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January 15, 2019

Andersen Tax & Legal Strengthens Practice and Presence in Italy

Source: Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy, a member firm of Andersen Global


The expertise of three new Managing Partners and two Partners build up the capabilities of the firm, together with an even more widespread presence in the region.

Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy welcomes the legal and tax professionals Andrea di Castri, Francesca Capoferri, and Stefania Zanotti, as Managing Partners in its offices. The addition of the three experts strengthens the practices in the firm, along with two new Partners: Marco Sensidoni and Luca Cavalleri.

Andersen Tax & Legal’s corporate law practice group, headed by Managing Partner Andrea Ferrandi, is reinforced by lawyer Andrea di Castri, who specializes in M&A, outsourcing (IT and BPO), private equity and company/commercial. The corporate law practice is now compromised of eight lawyers throughout Italy. Andrea is an experienced corporate lawyer and in addition to structuring and implementing transactions, he advises domestic and foreign companies and investors comprehensively on legal issues relating to M&A. Prior to joining Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy, Andrea spent nearly five years with Accenture’s Legal & Commercial Group in Italy.

Andrea De Vecchi, Country Managing Partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy, said, "We warmly welcome Andrea di Castri and his team. He is a proven expert in the field of M&A and will ideally complement our existing range of corporate law advisory services in cross-location and international cooperation."

Effective January 1st, Studio Capoferri was added to Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy. Studio Capoferri was established in 1974, becoming a reference point in the Milan metro area manufacturing districts of Brescia and Bergamo for tax, corporate and labor consultancy for small local businesses. Francesca Capoferri and Stefania Zanotti joined as Managing Partners the Brescia office with over 15 years of experience in tax, accounting, tax financial structuring and M&A. Francesca and Stefania together with Luca Cavalleri, who will be Partner in Andersen Tax & Legal in Italy, and their team, have extensive experience in fields such as local and international taxation, M&A taxation, and accounting.

Francesca is an expert in labor consulting, with the management of labor relations both in the companies crisis phase and in the development phase, with a specific focus on corporate welfare. Stefania is specialized in preparation and analysis of business plans, budgets and variances analysis, regulations related to companies owned by local authorities, relations with the public administration and foundations.

"Studio Capoferri provides in-depth knowledge on a wide range of tax issues to a variety of clients. With the addition of this firm, we are giving impetus to the tax area," stated Andrea De Vecchi. "Their background in most areas of tax and consulting will contribute to Andersen Tax & Legal’s best-in-class service for SMEs to large multinational corporations. They bring to our firm outstanding experience in the tax field along with a team of qualified professionals from their prior firm."

Partner Marco Sensidoni also joins the Italian firm. His practice focuses on tax litigation and on tax aspects of M&A transactions. He is experienced in corporate tax planning projects involving domestic or international issues.

"We are pleased to add the skills of Marco Sensidoni to our office in Rome" said Marco Giorgi, Office Managing Director of the Rome practice. "His commitment to providing high quality professional services in an efficient manner aligns well with the values we apply in our firm."

Andersen Tax & Legal is the Italian member firm of Andersen Global. Andersen Global is an international association of legally independent member firms offering tax and legal services worldwide. Established in 2013 by member firm Andersen Tax LLC, Andersen Global now has more than 4,000 professionals and a presence in 128 locations through its member firms and collaborating firms.

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