BonelliErede received three new awards at the 2017 edition of the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards held on 6 July.
Following its recent success at the TopLegal Industry Awards, the firm was crowned “Pharma Corporate M&A Firm of the Year” thanks to the achievements of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Focus Team. The judging panel highlighted that the team has unrivalled “breadth, competency and capacity” on the market. The panel also commented that the team “continually assists the leading players in the sector and was once again this year at the centre of key market transactions”.
Team leader Andrea Carta Mantiglia, together with Monica Fantino, Francesca Loizzi and Carla Passerini, took the stage to accept the award.
BonelliErede also received another two awards. For the second year in a row it was crowned “Competition Antitrust Firm of the Year”, thus confirming the antitrust team’s standing as the Italian antitrust “dream team”. The judging panel highlighted that they are “a true team thanks to a winning mix of technical skill, experience and availability”. BonelliErede also received the “Defence Antitrust 2017” award for the antitrust team’s assistance to an Italian car dealers regarding the Italian Competition Authority’s investigation. Francesco Anglani, Maurizio Pappalardo, Giorgio Bitonto, Filippo Caliento and Marta Contu took the stage to accept the awards.
Co-managing partners Stefano Simontacchi and Marcello Giustiniani commented that: “These awards are further confirmation of our ability to work as a team to meet our clients’ needs”.