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Pedersoli Studio Legale

VIA MONTE DI PIET√Ā 15, 20121 MILAN, ITALY
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Work +39 02 30 30 51
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Fax +39 02 30 30 53 33
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www.pedersoli.it
Milan, Rome, Torino

Italy

Banking and finance: Bank regulatory
Banking and finance: Bank regulatory - ranked: tier 4

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale's 'highly professional team adds value to matters'. The practice hired Alessandro Zappasodi from Chiomenti; Zappasodi focuses on banks’ lending and wealth management activities and extraordinary transactions involving banks, as well as banks’ funds, capital requirements and governance structures.

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Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale's department, led by Maura Magioncalda, is best known for its expertise in acquisition finance and complex corporate finance transactions; the team is also increasingly involved in real estate finance deals. It advised NB Renaissance Partners on a financing granted for the acquisition of Comelz. Alessandra De Cantellis and Consuelo Citterio are other names to note.

Leading individuals

Maura Magioncalda - Pedersoli Studio Legale

Next Generation Partners

Consuelo Citterio - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale advises on acquisition and corporate finance transactions as well as real estate finance. Maura Magioncalda, who 'deals with extremely complex situations', advised MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese, UniCredit and Crédit Agricole Cariparma on a financing for TSH PropCo to acquire Palazzo del Sonno in Florence; Alessandra De Cantellis and Consuelo Citterio are other key contacts. Senior associate Michele Parlangeli joined from DLA Piper and former senior associate Morena Bontorin is now at Studio Legale RCC.

Leading individuals

Maura Magioncalda - Pedersoli Studio Legale

Next Generation Partners

Consuelo Citterio - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Capital markets: Debt
Capital markets: Debt - ranked: tier 4

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale'sTurin-based Carlo Re recently advised on a senior, unsecured bond, which was admitted to the Luxembourg Stock Exchange’s Euro multilateral trading facility market. Marcello Magro is another key Turin contact.

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Capital markets: Equity
Capital markets: Equity - ranked: tier 4

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale 's recent experience includes advising Pirelli Group on the IPO and MTA listing of its ordinary shares. Turin-based Marcello Magro and Carlo Re are the key contacts.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale's 'outstanding practice has strong problem-solving skills'. It has been particularly active in bank-related transactions as well as general financial sector deals and media and publishing-related matters. The firm has also been growing its China practice; Antonio Pedersoli advised Chinese company Hefei SARI V-Capital Management on the acquisition, from Fondazione Regionale per la Ricerca Biomedica, of a majoritystake in NMS Group, which is active in preclinical and clinical research and the production of oncology-related drugs. Other highlights saw Carlo Pedersoli assist Fimei's shareholders with the sale of their Fimei shareholding to a consortium of investment funds. Additional names to note in Milan are Alessandro Marena, Ascanio Cibrario and Luca Saraceni, while the key Turin advisers are Andrea Gandini, Carlo Re and Eugenio Barcellona. Elio Marena  is now with Grimaldi Studio Legale.

Leading individuals

Antonio Pedersoli - Pedersoli Studio Legale

Ascanio Cibrario - Pedersoli Studio Legale

Next Generation Partners

Luca Saraceni - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 4

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale hired white-collar defence and investigations head  Enrico Maria Mancuso, who 'has very good technical skills and is very patient', from Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie; his experience includes compliance matters and the conduct of internal investigations, including across multiple jurisdictions.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Pedersoli Studio Legale

‚ÄėPrestigious‚Äô Pedersoli Studio Legale¬†handles a wide range of contentious matters, from banking, securities, corporate, commercial and criminal litigation to domestic arbitration. The team adopts 'a unique approach to problem solving linked to strong knowledge and competence‚Äô and ‚Äėresearches every possible legal aspect‚Äô. Practice head¬†Carlo Pedersoli, the ‚Äėenergetic and passionate‚Äô Andrea Magliani¬†and Filippo Cas√≤¬†are noted. White-collar and corporate criminal law expert Enrico Maria Mancuso¬†joined from Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie¬†in January 2018.

