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Stefano Sciolla

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Stefano Sciolla is a partner in the Milan and Rome offices of Latham & Watkins. He is the local Corporate Department Chair, Co-chair of the firm’s Retail & Consumer Products Industry group, and member of the firm's Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Industry group core team. His practice focuses primarily on corporate law, and he has considerable experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity deals, divestitures, strategic commercial contracts, corporate governance and public company representation and capital markets transaction. He regularly advises Italian and international clients in cross-border corporate transactions. He also has considerable experience in the aerospace and defense business, as well as in the energy sector.


Prior to joining Latham in 2010, Mr. Sciolla worked at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.


Italian, English


LL.M., University College London, 1997
Law Degree, University of Turin, Italy, 1992


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Latham & Watkins LLP was particularly active in deals involving the retail, manufacturing, aerospace, sports and entertainment, and pharmaceutical industries. Highlights included acting for The Carlyle Group in the high-profile acquisition of Golden Goose Deluxe Brand, an Italian luxury lifestyle fashion company. Stefano Sciolla is local department chair and Antonio Colettisuccessfully intermediates with all parties to find the most optimal solutions’. Maria Cristina Storchi, Giovanni Sandicchi, Jeffrey Lawlis and counsel Isabella Porchia are also key contacts. Cataldo Piccarreta, who has extensive experience in advising private equity sponsors and companies on complex domestic and cross-border transactions, joined from Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners.

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Private equity

Within: Leading individuals

Stefano Sciolla - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Private equity

Latham & Watkins LLP’s practice assists fund sponsors on fund raisings and formations as well as investments and divestments and recently advised The Carlyle Group on corporate and finance matters, regarding the acquisition of Irca. Antonio Colettihas deep experience’ and Stefano Sciolla, Jeffrey Lawlis and Giovanni Sandicchi are other key names; counsel Isabella Porchiasolves complex issues’. Cataldo Piccarreta, who advises private equity sponsors and companies on domestic and cross-border transactions, joined from Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners.

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Italy: Industry focus


Within: Leading individuals

Stefano Sciolla - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Retail

The ‘extraordinarily prepared and committedLatham & Watkins LLP regularly advises retail clients seeking assistance with corporate and M&A, private equity, banking and finance as well as equity and debt capital markets matters. Key highlights included assisting Carlyle with the acquisition of Italian luxury lifestyle fashion company Golden Goose Deluxe and advising Italian apparel retailer Gruppo Coin on the sale of 11% of capital in clothing company OVS through an accelerated book building process. European chair of the retail and consumer products industry group Stefano Sciolla and Antonio Coletti are recommended. The private equity, corporate finance and real estate specialist Cataldo Piccarreta joined from Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners in April 2017.

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