Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici > Milan, Italy > Firm Profile

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici
PIAZZA BORROMEO 8
20123 MILAN
Italy

Italy > Investment funds Tier 1

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici‘s team routinely advises major domestic and non-domestic market players on fund and investment management matters. The practice’s coverage ranges from structuring and fundraising issues to drafting and negotiating funds’ constitutive documents. It also handles the incorporation and licensing procedures of Italian alternative investment fund managers, and of non-domestic alternative investment fund managers running businesses in Italy. With over 16 years’ experience in the investment management sector, Eriprando Guerritore focuses on assisting sophisticated international funds with alternative investments that are developed by way of fund projects.

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Testimonials

The firm is characterised by a high level of market knowledge and of the latest transactions carried out by leading players, as well as considerable knowledge of the regulations.

Solid technical skills, with wide availability of the work team.

Eriprando Guerritore, is endowed with considerable flexibility, and in-depth knowledge of market operations and the relevant legislation – a great professional to work with.

Eriprando Guerritore has technical skills and unique fund experience. Despite the complexity of this subject, he manages to identify the best solutions in an effective and efficient way.

Eriprando Guerritore proved to be very helpful and attentive to details. I really appreciated the in-depth analysis work carried out on the documents which then helped us a lot in the negotiations.

Work highlights

  • Advised two investment schemes, FoF VenturItaly and Fondo Co Investimento MiSE (managed by CDP Venture Capital SGR), on their investment in UV-TGrowth, a venture capital scheme launched by United Ventures SGR.
  • Advised GWM’s investment manager on the establishment and launch of the Commercial Real Estate Opportunities Fund Italy – Credo Italy, an Italian direct lending fund.
  • Advised DeA Capital Real Estate SGR on the extraordinary extension of Atlantic 1, one of the largest Italian-listed real estate investment funds.

Italy > Tax Tier 1

The January 2021 merger between Gatti Pavesi Bianchi and LUDOVICI PICCONE & PARTNERS created Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici, which assists both domestic and international clients on major tax matters. Paolo Ludovici’s expertise covers corporate reorganisations, M&A, structured finance transactions, and tax planning for HNW individuals and trusts. Other experienced partners are Pietro Piccone FerrarottiMichele AprileLoredana ConidiAndrea Iannaccone and Andrea Prampolini. At of counsel level, Massimo Giaconia recently joined from Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie, while transfer pricing head Livio Zallo was hired from EY TAX & LAW ITALY.

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Testimonials

They have been able to respond with great flexibility to the demands of our rapidly growing business.

They are always available to handle difficult situations – a leading firm that has the best professionals on the market for technical capacity and professional quality.

The quality of the service is excellent. They offer innovative solutions with a truly tailored approach to the client – there are no other firms that offer tax legal assistance service at this level.

Paolo Ludovici and Michele Aprile advised the company on complex financial and international taxation issues with extreme competence and precision.

Pietro Piccone Ferrarotti is an extremely competent professional, both as regards out-of-court transactions and judicial matters. He is an excellent lawyer and a very authoritative professional, who leads a team of highly competent young professionals – a business partner as well as a lawyer.

Andrea Prampolini is appreciated for his soft skills, through which he conveys his great technical preparation with ease.

Andrea Iannaccone is appreciated for his technical skills, analysis of the documents and understanding of the needs of the business. When asked about how to respond to a business demand, he never replies that it can’t be done, and always offers a range of possible solutions.

Of counsel Livio Zallo is great for his professionalism and knowledge of the Revenue Agency’s point of view.

Key clients

Ambienta

Anacap

Ardian Capital

Banca FarmaFactoring

Banca Generali

Barilla

Capvis Equity

CNH

Coca Cola HBC Group

De Agostini Group

EOS Investment Management

Gruppo Pam

illimity Bank

Julius Baer

Moncler

Nextalia SGR

Prelios

Proiezioni Future

Värde Group

Prysmian Group

Reale Mutua

The Equity Club

The Walt Disney Company

Unicredit

2R Capital

Work highlights

  • Assisting illimity Bank with various complex tax matters.
  • Assisting real estate company Värde with consolidating its presence in Italy’s real estate market, including the tax aspects of various transactions for the development of residential and non-residential construction projects.
  • Provided tax assistance to Pimco, GWM (with UniCredit) and Aurora Recovery Capital in relation to the implementation of the Sandokan 2 portfolio.

