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Vittorio Salvadori di Wiesenhoff

Vittorio Salvadori di Wiesenhoff is a partner and a member of the tax department. Vittorio advises on the tax aspects of financial transactions, corporate reorganizations, M&A, private equity and real estate deals, both domestic and cross-border.

More in detail, Vittorio's areas of experience include:

  • M&A: structuring domestic and cross-border acquisitions for both strategic and private equity investors
  • Real estate: acquisition (and connected financing) disposal and letting of large scale retail, office and logistic portfolios, tax regime applicable to real estate funds and SICAFs
  • Financial markets: structured finance transactions, securitizations, purchases of non performing loans by foreign investors, Italian financial transaction tax, domestic and cross-border financing, taxation of financial instruments, tax regime applicable to collective investment undertakings
  • Employee remuneration: employment incentive schemes, flexible benefit plans
  • Tax litigations: handling tax audits, pre-litigation settlement procedures and tax litigations (prevailingly financial intermediaries, in relation to allegedly abusive dividend washing schemes and other structured finance trades)
  • Drafting ruling applications with the Italian authorities on all aspects of tax laws.

Vittorio is ranked in Legal 500, Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. He graduated summa cum laude from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan in 1994 and was admitted as a Dottore Commercialista (chartered accountant admitted to practice in tax courts) in 1995. Of Italian mother tongue, he speaks fluent English and French.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Vittorio was a tax partner in the Milan office of another international law firm. He focused his practice on all tax aspects connected to corporate, banking and finance, and real estate transactions.

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA as a Leading Individual for Tax in Italy, 2023-2024
  • Recognized by Chambers Europe for Tax in Italy, 2019-2024
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 EMEA for Tax in Italy, 2019-2023
  • Ranked by MilanoFinanza in "The Best Lawyers and the Best Corporate Firms 2021" as a "Selected Lawyer" for M&A Tax Advisory
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Italy®  for Tax, 2021 
  • Member of the Board and Treasurer, Plan Italy
  • 26 January 2023, Vittorio Salvadori acted as a speaker in the workshop “Corporate Governance: creating value in times of transition” organized by ELITE
  • 21 October 2021, Vittorio Salvadori participated with a lecture on “Internationalisation of Italian companies - tax aspects” during the event “ELITE Training RECAP” organised at SDA Bocconi School of Management by ELITE and UBS
  • 24 May 2021, Vittorio Salvadori took part in the panel of the Tax & Legal Marathon on the topic of Tax aspects in the Private Equity transactions, organized by the Italian Association of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Private Debt (AIFI)
  • 1 December 2020, Vittorio Salvadori held a workshop entitled "How to finance a scale-up in Italy" during the Endeavor Digital Event
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