European firms in London: Italy in London
BonelliErede LLP's London-based partner Giuseppe Sacchi Lodispoto is a specialist in banking and finance deals; he is particularly focused on loan transactions, including corporate and real estate loans, aircraft finance and commercial mortgages, securitisation and other structured transactions, debt restructuring, and finance-related litigation.
Chiomenti's London office head Luca Andrea Frignani has particular experience in cross-border corporate and M&A transactions; Christopher Mullen advises Italian and international clients on private equity, joint ventures, investments, commercial contracts, and corporate law; and Massimiliano Nitti, who divides his time between Milan and London, is M&A group head. Banking and structured finance expert Marco Paruzzolo was made partner in 2019.
Luca Andrea Frignani
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners' London office is 'competent, responsive and approachable, and has exceptionally deep knowledge of the market'. It is focused on corporate finance and M&A, including domestic and cross-border transactions such as M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and shareholders’ agreements, and venture capital; other areas of particular strength include debt capital markets, financial market regulation, derivatives and banking. Raimondo Premonte specialises in M&A and corporate law, and Marco Zaccagnini heads the firm's debt capital markets group; Emanuele Bosia is also a key contact and Elena Cirillo, Simone D’Avolio and Donato Romano are the associates to note.
Raimondo Premonte; Marco Zaccagnini
‘Clients appreciate the professionalism, customer-focused approach and ability to support in many different situations, ranging from a typical transactional request to very complex issues; the lawyers always put their clients’ interests first‘.
‘Marco Zaccagnini is excellent in debt capital markets, derivatives and complex regulatory advice, and has a particularly broad finance practice‘.
Lion Capital LLP
Poste Italiane S.p.A.
Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A.
Goldman Sachs International
J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd
The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP
BlueGem Capital Partners Llp
Grosvenor Capital Management L.P.
Newco Immobiliare Srl
Vgo Capital Management Ltd
Millennium Hotels Europe
Deutsche Bank AG,
Intesa San Paolo S.p.A.
Citigroup Global Markets Limited
Blackrock Investment Management (UK) Limited – European Middle Market Private Debit
Cirdan Capital Management Limited
BeMyEye Holdings Limited
Synergy Flavours Ltd
Meti Holding Sarl
Nibe Industrier AB
Eight Capital Partners Plc
Sport Capital Investments Ltd
- Acted for Nibe Industrier in the acquisition of the remaining 55 per cent of shares in Italian ventilation and air conditioning company Rhoss.
- Assistance to Hitachi, Ltd. in relation to the acquisition of the entire stake in Ansaldo STS S.p.A. held by Elliott International, L.P., Elliott Associates, L.P. and The Liverpool Limited Partnership Elliott, equal to approximately 31.794% of the share capital of Ansaldo STS S.p.A..
- Assistance to vendors in the sale of Itacosmer S.p.A. to investment, development and asset management company “12.18. Investment Management GmbH”.
- Assistance to Meti Holding in the acquisition of a qualifying holding in Tm Performance – Tecnologie Meccaniche, Tm Engineering and Tm Performance Usa.
Grimaldi SL LLP
Legance - Avvocati Associati
Legance - Avvocati Associati's Marco Gubitosi is the London resident managing partner and member of the firm’s M&A corporate finance department. Gubitosi has particular expertise in M&A, divestitures, real estate transactions, corporate finance, alternative investments, joint ventures, and corporate and contract law. Senior counsel Iacopo Fontana relocated to the firm's Milan office.
Nctm Studio Legale
Nctm Studio Legale’s London contacts are Andrea De Tomas, who regularly acts for banks, funds and other financial institutions in multi-jurisdictional transactions, and banking and finance expert Matteo Gallanti. Also key to the London office is Pietro Maria Tantalo, who assists companies and national and international bodies with corporate transactions and corporate finance.