Italy > Capital markets: Equity Tier 2

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici consistently advises on Italian takeover bids, IPOs, listings and securities placement transactions. The practice fields several experienced partners, including Anton Carlo Frau, who handles acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, public offerings and IPOs; Rossella Pappagallo, who is experienced in the regulation of listed issuers; and Stefano Valerio, who has significant special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sector know-how. Also integral to the practice is Vanessa Sobrero, who assists with capital increases and bond issues, while the ECM associates to note are senior Maximiliano Papini and Carlotta Corba Colombo.

Testimonials

A team with great professionals and great competence levels.

Flexible approach that best combines legal rigour and practical aspects.

Excellent preparation.

Great availability and professional competence.

An always constructive, professional and human relationship.

Vanessa Sobrero, is an all-round legal consultant, who is oriented to problem solving and has very strong technical skills.

Vanessa Sobrero carries out valuable work.

Key clients

ASTM

Italian Wine Brands

Intesa SanPaolo

Illimity Bank

Moncler

Pharmanutra

Sicit Group

Seco

Work highlights

  • Advising Intesa Sanpaolo on the voluntary public exchange offer for UBI Banca, the offer being for the 99.92% stake Intesa does not already own in UBI Banca.
  • Advised the board of directors of ASTM on the voluntary tender offer for ASTM’s remaining stake (47.64%) not already owned by NAF 2.
  • Advised Pharmanutra on the filing of the transfer of its ordinary shares from the AIM to the MTA.

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

In January 2021, Gatti Pavesi Bianchi merged with specialist tax firm Ludovici Piccone & Partners to form Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici. The combined entity’s M&A team, now bolstered by extensive tax expertise, is particularly busy within the financial services, fashion, healthcare and industrial sectors and is co-led by Francesco Gatti  and Carlo Pavesi; the former runs a broad practice spread across financing, corporate litigation, M&A and competition regulations while the latter focuses on debt restructuring, IPOs, banking and insure joint ventures, acquisitions and demergers. Stefano Valerio is extremely active on the cross-border front, leveraging the firm’s London and Luxembourg offices and Alessandra Ghezzi is building a prominent reputation for takeover bids, commercial contracts and shareholders’ agreements.

Practice head(s):

Francesco Gatti; Carlo Pavesi

 

Other key lawyers:

Alessandra Ghezzi; Franco Barucci; Andrea Giardino; Gianni Martoglia; Stefano Valerio; Alessandro Cipriani

Testimonials

‘Excellent knowledge of the banking, insurance and asset management sectors.’

‘Innovative solutions.

‘First-class study in the depth of analysis, strategic vision and knowledge of the market and its players.’

‘The advice provided has a surplus value that normally goes well beyond the technical proficiency of its professionals.’

‘Carlo Pavesi remains outstanding for his ability to read the situation and the negotiation.’

‘Alessandro Cipriani provides technically solid assistance and vigorous and precise drafting.’

‘Stefano Valerio and his team assisted with great attention to detail and the ability to follow an operation without errors for a very long time.’

‘Gianpaolo Scandone is very familiar with the technical aspects of a sales contract which, combined with his innate analytical ability as well as the balance he shows in relationships, makes him a true business partner able not only to take care of the technical aspects of a operation but also to advise the customer in the best way.’

Key clients

ASTM Group

Banco BPM S.p.A.

Banca Carige S.p.A.

Golden Goose Group

Edison S.p.A.

Intesa Sanpaolo. S.p.A.

Meil Group

Moncler S.p.A.

QuattroR SGR SpA

Recordati S.p.A.

Work highlights

  • Advised Moncler S.p.A. on the acquisition on 100% of Sportswear Company.
  • Advised Banco Bpm S.p.A. on redefining the exit rights and the terms and procedures in the context of the partnership in the bancassurance sector with Cattolica Assicurazioni.
  • Advised Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. on the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of De Agostini Scuola, one of the main operators of school publishing in Italy.

