Andrea Pretti

Associate, Milan

Biography

Overview

Andrea Pretti is a member of the White & Case Italian practice and practices in the areas of corporate and M&A.

Andrea has experience advising clients on the full spectrum of M&A transactions including joint ventures, cross-border and Italian public and private M&A deals. Andrea regularly represents institutional investors (in both investment and funding transactions), domestic and international corporate clients and private equity funds.

Prior to joining White & Case, he practiced in a major Italian law firm.

Bars and Courts
Italian Bar
Education
Specialization Course for Corporate Legal Counsels
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Milan

Law Degree
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Milan

Languages
Italian
English

Experience

Huvepharma in connection with its acquisition of the Animal Health Division of Neovia (InVivo Group).

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.

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.

Viacon International AB in connection with the purchase of 60% of Tubosider France S.A.S. from Tubosider S.p.A..

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

Mercedes-Benz Italia S.p.A. in connection with the sale of Mercedes-Benz Milano S.p.A., an Italian company active in the sector of the sale of motor vehicles, spare parts, accessories and related services, to Merbag Holding AG, a Swiss-based leading operator in the automotive sector.

Infracapital and InfraVia Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of Gruppo Investimenti Portuali S.p.A., a leading container port operator in northern Italy holding majority and minority stakes in several container terminal concessions in major Italian ports.

Libero Acquisition (Gruppo Orascom TMT Investments SARL) in connection with the sale of WIS Telecom S.p.A. and WIS Telecom S.A., to Unifi Holdings.

Italiaonline in connection with the sale of Europages. Italiaonline also renewed its commercial partnership with Europages by entering into a concession contract for the exclusive sale in Italy of Europages' products.

Global Cellnex Italia S.r.l., part of the Spanish wireless communications infrastructure leading operator Cellnex Telecom, in connection with its acquisition of CommsCon Italia S.r.l., Italian company specialized in the design and implementation of "small cells" technology solutions.