Alliance between two of Italy's most prestigious law firms and a group of top professionals. A transaction that has no equal in Italy and creates a leader in the legal market.
Two complementary firms and a third group led by outstanding professionals, each with distinct market leadership.
Three stories of excellence, three groups of primary standing and reputation that boast a great tradition and history of professional success.
Combination of heritage, innovation and alliance of some of italy's greatest legal talents.
A transaction aimed at institutionalizing the new reality, to accelerate its growth and create a new italian champion of the legal market.
> Tier 1 Firm in the Italian market: given the rankings of its professionals and its size, the Firm will be at the top of the Italian legal scene right from its founding.
The new Firm will be effective from 1 January 2024 and the next few months will be focused on the merging of the structures and professionals involved.
> One player ideally positioned on the market to assist on all aspects of the most sophisticated transactions in M&A and private equity and on high-profile litigation.
> A full-service Firm excelling in all practices, designed to give clients 360-degree advice, with a wealth of experience, professionalism and dedication acquired by the three groups in extrajudicial and judicial assistance, working together across the various practices of the Firm.
> Founded on an important network of international relationships, placing itself in a privileged position to assist Italian and foreign clients also in cross-border transactions.
> One player which is largely the Firm in Italy with most professionals ranked in Chambers Europe in corporate M&A.
Gattai, Minoli, Partners was founded in 2012 by a group of professionals, former colleagues in a large international firm. It opened its doors with about 30 professionals and now counts over 180 in its Milan and Rome offices.
This exceptional growth has brought Gattai, Minoli, Partners to be one of the major firms in the Italian market. A full-service law firm of excellence, a reference point in mergers and acquisitions, with a recognised leadership in the assistance to private equity funds.
Pedersoli is one of the most renowned and respected independent law firms in Italy founded as Avv. Alessandro Pedersoli Law Firm in 1958. It has over 160 professionals today in its offices in Milan, Turin and Rome.
With a over 60-years history, the Firm stands out for its experience, independence, international expertise and excellence in all areas in which it operates. The Firm boasts a long tradition and extensive expertise in providing both out-of-court and judicial assistance including arbitration, to the most important industrial and banking groups, as well as leading entrepreneurial families.
A cohesive and well-established team. The team includes well-regarded professionals with decades of experience in all areas of M&A, extraordinary transactions and capital markets, who have developed a consolidated and recognised market position assisting institutional clients, private equity funds and industrial players in sophisticated transactions with an international scope in various industries, including banking and finance, insurance and payments, luxury and infrastructure and transport.
“We are thrilled about this important development. PedersoliGattai is the perfect integration of highly experienced professionals with the ability to offer its clients premium-quality advice, enhancing a long and prestigious tradition at the highest levels of the market. A group of recognised and esteemed professionals is a guarantee, also for the benefit of our younger colleagues, of the continuity over time of those values that have always distinguished our approach, geared towards the creation of a modern Firm of cutting edge excellence”.
“We are happy and proud to have managed to bring together, in one large Firm, two of the most important so-called super boutiques of the country, together with a group of friends and excellent professionals. We are sure it is an extraordinary transaction in the Italian legal market which immediately places us at the top, with the size and resources to invest in technology, in our young talents and in those we will be able to attract. At the same time, we are consolidating the two major founding firms creating the conditions that will ensure an outstanding future that goes far beyond the horizon of their founders”.
“Today a new, large Firm is born. Its mission is to provide excellent quality, modern and timely service to domestic and international clients. The Firm will primarily focus on M&A and high-end litigation, but is equipped with professionals capable to successfully deal with all areas of law. We will do so with the utmost respect for ethical values and human relationships, the founding principles of working together and the ability to grow and attract the best talents in the market. For this reason, Stefano Cacchi Pessani, Enrico Vaccaro, Alessandro Capogrosso, Elisabetta Bellini and I are proud to be part of the creation of this new Firm. Finally, we thank very much the firm we come from which represents a milestone in our professional and human growth”.
* Equity Partner effective from 1 January 2024.
* Equity Partner effective from 1 January 2024.
Ugo Bisacco has been appointed as advisor for all aspects relating to the strategic and organization management of the new Firm.