Italy > Real estate and construction Tier 2

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici‘s real estate team routinely acts on complex and high-profile development and investment work, joint ventures and cross-border matters, and real estate fund structuring. With approximately 20 years’ real estate sector experience, Rocco Ferrari focuses on the sale and purchase of companies, individual assets and real estate portfolios, particularly in relation to the retail and shopping centre sectors. Ferrari also assists with joint ventures and development transactions, while Guido Sagliaschi‘s practice includes leases, business rentals and contract works, as well as litigation and pre-litigation proceedings.

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Testimonials

Rare competence and professionalism that unites all the firm’s collaborators at all levels, regardless of the legal topic.

Ability to investigate complex and uncommon issues in a short time.

Honesty in admitting the (few) subjects that they do not master, and ease in presenting uncomfortable or unwelcome issues to the client.

Timeliness, ability to anticipate clients’ needs, and the ability to read the commercial implications as well as the purely legal ones.

The strengths are their skills, availability, and great determination to find the best solution.

Excellent level of technical preparation and rapid feedback.

We have been working with Guido Sagliaschi’s team for years, and we have always found them very prepared and always available (even at very short notice).

Rocco Ferrari and lawyer Sofia Gaborin form a close-knit team that is always available to the client.

Key clients

Tikehau Capital

Savills Investment Management

PSP Investments

CBRE Global Investors

AEW Europe

Generali Real Estate

Trophaeum Asset Management

Artisa Group

Nuveen

Orion Capital

Tabacchi Group

Work highlights

  • Advised both Crescendo Real Estate Advisors and Sagitta SGR on the first Italian acquisition made by real estate investment fund SGT CP12 Italy Real Estate Fund (managed by Sagitta SGR and subscribed by funds advised by Crescendo Real Estate Advisors).
  • Advised both Nuveen and Value One – Immobilien on the implementation of joint venture agreements and real estate investments in Italy.
  • Advised Red Circle Investments on the acquisition, from a real estate investment fund managed by Savills, of a retail trophy asset in the heart of Milan’s luxury district.

Italy > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi‘s dispute resolution team particularly stands out for its focus on liability, especially director liability claims. High-profile corporate and commercial litigation are also at the centre of the practice which is combined with a strong collaboration with the corporate department. Arbitration completes the offering. Many partners in the team have notable market recognition. Among them are name partners Carlo Pavesi and Luigi Arturo Bianchi and practice head Stefano Venzoni, as well as Rita Clemente, who is highlighted for flanking Pavesi in leading a case for Monte dei Paschi di Siena.

Practice head(s):

Stefano Verzoni

Other key lawyers:

Carlo Pavesi; Luigi Arturo Bianchi; Rita Clemente

Testimonials

‘One of the best firms in Italy, extremely structured, able to provide 360 support to clients.’

‘Excellent professionals, prepared and always attentive to customer needs. Timely information flow.’

‘Professionals with great ability to frame legal problems, proposing solutions that are also shared with the client.’

‘The firm looks after and protects the interests of its clients with extreme attention to detail, a vision that is always oriented to business and not to mere judicial success. To identify the best procedural strategy, the professionals of the Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici firm not only consider legal and economic risks, but also take into account secondary factors, such as the impact on reputation and long-term commercial relationships, providing a punctual and always in-depth assistance.’

‘It is undeniable that some professionals of the firm are endowed with charisma.’

‘Stefano Verzoni is a partner who always works with great transparency, professionalism and ability to manage the personal relationship; Antonio Satalino is always in control even in the most complex phases and has a great ability to understand even the not strictly legal aspects.’

‘Good availability towards the customer. They always make themselves available for various urgencies and needs while remaining very flexible.’

‘Lorenzo Pintus is a trained and reliable lawyer in the management of disputes. Precise and meticulous. Paola Rapisardi is a lawyer with a strong propensity for problem-solving strategies.’

