Vincenzo is one of the founding partners and member of the Executive Committee of the Firm.
Previously, he has been a partner of a leading Italian law firm from September 2009, after having worked for eight years in two primary international law firms.
Vincenzo focuses his activity on Corporate and M&A transactions with particular emphasis on private equity. His clients include private equity/venture capital funds as well as family businesses, entrepreneurs and management team involved in M&A transactions. He is regularly involved - assisting both sellers and buyers - in secondary private equity/venture capital deals (transfers of portfolio companies, units/quotas in closed funds/LPs).
Vincenzo has been mentioned in Who’s Who Legal Italy – M&A and Governance for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions: "Vincenzo draws high praise from clients, one of whom notes he is "very technical and is always able to find out a practical solution in any circumstances”, adding: “He helps us to get the deal done". Peers say: “Just having him involved created trust with the clients”.
In 2020 and 2021 Vincenzo has been named “M&A lawyer of the year SCAP" by Italian leading financial newspaper Milano Finanza.
Vincenzo has been mentioned in The Legal 500 2020 Edition as "a private equity expert" and "Vincenzo Giannantonio provides an excellent balance between specific competences in private equity and the ability to support negotiations".
In 2020 Vincenzo has been ranked by "Top Legal Guida - I migliori Studi e Professionisti" for the Private Equity practice, clients say he is "pragmatic and effective".
Vincenzo's clients rating, published in the Centro Studi PBV Monitor 2020 Directory, "exceeds expectations" over 90%.
He graduated in law cum laude, he took a postgraduate degree in Merchant Banking and was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2005.
Vincenzo speaks fluent Italian, English and Spanish.