Riccardo’s career with Osborne Clarke has taken him all the way from his law degree, to his current position as Managing Partner and Head of our Milan Office.

An expert in corporate and commercial law, Riccardo is one of the many reasons a number of Osborne Clarke’s most long-standing clients return to the firm for its services time and again.

With an uncanny ability to predict and uncover emerging industry trends, his own knowledge is backed by a deep bench of talent across his Milan team. His own wide-ranging corporate practice covers both transactional and advisory work, and he regularly advises on domestic and cross-border M&A work, growth and venture transactions, acting for institutions, management teams and corporates.

As well as a member of Osborne Clarke’s International board, Riccardo is also Co-Founder and Chairman of #findtheorangeonlus, the Italian charity project which supports talented students engaged in scientific research.

Osborne Clarke's 'versatile and commercially sensitive' Italian corporate team focuses on mid-market M&A deals (both public and private). Corporate practice group leader Riccardo Roversi is highly rated for renewable energy transactions. Legal 500

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Work

Autotorino S.p.A

Advised on the agreement for the acquisition of the entire share capital of Trivellato Auto, the branch of business of the dealer based in the Veneto Region dedicated to the Toyota and Lexus brands.

FAAC S.p.A

Advising on the Euro 135 million acquisition, from the Israeli private equity fund TENE Capital,  belonging to the Afcon group, and from a series of minority shareholders, of the entire shareholding in TIBA Parking Systems group.

FAAC S.p.A

Advising the client on its Euro 100 million acquisition from Assa Abloy, a leading Swedish multinational operating in the area of access solutions (including locks, doors and intelligent entrance solutions) of a share of the Agta Record Group together with several of its direct subsidiaries.

ASO Group

Assisting ASO Siderurgica and ASO Forge, operating in the production of ingots and forged bars of special alloy and stainless steel, in the demerger further to which the two companies are now owned by Advanced Steel Solutions.

Germani S.p.A. and Pallacanestro Brescia S.r.l

Advised in the acquisition of the sports business of Basket Brescia Leonessa S.p.A., whose men’s first team plays in the Italian Series A Basketball championship league. This transaction is the first of its kind in Italy to be completed based on the so-called Lodo Salva Città, approved in June 2020 by the Italian Basketball Federation aimed at supporting the teams taking part in Italy’s most important basketball championship.

Autotorino S.p.A

Advised one of the main players on the Italian market for vehicle distribution, sale and after-sales assistance on its merger with Autostar S.p.A, creating one of the largest car dealers in Italy.

Quercus

Advised  Quercus Assets Selection Sarl,  a Euro 350 million investment platform, in the signature of an agreement for the incorporation of the limited liability company ERG Q Solar1, owned as to  60% by ERG and 40% by Quercus Italian Solar Fund, with the aim of consolidating the Italian photovoltaic market

FAAC

Advised on the client's acquisition of the South African  company Centurion Systems (Pty) Ltd, manufacturer of gates, automated barriers and other appliances for controlled access.

Rotork

Assistance in the acquisiton of the entire share capital of Costruzioni Meccaniche Legnanesi S.r.l. operating in the production of  actuators used  in oil, gas and water distribution and treatment applications.

TES

Advised the TES shareholders on the agreement for the integration into Tamini Transformers, in turn part of the Terna Group

Avon Rubber

Assisted the LSE-listed client, in its purchase of the Italian company InterPuls SpA, operating in the production of components for the dairy industry.

Rotork

Acquisition of the entire share capital of M & M International S.p.A., forming part of the Spirax Sparco Group, specialsiing in the production and sale of fluid control valves   

Assietta PE

Assistance in the disinvestiment of the remaning holding in FPZ S.p.A. on behalf of the fund “BCC Private Equity 1”. The transaction was completeted by way of the acquisition by FPZ of its own shares.

Italian member of the bicycle magnate, Atala

Advised on structuring, negotiating and completing agreements with Accell Group BV.

FORVEI

Advised ForVEI, a joint venture formed by Foresight and VEI Capital, in the acquisition from Abantia of a PV park of approx 5 MWp located in the Abruzzo Region of Italy.

EPI Energie Pulite Italia S.p.a

Advised on its acquisition, through a fully owned subsidiary, from juwi Energie Rinnovabili S.r.l. for a value of approximately €10m.

Rotork

Advised in the acquisition of G.T. Attuatori S.r.l, a company manufacturing and selling components for pneumatic automation.

EDF

Acted for Électricité de France on regulatory and contractual framework for access by it to the Italian national grid and the SACOI cable duct connecting Sardinia and Corsica to Italy

FAAC

Advised on acquisition of DataPark Inc, an important American manufacturer (based in California) of automatic parking systems and with various manufacturing and sales businesses in USA, East Europe, Australia and central America.

FORVEI

Acted for ForVEI in a further acquisition from OPDE of 2 vehicle companies owning 2 PV parks in the Province of Alessandria with overall peak power of approx 8 MWp

juwi

Acted for juwi Energie Rinnovabili S.r.l. in the sale of the vehcile company owning a 3.34 MWp PV plant (Forlì Cesena) to ForVEI, having previously advised Unicredit Banca in the project financing for the plant's construction

Private investors

Advised in the acquisition of Germani S.p.A. by group of management led by private investors, together with company’s debt restructuring.

Rotork Group

Advised in its recent acquisition of the entire share capital of Soldo S.r.l, and Italian company based in Desenzano active in the design, manufacturing and selling of switch boxes.

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