Key clients

Banca Carige

Banca Popolare di Vicenza

Kryalos SGR / Blackstone

Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Parmalat

Mr. Alberto Minali

Rekeep S.p.A

SEA / ATA Handling

TIM

Unicredit

Work highlights

  • Successfully assisted Kryalos SGR / Blackstone in the arbitration proceedings initiated by multimedia publishing group RCS and relating to the sale of real estate assets in Milan.
  • Successfully assisted Monte dei Paschi di Siena in a dispute initiated by investment fund Alken, seeking a compensation valued at approximately €430 million.
  • Assisting TIM in a number of high value complex litigations.

Italy > EU and competition law Tier 3

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici's practice is sought out for its expertise in concentrations, cartels, dominant position abuses, establishing and defending joint venture agreements, and pre-merger notifications. The group also assists with civil antitrust litigation at both Italian and EU level, state aid awards, antitrust audits, and compliance or training programmes. Highly regarded antitrust practitioner Stefano Grassani heads the department, which includes includes experienced counsels Andrea Torazzi and Lorenzo Picciano.

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Testimonials

Very cohesive and prepared team with international specialisation, and able to solve any problem quickly and in depth.

Great for its ability to identify the legal issues, dissect them and find the most appropriate solution.

In-depth knowledge of industry, reliability, compliance during very challenging times, and solutions that are always innovative.

Professionalism and knowledge of the subject, availability and rapidity of assistance and feedback.

Great organisational skills.

Stefano Grassani is a champion – solid, very well prepared and hands-on.

Stefano Grassani is prepared, practical, always available and focused on the client’s objectives.

Counsel Lorenzo Picciano is very good!

Key clients

S E A – Società per Azioni Esercizi Aeroportuali

Jacob Cohen

Alpitour

Sogaer- Società di gestione aeroporto di Cagliari

Neuberger Berman

Banco Popolare BPM

Telecom Italia

TIM

Banca Mediolanum

YOOX Net-a-Porter Group

Grandi Navi Veloci

Invitalia

Italy > Private equity Tier 3

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici hones its focus on the larger and middle market deals space, providing support on high-profile buyouts, growth equity deals and growth company representations. The practice, which is led by the experienced Gianni Martoglia, is active in industries as diverse as technology, healthcare, financial and business services, manufacturing and consumer services, drawing on the firm’s wider expertise in tax, investment management and financial institutions regulation where necessary. Name partner Carlo Pavesi brings a wealth of experience in transacting high-end deals to the table and junior partner Gianpaolo Scandone is forging a prominent reputation for acquisitions related to both listed and non-listed companies.

Practice head(s):

Gianni Martoglia

Other key lawyers:

Carlo Pavesi; Gianpaolo Scandone; Andrea Giardino; Stefano Valerio; Franco Barucci

Testimonials

‘Excellent knowledge of market practice, authoritative when dealing with other firms.’

‘Very good and helpful.’

‘Great professionalism.’

‘Strong attitude to the conclusion of deals.’

 

Key clients

Ambienta SGR

Armonia SGR

Azimut Libera Impresa

B Group S.p.A.

Eulero Capital

Europe Capital Partners VI SCA

Fondo Italiano d’investimento

NB Aurora

NB Renaissance Partners

Work highlights

  • Advised the Equity Club, club deal promoted by Mediobanca together with Roberto Ferraresi and Gianmarco Gandolfi, on the acquisition of Lincotek.
  • Advisesd NB Aurora on the acquisition, through the vehicle NB Aurora Holdings S.à r.l., of a minority stake in the share capital of Veneta Cucine S.p.A.
  • Assisted Europe Capital Partner VI in the sale of Induplast to Azimut SGR and Armonia SGR.  

Italy > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Distressed businesses, financial restructuring profiles, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, including disputes and claw back actions all belong to Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici‘s specialisms. Practice head Luca Faustini is known for acting in major restructuring operations in the Italian market, and receives praise for his knowledge of pre-bankruptcy, bankruptcy and company law, as well as corporate reorganization management.

Practice head(s):

Luca Faustini

Testimonials

‘In addition to the competence and preparation of the team members, ability to manage complex situations.’

