Valerio Bianchi is a member of the White & Case Italian practice. His principal areas of practice are Corporate and M&A and Private Equity.
Prior to joining White & Case Valerio practiced in a major international law firm in Milan in the Corporate and M&A department.
- Verlinvest S.A., a privately-owned investment group headquartered in Brussels, on its US$100 million investment in Everli, Europe’s leading marketplace for online grocery shopping.
- Gruppo Investimenti Portuali S.p.A. (a portfolio company of the private equity funds Infracapital and InfraVia) in connection with its merger with PSA Italy, the Italian subsidiary of the Port Authority of Singapore, which has created the largest terminal container operation managed by foreign investors in the Italian market.
- BC Partners in connection with its acquisition of a 19 percent stake of SOFIMA, the holding company that controls IMA S.p.A. for a total value of approximately €1.4 billion. White & Case also advised on the financing, capital markets and regulatory aspects of the transaction.
- Italian pharma and consumer healthcare group Angelini in connection with its worldwide acquisition, outside North America, of ThermaCare from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The acquisition is a key transaction in relation to the creation of the GSK/Pfizer JV for Consumer Health.