Barbara Sancisi

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, Italian

Barbara Sancisi is a Partner in the Investment Funds department and has a solid corporate and M&A background. She advises private equity and other alternative asset fund managers, institutional investors and investment advisors on numerous issues, including fund formations, secondary transactions, investments, governance, compliance, carried interest and co-investments, re-organizations and restructurings.

Barbara is ranked in the “Private Equity: Fund Formation” sector and she is mentioned as follows: “Barbara is very well prepared, knows market conditions and has an international perspective” and “she consistently prioritises the client’s needs and provides a high standard of service throughout her engagements” (2024), “Barbara is an available lawyer with an investment fund focus” and “balanced and patient lawyer” (2023), “she is smart and experienced” and “very able to negotiate with the counterparty” (2022). She is ranked as Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500 in the Investment Funds sector and mentioned as follows: “Barbara Sancisi combines technical skills with communication and negotiation skills”, “I have collaborated with Barbara Sancisi and Enzo Schiavello, both highly professional professionals. I appreciated their in-depth analysis of the documents, experience in dealing with complex and non-standard structures, and management of negotiations with the counterparty” (2022). Barbara is also mentioned in the Fund Formation ranking by Leaders League in the “Leading” tier.

For two consecutive years, 2021 and 2020, Barbara has been awarded as “Lawyer of the Year – Private Capital Fund Formation & Compliance” by PBV Monitor Private Capital Tax & Legal Focus. In 2023 Barbara has also been selected for inclusion in the 10ᵗʰ edition of The Best Lawyers in Italy for her expertise in Private Equity Law.