Giovanni Bandera

What others say

“He is responsive and provides clients not with multiple options but with an actual solution.”

Chambers Europe 2019 - Tax


The Legal500 EMEA 2019 - Investment Funds


The Legal500 EMEA 2018 - Tax

Tax and Corporate Tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private debt, real estate, corporate reorganizations, debt restructuring, acquisition financing, structured finance, alternative investments, tax advice to national and multinational corporations, tax treatment on assets and other financial instruments.

Advice on corporate, tax, financial statements and special regulations of financial intermediaries, SGR, SIM, OICR, GEFIA and FIA, EU investment funds, interrelations between corporate finance, legal and tax issues. Tax law speaker at several conferences.

Professional Association
Tax specialist admitted to practice in front of tax courts and chartered accountant

Italian, English, French


Education and career

2005 – present
Equity Partner, Pedersoli e Associati, Milan

2003 – 2004
Partner, Morano e Associati, Milan

1999 – 2003
Partner (since 2001), Simmons & Simmons, Milan

1993 – 1999
Associate, Studio Legale Tributario Camozzi & Bonissoni, Milan

Associate, Studio Lazzarini, Legnano (MI)

B.A. in Business Administration, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milano

1990 – 1991
Programme International de Management (PIM), Ecole d’Haute Etudes Commerciales, Jouy en Josas, Paris