‘Luca Faustini is a serious, prepared professional, always careful to get the best results for his clients. Attentive to understand everyone’s point of view, able to mediate and bridge distances.’

‘Punctuality, precision, competence.’

‘Luca Faustini is a professional that you feel is at your side – fully taking care of your interests – on positions bordering on litigation. Great clarity and excellent communication skills.’

Key clients

Corneliani S.r.l.

Illimity Credit & Corporate Turnaround Fund

Banco BPM S.p.A

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A.

UniCredit S.p.A.

Intesa SanPaolo S.p.A.

Clessidra Restructuring Fund

Work highlights

  • Assistance to seven banks and leasing companies in the transfer of credits, short-term loan agreements and leasing agreements to reserved closed-end Italian alternative investment fund called “illimity Credit & Corporate Turnaroud Fund”, established and managed by illimity SGR S.p.A., one of the largest alternative investment fund whose main object is to invest in UTP credits.
  • Assisting Corneliani S.r.l. before the Court of Mantua to file the ‘blank’ petition of the pre – composition with creditors proceedings first, and then to obtain the admission for approval of the proceeding relating to the pre-bankruptcy composition with creditors.
  • Advising ALGOWATT – ITALEAF in relation to the subscription by algoWatt SpA and of its parent company Italeaf SpA, of the lenders of the companies as well as of the representative of the underwriters of the bond loan of a financial agreement implementing a certified recovery plan, relating to the debt exposure of the Companies, and aimed at rebalancing their financial exposure.

Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 4

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici regularly structures complex private debt and credit investment transactions. Lending and structured finance expert Marc-Alexandre Courtejoie acts for intermediaries, sponsors and alternative players, and Andrea Limongelli specialises in banking and finance and debt restructuring, particularly property and acquisition finance. Stefano Motta  is a key senior associate.

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Testimonials

Professionals who are very helpful and attentive to clients’ needs, and they know how to build teams of experts that are suited to the requests made.

Great responsiveness.

The team supported us in a very effective and flexible way.

They applied very effective mediation techniques, managing potential conflicts very well.

The firm demonstrates professionalism that is superior to the firm previously used by our company, as it is characterised by an approach that is, on the one hand multidisciplinary, and on the other highly specialised.

The support of Marc-Alexandre Courtejoie was fundamental during delicate negotiations with a leading banking institution, as he highlighted a problem of international law that, at first, was underestimated even by the counterpart’s lawyers.

A specialised banking team that is well connected to counterparts – we successfully closed a complex transaction and the firm had a major role in making it happen.

Excellent work by Andrea Limongelli and senior associate Stefano Motta.

Key clients

Alessi (Società Benefit)

Alpitour

Gruppo Percassi

Real Estate Services

Orsero

Oakley Capital Partners

NB Renaissance

Supply@ME Capital

Fondazione Fiera Milano

GCX Holding

Keensight Capital

Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti – C M C di Ravenna Società Cooperativa

Work highlights

  • Advised Alessi (Società Benefit) on the refinancing of its medium-long term debt.
  • Advised Alpitour on credit facilities granted by a pool of banks and guaranteed by SACE.
  • Advised Sagitta SGR, as management company of the closed-real estate fund reserved to professional investors named SGT CPI 2 Italy Real Estate Fund, on a credit facility granted by BPER in relation to the acquisition of a real estate asset.

Italy > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side Tier 4

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici's practice regularly advises on high-profile deals involving both new financings and the restructuring of existing financial indebtedness. Marc-Alexandre Courtejoie has extensive experience in the lending and structured finance space; and Andrea Limongelli specialises in banking and finance, with particular regard to property and acquisition financing.

Testimonials

The professionals are very helpful and attentive to clients’ needs, knowing how to build teams of experts who are suited to the requests made.

Responsiveness from a team that is highly available and attentive to clients.

Various and complex issues were addressed with great speed and competence.

Each professional on the team proved to be capable in relation to the requirements and the complexity of the issues addressed.

The firm showed marked interdisciplinary skills, with the ability to enter into the logic (including financial aspects) of transactions where not only legal advice is required.

