Stefano Bianchi > Pavia e Ansaldo > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Pavia e Ansaldo
MILANO 20121

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity
TMT Telecommunications, Media and Technology
Corporate and Commercial
Dispute Resolution


Managing Partner


Stefano Bianchi joined Pavia e Ansaldo in 1991 and became partner in 2000. Since 2015 he is Managing Partner.
Professor of Civil Law at the post graduate School of Law, University of Milan (Italy), since 2004.


Italian, English and French


Admitted to the Bar, Milan (Italy), 1993.
Admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts


Graduation in Law, Magna cum laude, 1989, J.D., University of Milan (Italy)

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

Pavia e Ansaldo’s team is recognised for representing clients from the telecoms and technology sectors in a range matters, covering regulatory, litigation, contractual and compliance issues. Filippo Fioretti is regularly entrusted by clients for his expertise in competition and regulatory advice. The team also displays significant strength in transactional, often cross-border matters, where M&A transactions specialist Stefano Bianchi – who leads the team jointly with Marco Giustiniani – is highly recommended.

Italy > Industry focus: Manufacturing

Pavia e Ansaldo advises clients in the industry on a wide array of matter types, from corporate and private equity to IP and tax. The firm is also familiar with representing clients in dispute resolution matters concerning manufacturing. Its expertise expands beyond Italy’s borders, with the ability to advise on multi-jurisdictional issues for its clients. Stefano Bianchi, in addition to leading the practice, advises manufacturers and private equity funds on matters spanning the spectrum of corporate and transactional issues.

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Stefano Bianchi – Pavia e Ansaldo

Recent highlights for Pavia e Ansaldo include inbound work for a Japanese multinational, as well as M&A transactions for major Italian companies in the luxury, heavy industry, food, and automotive sectors. The names to note are managing partner Stefano Bianchi and Meritxell Roca Ortega, who works between Milan and Barcelona.

Italy > Private equity

Pavia e Ansaldo advises private equity firms during every stage of funds’ lifecycles. Representative mandates cover initial investments, buy-and-build strategies, and exit transactions. The team is also increasingly active in the secondary buyout market. The group is jointly led by Stefano Bianchi, who heads up the firm’s longstanding relationship with London-based private equity firm Stirling Square Capital Partners; and Meritxell Roca Ortega, who divides her time between Milan and Barcelona.