Benedetto Lonato > LCA Studio Legale > Genoa, Italy > Lawyer Profile

LCA Studio Legale
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Work Department

Corporate M&A, PE, Capital Markets, TMT, Global Mobility


Partner, Co-Head of the Genoa Office and Co-Head of the Capital Markets Department


He joined the Firm in 2007 and since 2012 he has also been a member of the Genoa-located team. Previously to that, he had worked for the law firm Jacob J. Sapochnick in San Diego (USA) and afterwards for a primary law firm specialized in the shipping sector assisting P&I clubs, ship-owners and maritime agencies.

He focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity, IPO and capital markets transactions (ECM). He has significant experience in both cross-border and domestic transactions, as well as carve-outs, joint ventures, LBOs, and initial public (IPO) and other securities offerings (with particular focus on MTA, Borsa Italiana’s main market, Aim and Euronext MTFs). He also frequently advises companies and their boards of directors on corporate legal matters. He has advised a broad range of public and private clients across many industries, including technology and digital, web, software, industrial, media and advertising, private equity, and financial institutions. He finally oversees the Global Mobility’s team of LCA.


Italian and English


Member of IBA – International Bar Association and AILA.


Law Degree, University of Genoa (2005)

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Genoa: leading firms

LCA Studio Legale‘s Genoa office stands out for its expertise in the shipping and logistics sectors. In strong collaboration with the Milan office, the Genovese team primarily covers corporate and M&A, capital markets, litigation, marketing and immigration law. Benedetto LonatoDavide Magnolia and Riccardo Massimilla head the practice. Lonato focuses on issues related to high-tech, innovation, digital marketing and retail; Magnolia is a key name for yachting matters and port law as well as representing clients in cases of damaged cargoes and marine pollution; Massimilla is an expert in the financial services, energy and manufacturing markets.