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Dechert LLP

Federico Pappalardo

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Federico Pappalardo, managing partner of the firm's Munich office, focuses on cross-border and national merger and acquisition transactions and corporate finance. He advises financial investors, private equity companies and family offices on all stages of financing and acquisition transactions as well as on corporate restructurings. His experience extends across industries, including the technology, telecommunication and automotive sectors. Whether it be a technology investment or a significant leveraged buyout, Mr. Pappalardo evaluates, structures, negotiates and consummates transactions with a constant focus on accomplishing successful exits.


Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz; Université de Bourgogne

Germany: Corporate and M&A

M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m)

Within: M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-€500m)

Dechert LLP’s M&A group in Frankfurt and Munich is ‘always available even when facing high workloads’. It frequently cooperates with the firm’s London and US offices when advising on joint ventures and acquisitions, acting for clients such as American Express Global Business Travel and Lazada. Managing partner Federico Pappalardo has ‘a business-oriented mindset and acts in the interest of the client’. Giovanni Russo has ‘excellent knowledge of transaction structures and related legal details’, and is ‘an excellent help in contract negotiations’. Armin Fary joined SNP Schlawien Partnerschaft MBB in September 2018.

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