Leading individuals

Andrea Magliani - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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EU and competition law
EU and competition law - ranked: tier 3

Pedersoli Studio Legale

‚ÄėCompetent, professional and reliable‚Äô, the team at Pedersoli Studio Legale¬†‚Äėhas experience in cartel investigations and can find very effective arguments to defend the client‚Äôs position‚Äô. The group represented Intesa Sanpaolo and UBI Banca in an appeal against the ICA‚Äôs decision regarding the alleged infringement of Article 101 TFEU concerning the provision of the SEDA service, and advised Gruppo Argenta on merger control issues arising from the acquisition of the company by KKR. Practice head Davide Cacchioli¬†draws praise from clients for his ‚Äėcommitment and strategic smart thinking‚Äô, and the ‚Äėvery reliable and precise‚Äô Alessandro Bardanzellu¬†is also noted.

Leading individuals

Davide Cacchioli - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Industry focus: Energy
Industry focus: Energy - ranked: tier 5

Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Industry focus: luxury goods
Industry focus: luxury goods - ranked: tier 2

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE serves as a one-stop shop for advice in the luxury sector, with clients turning to the firm for advice on corporate, banking and finance, restructurings, capital markets transactions and litigation. A highlight involved assisting the Buccellati family with the renegotiation of employment agreements as part of the sale of Buccellati Holding Italia to Gangtai Group. Antonio Pedersoli and Andrea de’ Mozzi are key contacts.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 3

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale regularly advises on debt, real estate, credit and venture capital funds; the team also assists with regulatory requirements, tax-efficient deal structuring and financing, and portfolio companies' acquisitions and exit strategies. Giovanni Bandera is the principal contact; Alessandro Zappasodi was hired from Chiomenti.

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale  fields 'lawyers with broad knowledge and Italian market experience'. The PE practice includes advice on funds, financial services regulation, tax structuring, and acquisition finance. Carlo Pedersoli is 'extremely professional and has deep knowledge of clients' needs' and Alessandro Marena acted for Compagnie Nationale à Portefeuille, a Belgian holding company controlled by Groupe Frère, on the acquisition of a significant stake in Caffitaly from Alpha Private Equity. Antonio Pedersoli, Carlo Re and Ascanio Cibrario, along with Andrea Gandini and Luca Saraceni are also highly rated. Elio Marena  left for Grimaldi Studio Legale.

Leading individuals

Alessandro Marena - Pedersoli Studio Legale

Next Generation Partners

Luca Saraceni - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale 'achieves effective solutions'. The team is noted for debt restructuring and bankruptcy transactions, by way of both out-of-court agreements and judicial procedures. It assisted several banks with the restructuring agreement of Risanamento's indebtedness. Debt restructuring head Maura Magioncalda 'has great technical expertise', Alessandra De Cantellis 'has deep knowledge of legal matters', Consuelo Citterio  is 'always available', and Alessandra Giovetti is bankruptcy department head.

Leading individuals

Maura Magioncalda - Pedersoli Studio Legale

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Pedersoli Studio Legale

Pedersoli Studio Legale 'provides an excellent level of service'. The team experienced  an increase in tax litigation cases, tax-related restructuring, debt restructuring and M&A, voluntary disclosure matters and generational wealth transfer. Giovanni Bandera is tax head and the 'excellent' Daniela Caporicci is 'competent and supportive'. Andrea de’ Mozzi is also highly regarded.

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Turin: leading firms
Turin: leading firms - ranked: tier 1

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

The 'fast and client-oriented' 40-strong team at¬†PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE¬†attracts client praise for its 'outstanding problem-solving skills'. Carlo Re¬†was the lead adviser to Mediaset on a¬†‚ā¨1bn co-investment agreement with the shareholders of F2i for the purpose of launching a takeover bid for EI Towers. The firm's other work includes capital markets transactions, insolvency and restructuring mandates, and labour law matters, among other areas. In addition to Re,¬†Andrea Gandini, Eugenio Barcellona, Marcello Magro¬†and Alessandra Giovetti¬†are also recommended.

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