Bruno Castellini

Bruno Castellini advises Italian corporations and foreign investors, including private equity firms, in connection with acquisitions, investments, and dispositions in Italy and abroad in diverse areas of business, including the financial services and energy sectors. He also has substantial experience in capital market transactions, advising offerors and underwriters in IPOs, issues and placement of securities, recapitalization transactions, and public takeovers. He has considerable experience serving energy sector clients in gas infrastructure projects and related operational, commercial, and contractual arrangements. He is head of the M&A practice in the Milan Office.

Recent representative M&A transactions include the development by Iren S.p.A. (formerly Iride Group) in partnership with E.ON of an offshore LNG terminal in the Mediterranean Sea; the sale by the Italian government of its controlling stake in Alitalia, the national airline; the acquisition by Al-Rajhi Holdings of a portfolio of Enel industrial and commercial properties; and the sale of Moleskine, the high-end market stationery brand by its founding shareholders. [1]