Giorgio Vanzanelli

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, French, Italian

Giorgio Vanzanelli focuses on capital markets, public and private M&A; in particular, on Equity Capital Markets, financial services regulations and M&A concerning listed companies. He advises domestic and foreign investment banks, private and listed companies and private equity funds in IPOs, share capital increases, equity secondary offerings, convertible bonds issues, public tender offers, as well as sophisticated corporate finance transactions concerning listed and non listed equity, securities convertible into equity and equity-linked products. He also assists Italian and foreign listed companies with respect to their compliance with disclosure requirements and corporate governance.

Giorgio has been actively involved in several of the most relevant transactions carried out in Italy in recent years. He is mentioned in Chambers and Partners as follows: “In a challenging situation he always keeps a positive stance and tries to solve problems” (2019), “he always takes ownership of the situation, which is what we like the most” (2018), “he is a key member of the team for ECM transactions” (2017), “he is a strong equity capital markets lawyer” (2016), “advises domestic and international clients on IPOs, public tenders, capital increases and secondary offerings” (2015), “one of the best lawyers we’ve had the opportunity to work with” (2014), “he knows his stuff and always responds immediately” (2013), and “a well-regarded member of the team and specialises in equity deals and financial service regulations” (2012), “down to earth, well prepared and very nice to work with” (2011). Giorgio Vanzanelli is also ranked in The Legal 500 as a Leading Individual and mentioned as follows: “Giorgio Vanzanelli is a go-to practitioner – an established lawyer, who is always able to provide valid legal advice and find a useful compromise between the company’s needs and market regulations” (2023).