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Alberta Figari

Alberta Figari


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Alberta Figari

Alberta Figari specialises in M&A and corporate finance including acquisitions, joint ventures, takeovers, capital markets transactions and mid-cap/domestic market ECM (IPOs).

Alberta has gained significant experience in domestic and cross-border M&A, having advised leading corporations and financial institutions in their investment plans in Italy.

Alberta was appointed to the Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali in March 2013.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Milan (LL.D) 1988
  • Admitted as an avvocato in Italy 1992
  • King's College, London (LL.M) 1994
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1994
  • Partner since 1997

Awards and citations

  • #1 Capital Markets – Equity
    Chambers Global & Europe 2018
  • Sources praise her skill in complex matters: "She is a very eclectic lawyer, able to work on non-standard files." Another source appreciates her "outstanding relationship capabilities, good technical knowledge and consolidated experience."
    Chambers Global & Europe 2018: Capital Markets – Italy
  • Leading Individual in ECM; Recommended/mentioned in Private Equity; Commercial Corporate and M&A
    Legal 500 2017
  • Leading Lawyer in M&A and ECM
    IFLR1000 2017
  • Clients observe that she has "exceptionally strong relationship skills, well-rounded technical expertise, years of experience" and a "problem-solving and pragmatic" approach.
    Chambers Global & Europe 2016: Capital Markets – Italy
  • Praised for her "commercial approach and good grasp of clients' needs."
    Chambers Global & Europe 2016: Corporate/M&A – Italy
  • "She is one of the best in the market and our preferred counsel on the equity side. She has great experience and is really close to the banks."
    Chambers Global & Europe 2015: Capital Markets – Italy