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Milan, May 10, 2022 - International law firm Gianni & Origoni was awarded five times at the Top Legal Industry Awards 2022.
The jury, composed of senior figures from leading legal, tax and financial departments in Italy, awarded those firms and professionals who have distinguished themselves in the last twelve months in 16 industry sectors analyzed by TopLegal.
Here are the motivations:
Firm of the Year: Insurance
The team managed the acquisition of a major insurance company through a takeover bid. For the technical committee, it was the most significant and structured transaction in the insurance industry.
Firm of the Year: Private Equity
The team grabbed the jury's attention with one of the most impressive transactions of the year. It advised major shareholders in a mega-merger that led to the creation of a leading player in the digital payments industry.
Professional of the Year, Crisis and Restructuring: Luca Jeantet
Considered a leading professional, capable of handling a very complex cross-border case such as the one concerning two companies in receivership to divest their stake in a Brazilian-registered company.
Private Equity Professional of the Year: Gianluca Ghersini
He is awarded by the jury for handling central mandates. He assisted one of France's best-known funds in the acquisition of a life sciences company.
Professional of the Year, Technology: Stefano Mele
Commissioners praised his ability to pursue high-profile transactions, such as supporting leading healthcare groups in creating a database aimed at instructing an artificial intelligence.