Professionalism above the average of the firms previously used by our company, as it is characterised by an approach that is on the one hand multidisciplinary, and on the other highly specialised.

Marc-Alexandre Courtejoie showed professionalism and flexibility during various collaborative situations, including during moments of stress or tension.

The support of Marc-Alexandre Courtejoie was fundamental during delicate negotiations, highlighting an international law problem that at first was underestimated, even by the counterpart’s lawyers.

Key clients

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti

Intesa Sanpaolo

Banco BPM

illimity Bank

Amundi SGR

AnaCap Financial Partners

ZHC Holding

Crédit Agricole Italia

Work highlights

  • Advised CDP on the structuring and documentation of innovative financing products in favour of Italian companies (operating in the building and energy sectors) and public entities (operating in the public residential housing sector).
  • Advised Illimity Bank on a financing transaction (guaranteed by the Italian Guarantee Fund for SMEs) for Smemoranda Group and its subsidiary GUT Distribution.
  • Advised Intesa Sanpaolo on a credit facility granted to Mermec, aimed at financing the acquisition of a business unit.

Italy > Employment Tier 4

Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici‘s employment team is jointly led by greatly appreciated Paola Tradati and Nicola Bonante, who are described as ‘the best lawyers in Italy in the field of labour law’. The team’s offering spans from day-to-day advisory work to assisting companies in complex disputes, while also including restructurings, collective dismissals and transfers of business. Pietro Scianna is a ‘profound connoisseurs of labour law and know how to provide prompt and very timely assistance.’

Practice head(s):

Paola Tradati; Nicola Bonante

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Testimonials

‘Availability and flexibility are indispensable requirements, especially in unstructured and unpredictable contexts such as the pandemic one. Expertise and speed of response complete the picture’.

‘Pietro Scianna and Paola Tradati are profound connoisseurs of labour law and know how to provide prompt and very timely assistance.’

‘Flexibility, creativity and speed in solving complex situations. Nicola Bonante and Paola Tradati are the best lawyers in Italy in the field of labour law. In addition to having an extraordinary professionalism and competence that have allowed them to become a point of reference in their context, they have an approach of great proximity to the customer that leads you to consider them a partner and not just consultants.’

‘The labour law team of the firm, in addition to a proven remarkable preparation, has shown great empathy towards the problems presented, managing to understand not only the needs but also the “environmental” situations and conditions, thus managing to propose from time to time in turn the most appropriate solution.’

‘Nicola Bonante: firm point of reference, capable of grasping the criticalities of every situation, even those not directly identified. Pietro Scianna: great professionalism able to deal with the issues that are submitted to him with methods and times consistent with expectations.’

‘Pietro Scianna is among the most available and prepared lawyers, able to connect different branches of law, and available to meet the client’s requests by thinking “out of the box”.’

‘Competence. Professionalism. Attention’.

Key clients

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A.

Bottega Veneta

CEME

Coccinelle

Deko Srl

Doctolib S.r.l.

Eden Viaggi

ETRO S.p.A.

Forgital

Golden Goose

Kimbo caffè S.p.A.

L’Oréal

LivaNova Group

Moncler

NB Aurora

New Guards Group Holding S.r.l.

Safilo

Sorin Group Italia

Target Sinergie

Work highlights

  • Assisting fashion company Moncler in the context of the acquisition of 100% of the sportswear company Stone Island.
  • Assisting fashion company ETRO in relation to complex consultancy projects and litigation matters.
  • Assisting the Liva Nova Group with unions negotiation in the context of the transfer of two different business branches from global medical technology company LivaNova, affecting over 600 people operating within the company.

The firm: Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici (GPBL) is a full-service, independent law firm, representing the benchmark for complex corporate and structured finance transactions in Italy. With offices in Milan, Rome, London and Luxembourg, the firm acts as advisors for national and international clients on the structuring of their mergers, acquisitions, listings, restructurings and financial transactions, also providing legal and tax assistance to banks, corporations, public companies and other entities offering a cutting-edge innovative and sophisticated solutions both in corporate and structured finance transactions and in complex litigation matters.

