Pedersoli wins “Capital Elite” prize at China Awards sponsored by Fondazione Italia Cina and Class Editori

 The firm excelled for having developed a premium Chinese practice advising on significant cross-border transactions

Milan, 6 December 2018 – Pedersoli Studio Legale has been awarded Capital Elite prize at China Awards 2018.

The prize, sponsored by Fondazione Italia Cina and Class Editori, is awarded each year to entities, which excelled in the relations between Italy and China by seizing significant business opportunities in both markets.

The acknowledgement has been granted to Pedersoli for the characteristics of excellence that distinguish the Chinese practice developed by the Firm in the last 8 years.

In such period, Pedersoli has been able to build solid relations in China with eminent local authorities, leading industrial players and financial institutions, developing a deep knowledge of Chinese culture and market dynamics, an essential element for the success of Italian/Chinese operations. The Firm distinguished itself also for having advised qualified Chinese investors – mainly state-owned companies – in strategic transactions in Italy. Finally, it has recently commenced to support leading Italian entities interested in investing in China.

Legal assistance to Chemchina in the acquisition of Pirelli provided by Pedersoli is one of the most significant transactions performed in the last years -, still the largest investment ever made in Italy by a Chinese player – and, more recently, the assistance in the acquisition of Nerviano Medical Science by Hefei Sari V-Capital Management.

Antonio Pedersoli (Equity Partner) has received the prize for and on behalf of the whole Chinese practice team, which includes Andrea Gandini (Equity Partner), Barbara Bellini (Partner), Luca Saraceni (Partner) and Jiang Jiayi Gaia (Associate).

The award has been granted during a gala dinner held yesterday night in the by now traditional location of  Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia “Leonardo da Vinci” in Milano, with an audience of approximately three hundred people.

The awards event, celebrating its thirteen edition, has been attended by Alberto Bombassei, President of Fondazione Italia Cina, Diana Bracco, Vice Executive President of Fondazione Italia Cina, Paolo Panerai, CEO of Class Editori. Among attendees, also the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China, Song Xuefeng.





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