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Arturo Meglio

Fax +39.02.3030.2933

Arturo Meglio is a partner in the firm’s Milan office. He concentrates his practice on corporate matters, with particular focus on M&A transactions and corporate litigations.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Meglio was a corporate partner at a Milan law firm. He focused his practice on assisting privately held and public companies as well as private equity funds and financial institutions in a number of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He also handled reorganization issues of family-owned groups.

In recent years, Mr. Meglio has assisted, in addition to Italian based companies, corporations from Japan, Brazil, France, the U.S., Greece, and the Czech Republic, and has been particularly active with the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, logistics/transportation, gaming, and food industries, assisting in their entry in the Italian markets and following daily activities.

Professional Background

Arturo began his career working in London, New York, and Milan for major U.S. firms. Before joining K&L Gates, Arturo was a partner at major UK firms working mainly out of their Milan offices for over 8 years.

Whilst at Georgetown Law for his LL.M. degree, Arturo was selected for a stage at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement.

  • Assisted the buyer in the acquisition of a minority stake of a company operating in the leisure sector
  • Assisted the buyer in the acquisition of a controlling participation into an Italian based textile printing company
  • Assisted private individual entrepreneur in the acquisition of 100% of the corporate capital of a football team
  • Assisted the founders in the sale of a majority interest in fashion company to a Private Equity
  • Assisted a Japanese industrial company in the acquisition of 51% of an Italian competitor
  • Assisted a US pharmaceutical company in the commercial agreements with an Italian competitor
  • Assisted buyer in the acquisition of a minority shareholder of an insurance company
  • Assisted a US pharmaceutical company in the acquisition of Fidia an Italian competitor
  • Assisted major international player in the food sector in the acquisition of 50% of an Italian competitor