GPBL supports clients through 16 specialised focus teams offering tailor made innovative and sophisticated solutions. The firm’s clients are prominent corporations and financial institutions — including several listed companies — and high-net-worth individuals in Italy and abroad.

As of 1 January 2021, Gatti Pavesi Bianchi merged with Ludovici Piccone & Partners, moving towards an important path of growth and internationalization by combining the practices of Gatti Pavesi Bianchi with tax and wealth planning, in which Ludovici Piccone & Partners enjoys a recognized expertise.

Main areas of practice:

  • Banking and finance
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Corporate law
  • Energy, utilities and infrastructure
  • Financial markets and securities investments
  • Intellectual property and data protection
  • Investment management and financial institutions regulation
  • Labour law and industrial relations
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private clients / HNWI
  • Private equity
  • Real estate
  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax
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Managing Partner Stefano Valeriostefano.valerio@gpblex.it+3902859751
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Franco Barucci photo Franco BarucciFranco advises both Italian and foreign companies in M&A transactions, capital markets…
Luigi Arturo Bianchi photo Luigi Arturo BianchiLuigi Arturo Bianchi is a full professor of corporate law at the…
Nicola Bonante photo Nicola BonanteNicola Bonante specializes in all Labour Law and Industrial Relations-related matters, including…
Alessandro Cipriani photo Alessandro CiprianiAlessandro focuses his activity on M&A transactions with particular focus in the…
Luca Faustini photo Luca FaustiniLuca mainly deals with the assistance in connection with financing and debt-restructuring…
Rocco Ferrari photo Rocco FerrariRocco specializes in real estate, focusing particularly on extraordinary sale and purchases…
Anton Carlo Frau photo Anton Carlo FrauAnton Carlo advises on M&A transactions for both listed and unlisted companies.…
Paolo Garbolino photo Paolo GarbolinoPaolo has gained extensive experience in financings (syndicated loans, leasing, factoring and…
Francesco Gatti photo Francesco GattiFrancesco is first and foremost one of the ltalian top experts in…
Alessandra Ghezzi photo Alessandra GhezziAlessandra specialises in M&A, private equity, capital markets, corporate and commercial law.…
Andrea Giardino photo Andrea GiardinoAndrea has been involved in many of Gatti Pavesi Bianchi’s most significant…
Stefano Grassani photo Stefano GrassaniStefano has in-depth experience in national and international antitust law. He is…
Giorgio Groppi photo Giorgio GroppiGiorgio Groppi mainly advises on corporate law and financial markets, particularly specializing…
Eriprando Guerritore photo Eriprando GuerritoreEriprando’s practice focuses on financial services, fund formation and investment management, across…
Andrea Limongelli photo Andrea LimongelliAndrea Limongelli specializes in banking and finance and debt restructuring, particularly with…
Gianni Martoglia photo Gianni MartogliaGianni Martoglia is a skilled practitioner in the fields of financial markets…
Paola Menicati photo Paola MenicatiPaola Menicati specialises in corporate law and M&A, with particular focus on…
Rossella Pappagallo photo Rossella PappagalloRossella Pappagallo specializes in rendering corporate advice, particularly with regard to the regulation…
Andrea Prampolini photoAvv Andrea PrampoliniHis main areas of expertise include corporate and group taxation, national and…
Guido Sagliaschi photo Guido SagliaschiGuido Sagliaschi advises on various types of extraordinary real estate transactions and…
Gianpaolo Scandone photo Gianpaolo ScandoneGianpaolo Scandone is a junior partner based in the Milan office. Gianpaolo’s…
Vanessa Sobrero photo Vanessa Sobreroanessa Sobrero is specialised in capital markets, M&A and Corporate Law. She…
Paola Tradati photo Paola TradatiPaola Tradati is a renowned labour lawyer who focuses in particular on…
Stefano Valerio photo Stefano ValerioStefano Valerio specializes in M&A transactions, advising on the drafting of share…
Stefano Verzoni photo Stefano VerzoniStefano Verzoni is mainly involved in litigation and arbitration matters, in particular…
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