Matteo Trapani > ADVANT Nctm > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

20121 MILAN

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Corporate & Commercial Law

Capital Markets


Equity Partner.  His practice focuses on M&A and private equity. He has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law. He advises domestic and foreign private equity firms such as Chequers, LBO France, Arcadia, DeA Capital Alternative Funds, Investcorp; infrastructure funds such as Infracapital and 3i; as well as industrial clients such as AB InBev, Lottomatica, and Gruppo Feltrinelli.



Italian, English.


New York Bar Association, 2006.

Milan Bar Association, 2001.


Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the Harvard University School of Law, 2004.

Ph.D in Corporate Law from Brescia University, 2004.

Laura in Giurisprudenza (J.D. equivalent) magna cum laude, University of Milan, 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Matteo Trapani ADVANT Nctm

Leveraging a presence in London, Rome, Milan and Shanghai, ADVANT Nctm is geared to support on M&A, corporate finance, investments and divestments. The practice is active in a number of sectors, regulated and non-regulated alike, and these include ICT, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, energy, healthcare and manufacturing. Practice head Matteo Trapani  is admitted to both the New York and Italian bars and has transacted over 60 prominent deals since 2017; he is supported by senior partner, Paolo Montironi, whose expertise spans restructurings, major acquisitions and LBOs, as well as Alberto Toffoletto, a firm founding partner who is extensively experienced in both domestic and cross-border deals.

Italy > Private equity

ADVANT Nctm handles M&A, corporate finance, divestment, investments and financing operations, in addition to the establishment of investment funds. Matteo Trapani oversees the practice which is especially active in the ICT, telecoms, pharmaceutical, healthcare, manufacturing and energy sectors. Paolo Montironi is sought out for LBOs, and Pietro Zanoni is a key port of call for deals in the food, fashion and healthcare industries. Lucia Corradi made partner in May 2022 and counts a number of domestic and foreign investment funds as clients.