Mario Roli

Expertise

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Energy, infrastructure and regulated sectors (e.g. utilities, airports)
  • Private equity and assistance to infrastructure funds

Foreign Language: English

Background

  • Team Leader of the Energy & Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Country Partner for the USA New York
  • Member of the Private Equity Focus Team
  • Member of the Golden Power Task Force
  • Firm’s representative in the Best Friends European Cross Borders M&A Committee
  • Made partner in 2004
  • Joined in 1995
  • Secondment at Slaughter and May in London (2001)

Ranking and Awards

Legalcommunity Awards named Mario Energy & Utilities Lawyer of the Year in 2016

Leading international legal guides Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA list Mario as a leading Italian expert in the fields of corporate law and M&A

Testimonials

Praised for being “very proactive and collaborative” as well as “very creative and commercial in his points.”
(Chambers and Partners)

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from the University of Genoa

Knowledge Sharing

Covid-19 and Egyptian Law Key Issues: Amendments to personal income tax law

The Covid-19 outbreak in Egypt and in many areas of the Middle East and North Africa has led to a public health emergency and unforeseen challenges for businesses. It has also led to uncertainties, including from a tax/legal perspective. No doubt you are asking yourself many questions, espec …

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Energy and Infrastructure M&A in the Age of Covid-19: Italy

Energy and infrastructure m&a in the age of Covid-19: new risks and legal issues, but also opportunities. All broken down for you here by our

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Golden Power: investments in strategic sectors

States around the world are becoming more involved in the economy and, through the Golden Powers legislation, are exercising control on investments in strategic sectors. What are the reasons behind this trend? Will Italy, which as has been very cautious in using the Golden Powers to date, ch …

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Golden Power: current landscape in the EU about "Foreign Direct Investment"

Foreign direct investment control mechanisms around the world vary in both substance and procedure. But what about in the EU? Even though it boasts a very open regime, concern about foreign investors, including state-owned companies, in strategic businesses is growing: their role in cross …

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Investing in non-core infrastructures

Funds and other investors are hunting for opportunities off the most beaten tracks. Non-core infrastructures seem to be the latest gold mine, but what are they? Hospitals and private clinics, data centres, car parks, schools, etc. Our Energy and Infrastructure Focus Team teamed up with Inspi …

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Insights

inspiratia’s 2019 legal advisor rankings: BonelliErede the only Italian firm

inspiratia – a leading news and analysis provider in the global infrastructure investment and renewable energy markets – ranks BonelliErede as the sixth-best infrastructure legal advisor by deal count in 2019. This ranking is significant recognition for BonelliErede, especially for its Ener …

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BonelliErede launches the first task force dedicated to Golden Powers legislation

BonelliErede has launched a new task force dedicated to all matters relating to Italy’s Golden Powers legislation to respond to investors’ needs created by this complex and highly topical piece of legislation on investments in strategic sectors. The legislation gives government bodies the p …

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BonelliErede tops global infrastructure deals ranking

BonelliErede ranked 1st for total deal value (€24.7 billion) and 4th for total number of deals in the global ranking of legal advisors active in the infrastructure sector, published by infrastructure and renewable energy data provider inspiratia. This is a significant accomplishment for the l …

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