Daniele Pojani

Associate, Milan

Biography

Overview

Daniele Pojani is a member of the White & Case Italian practice, with experience on Italian and multi-jurisdictional transactions in corporate, M&A and private equity as well as equity capital markets, in a range of sectors, including, among others, financial services, industrial and manufacturing, luxury, retail and consumer, pharmaceutical and sports, media and entertainment.

Daniele advises financial sponsors and industrial players in public and private deals and joint ventures, both on the buy-side and on the sell-side. He also assists issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings.

Prior to joining White & Case in April 2021 Daniele practiced in another major international law firm in Milan. He also practiced in primary international law firms in London and Istanbul.

Bars and Courts
Italian Bar
Education
LLM
International Financial Law
King's College London

UK

JD
University of Bologna

Italy

Languages
Italian
English
French

Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • EON, an investment company of the Ceruti family, in connection with the purchase of a participation of Carbon Dream, a leading Italian company in the design, engineering, processing, manufacturing and marketing of high-tech carbon components and superlight materials;
  • The shareholders of Lawlinguists, a legal translation agency, in connection with the disposal of the business to BIG Language Solutions and their subsequent reinvestment;
  • The shareholders of Calcioinfinito, the company owning and operating the football news website Calciomercato.com, in connection with the disposal of the business to FootballCo Media Ltd. (a DAZN company);
  • Gamenet Group (an Apollo Global Management company), a leading Italian gaming and betting corporate group, in connection with the acquisition of Lottomatica Videolot Rete S.p.A. and Lottomatica Scommesse S.r.l., companies acting in the gaming and betting industry;
  • Sisal Group (a CVC company), an Italian leading gaming and betting corporate group in connection with the creation of a joint venture with Banca 5 (an Intesa SanPaolo company), a leading Italian bank to operate in the digital payments industry;*
  • An Italian pharmaceutical corporate group in connection with the sale of a strategic asset;*
  • Platinum Equity in connection with the acquisition of De Wave, an Italian corporate group acting as global contractor and manufacturer for marine interior solutions for cruise ships and yachts;*
  • SENT Entertainment in connection with the acquisition of Como football club;*
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with the acquisition of a 50 percent participation in Design Holding, an Italian leading corporate group in the in the high-end design industry, including Flos, B&B Italia and Louis Poulsen.*

Debt Capital Markets

  • Inter Media and Communication, a subsidiary of FC Internazionale Milano (a Serie A Italian football club), in connection with the issuance of €75 million senior secured notes for the refinancing of its existing indebtedness;*
  • A pool of banks led by Goldman Sachs in connection with the issuance of €275 million senior secured notes by AS Roma, a Serie A Italian football club, for the refinancing of its existing indebtedness.*

* Daniele worked on these matters prior to joining White & Case.