Nicola Di Giovanni > Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
75008 PARIS

Work Department

Corporate; Private Equity; Mergers and Acquisitions




Nicola Di Giovanni is highly experienced in private equity, general corporate and restructuring matters. His practice focuses on complex cross-border and domestic transactions, including leveraged buyouts, corporate acquisitions, joint ventures, disposals, consortium/minority equity investments and corporate restructurings across various geographies, sectors and values.

Mr. Di Giovanni advises a broad range of financial sponsor clients, including investment funds and family offices, as well as corporates, on their most significant deals.

He is recognized as a leading practitioner by Option Droit & AffairesDécideurs Magazine and The Best Lawyers in France. He also is ranked in the Leaders League for Private Equity — in the Development Capital, Mid Cap LBO and Venture Capital categories — and Mergers & Acquisitions.


English, French, Italian


  • Paris


  • LL.M., Duke Law School, 2002
  • M.B.L., University of Paris X – Nanterre, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

France > Mergers and acquisitions

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP supports top-notch corporations on complex strategic transactions. The Paris team regularly assists prominent French companies, notably in the telecoms, automotive and telecoms sectors on deals that are frequently on a global scale. The team also handles a steady workflow of large domestic and cross-bord M&A and joint venture deals, spanning publicly listed and private companies. Armand Grumberg heads the practice. Also highly involved is Arash Attar-Rezvani, while Nicola Di Giovanni‘s focus is on private equity. Patrick Dupuis and Julien Zika were promoted to counsel in 2023.

France > Private equity: LBO

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Nicola Di Giovanni is the key name at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; he has strong cross-border expertise.