Alessandro Seganfreddo

Local Partner, Milan



Alessandro Seganfreddo is an Italian qualified lawyer with almost 15 years of experience in public and private M&A, Private Equity, Capital Markets and Corporate. Alessandro regularly assists Italian and international private equity sponsors, industrial clients and investment banks on cross-border and domestic transactions in a number of sectors - including financial services, retail and consumer products, infrastructure and transport, pharmaceutical, technology, media and telecommunications. He also provides assistance and advice on a variety of matters of general corporate and commercial law. Alessandro is recognized as a notable practitioner in M&A and Private Equity by IFLR1000 2020 and he’s considered a next generation partner by The Legal 500 2020 in the same practice areas.

Bars and Courts
Italian Bar
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi




M&A and Private Equity

CVC acquisition of the Recordati Group, 2018
Alessandro advised an investment consortium led by CVC Capital Partners including PSP Investments and StepStone, in connection with the €3 billion acquisition from the Recordati family of the holding company that owns a 51.8 percent stake in the Italian pharmaceutical group Recordati.

Firmerich acquisition of Campus, 2018
Alessandro advised Firmerich SA, a multinational Swiss company leader in the fragrance and flavor business, in connection with its acquisition of Campus S.r.l.

Corporacion America Airports sale of a 25 percent stake in Corporacion America Italia, 2018
Alessandro advised Corporacion America Airports in connection with its sale of a 25 percent stake in its Italian subsidiary, Corporacion America Italia S.p.A., to an acquisition vehicle owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai.

FSI investment in Adler Group, 2018
Alessandro advised FSI in connection with the investment by FSI and Adler Plastic in Adler Group. Adler Plastic will own 72% of Adler Group, while the remaining 28% will be owned by FSI. According to the terms of the investment, FSI may invest up to a total of €200 million in Adler Group.

BAML fairness opinion in the context of YOOX voluntary tender offer, 2018
Alessandro advised Bank of America Merril Lynch in connection with its fairness opinion issued to the Board of Directors of YOOX Net-A-Porter Group S.p.A. in the context of the €2.7 billion voluntary public tender offer for all the ordinary shares of YOOX Net-A-Porter Group S.p.A., listed on the "mercato telematico azionario" organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A.

DentalPro acquisition of Doctor Dentist, 2018
Alessandro advised DentalPro, controlled by the private equity fund BC Partners, in connection with the acquisition of the dental clinics group Doctor Dentist from its founding shareholders.

Libero Acquisition sale of its 70 percent interest in DADA, 2017
Alessandro advised Libero Acquisition S.a.r.l. in connection with the sale of its approximately 70 percent interest in DADA S.p.A., a company listed on the STAR segment of the Italian stock exchange, to HgCapital Partners.


Equity Capital Markets

Banca Popolare di Milano rights' issue, 2014
Alessandro advised the Underwriters Barclays, Citi Group, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and Mediobanca in connection with the €500 million rights' issue of Banca Popolare di Milano.

Banca IMI on World Duty Free IPO, 2013
Alessandro advised Banca IMI in connection with the listing on the Italian Stock Exchange of World Duty Free, the €1.83 billion spin-off company of Autogrill.

De'Longhi Soparfi block trade, 2012
Alessandro advised De'Longhi Soparfi S.A. in connection with a block trade valued at €114 million for approximately 8% of De'Longhi's 11,960,000 ordinary shares sold to institutional investors.

Awards and Recognition

Notable practitioner: IFLR 1000 2020
Next generation partner: The Legal 500 2020

Private Equity
Notable practitioner: IFLR 1000 2020
Next generation partner: The Legal 500 2020