutions in connection with acquisitions, investments, and disposals in Italy and abroad. His experience includes many different sectors, including financial services, energy, real estate, manufacturing, naval & shipping, telecom, and transportation. Bruno also has substantial experience in capital market transactions, advising offerors and underwriters in IPOs, issues and placement of securities, recapitalization, and public takeovers. He has considerable experience in infrastructure projects and related operational, commercial, and contractual arrangements. Bruno serves as a consultant to boards or to independent directors and is regularly appointed as an independent advisor in connection with related party transactions and arbitrations.


Before joining Jones Day, Bruno was M&A partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Italy and before, until 2001, a Capital Markets partner at Chiomenti Studio Legale. Earlier, among various experiences in Italy and abroad, he was an officer at Consob, the Italian securities commission, in the Rome head office.


English, Italian.


Italian Bar (1991).


University of Genoa (J.D. 1981); University of London (LL.M. 1988).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Jones Dayhas deep knowledge of cross-border deals involving Italy’. Stefano Crosio advised US-listed Hyster-Yale Materials Handling on its acquisition of Penta Holding, the controlling shareholder of listed company Bolzoni, as well as the mandatory tender offer for the remaining shares in Bolzoni. Fabrizio Fainagives foreign clients clear explanations of Italian law and M&A standards’ and Bruno Castellini and Massimo Tesei are also key contacts.

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