Turin: leading firms in Italy

Gianni & Origoni

In Turin, Gianni & Origoni leverages its corporate and M&A strength to act for national and international clients investing in the Piedmont region. The team is also sought after on a national basis for its restructuring and litigation capabilities. As an example, Luca Jeantet was one of the lead partners in the case of Alitalia's extraordinary administration procedures. He heads the department together with Luca Mastromatteo, who specialises in corporate and contract law, international contracts in particular, and shareholdings expert (sale and purchase) Moreno Martini.

Practice head(s):

Luca Jeantet; Luca Mastromatteo; Moreno Martini

Other key lawyers:

Salvatore Calì; Paola Vallino

Testimonials

‘Extremely competent, well organized and always up to date. Luca Mastromatteo and Salvatore Calì are definitely above the average for skills and pragmatism, and always looking for the best solution for the customer.’

‘Availability, flexibility. Luca Mastromatteo has excellent skills in compliance and real estate law’

‘Top-level team leaders who are capable of managing the resources at their disposal very well.’

‘Luca Jeantet is prepared, available (always), prompt in replying, constructive.’

‘Excellent relational and communication skills while explaining things to clients who don’t have a legal background.’

Key clients

Bluetc S.p.A.

Assiform S.p.A.

Sugherificio Ganau S.p.A.

Banco di Credito P. Azzoaglio S.p.A.

CMT S.p.A.

Compagnia di San Paolo

Inca S.p.A.

Diasorin S.p.A.

Dimensione S.p.A.

Ennis Road Marking Ltd

Euromaster Italia S.p.A.

Vegom Service s.r.l.

Farid Industrie S.p.A.

Federal Mogul Italy S.r.l.

Feg Brivio S.p.A.

Finder S.p.A.

Orsi Sevice S.r.l.

Hexagon Metrology S.p.A.

Huawei Technologies S.p.A.

Iren S.p.A.

Iveco Orecchia S.p.A.

Gemmo S.p.A.

La Granda S.p.A.

LK Metrology Ltd

Michelin Italiana S.p.A.

Piaggio & C. S.p.A.

SC Steel&Fluid CO S.R.L..

Finaria S.p.A.

Saniplast S.p.A.

Turin Tech S.p.A.

Parma IS S.p.A.

Beneficy S.r.l.

XStream S.r.l.

Fondazione Collegio Carlo Alberto

Work highlights

  • Assisting the commissioners of Alitalia with the procedures related to its extraordinary administration.
  • Assisted Astaldi in structuring and drafting a composition with creditors (“concordato preventivo”) proposal, pursuant to the Italian insolvency law.
  • Acting for Moby in the insolvency proceedings brought before the Court of Milan by a number of claimants who identified themselves as holders of an unspecified principal amount of Moby’s fixed-rate senior secured notes originally issued in February 2016.

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE has a sizable team in Turin, which is notably active in corporate law, commercial and M&A, labour and restructuring as well as litigation and arbitration. Advice in these areas is provided through a cross-practice and cross-office approach, in collaboration with the Milan and Rome offices. Carlo Re is 'excellent' at advising major industrial players and private equity funds. Eugenio Barcellona stands out for his activity in the area of corporate governance and Alessandra Giovetti is the key name for insolvency proceedings.

Other key lawyers:

Carlo Re; Eugenio Barcellona; Alessandra Giovetti; Jacopo Macchia

Testimonials

‘Effectiveness and efficiency. Knowledge of their client’s dynamics and commercial skills in negotiation’

‘Carlo Re and his team are all high-level colleagues with excellent professional, technical and human skills’

‘The firm guarantees quality, rapid reaction to problems and the ability to identify the best solutions.’

‘Carlo Re is an extremely competent professional, always available for discussion and ensures a high level of document quality, promptness in identifying alternative solutions and absolute compliance with deadlines. Re is one of the few professionals who is able to manage private and public M&A operations in an excellent and highly competent way.’

‘Pedersoli stands out for the preparation and competence of all its professionals. The lawyers show maximum availability and promptness. In particular, Alessandra Giovetti is excellent.’

‘Alessandra Giovetti has consolidated experience in insolvency proceedings but is also very competent in commercial and corporate law. Among other professionals, Jacopo Macchia is a trained and competent professional.’

‘Jacopo Macchia is a serious and prepared professional, able to independently manage significant practices.’

‘The firm’s professionals are endowed with significant expertise and experience. The firm guarantees constant and 360-degree assistance to the client’

‘Alessandra Giovetti stands out for her ability to deal with very complex legal problems. Thanks to its internal organization, her team is able to manage multiple aspects at the same time, fulfilling every request with precision and timeliness.’

‘Eugenio Barcellona is the only professional in the Italian panorama to show international experience, relevance and consistency in his portfolio of cases, intelligence and genius.’

Key clients

EXOR N.V.

Juventus Football Club

Campari Group

Work highlights

  • Assisting Exor with the acquisition of the majority interest in public company GEDI Gruppo Editoriale, and the subsequent tender offer.
  • Assisting the Campari Group with the transfer of its registered office to the Netherlands with simultaneous transformation of the company into a Naamloze Vennootschap (N.V.) regulated by Dutch law.
  • Assisting Exor with the reopening of a €300m bond, due in October 2034, with an increase of €200m.

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati has fine-tuned its offering to the needs of foreign companies that are willing to invest in Italy. The group handles reorganisations, tax and finance, among other matters. Ada Garzino Demo heads the department, which is able to benefit from the firm's internal research office.

Practice head(s):

Ada Garzino Demo