Gerardo Carbonelli

Gerardo Carbonelli



  • Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions

WSG Practice Industries


Gianni & Origoni


Gerardo specialises in M&A, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions. He routinely advises private and public companies, domestic and international financial institutions as well as private equity funds in investment, acquisition, divestment transactions and certain aspects concerning the acquisition financing and debt, as well as in any other extraordinary corporate transaction. He is also experienced in joint ventures and international contracts. 

Gerardo has significant experience in the management of corporate issues concerning joint-stock and limited liability companies as well as in drafting of commercial agreements and legal opinions relating to corporate and commercial matters.

Gerardo has also advised companies and real estate funds in M&A real estate transactions, structured both as share and asset deals, relating to the acquisition of real estate and malls. 

In the energy industry, Gerardo has been involved in certain M&A transactions relating to renewables plants projects (wind and solar).

After graduating in Law from the University of Naples in 2005, Gerardo joined the firm in the same year.

He has been admitted to practice law in Italy in 2008.

He speaks Italian, English and Spanish.

Bar Admissions

  • MILAN Bar (Italy)


  • University "Federico II" of Naples
Areas of Practice

Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions


COVID-19: Update on Law Decree No. 18 of 17 March 2020 Tax Support Measures
Gianni & Origoni, March 2020

Payments of tax and penalties falling due between 8 March and 31 May 2020 arising out of tax assessments issued by the Italian Tax Authorities, the National Social Security Agency (INPS), the Italian Customs Agency and by Regional and Local Authorities, and any other enforcement claims aimed at collecting tax revenues, must be made in a single instalment by 30 June 2020. Payments made before the issuance of the Decree cannot be reimbursed to the taxpayer...

COVID-19: Health and Safety Protocol
Gianni & Origoni, March 2020

COVID-19: health and safety protocol - Last night the Italian Government and National representatives of employers’ associations and unions have reached an agreement over a COVID-19 health & safety protocol that employers need to implement to ensure the maximum possible protection of their employees against the COVID-19 virus. This protocol is a crucial step to allow business continuity for manufacturing companies and professional service providers...

EU legal Framework on State Aid and Coronavirus: Flexibility in the Enforcement of the Rules
Gianni & Origoni, March 2020

During the press conference of 13 March 2020, Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager made a statement regarding the enforcement of EU State aid in connection with measures adopted by Member States to combat the negative repercussions of COVID-19 on the economy...