Giovanni B. Sandicchi

  • Partner
  • Corso Matteotti, 22
  • 20121 Milan
  • Italy
  • T +


Giovanni B. Sandicchi represents Italian and international clients in a range of private equity and M&A transactions, often in a cross-border context.

Drawing on his sophisticated market knowledge and broad-based transactional experience, Mr. Sandicchi advises leading private equity and infrastructure funds, as well as family-run companies and venture capital funds. He regularly navigates transactions across a multitude of industries, including aerospace, defense, and healthcare sectors.

His practice includes:

  • Mergers & acquisitions 
  • Private equity 
  • Infrastructure funds transactions
  • Distressed M&A
  • Joint ventures 
  • Corporate governance 
  • Strategic commercial contracts 

Mr. Sandicchi also regularly provides pro bono counsel to nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations seeking assistance corporate governance matters.

Mr. Sandicchi currently serves on Latham’s Diversity Leadership and Associates Committees.

Thought Leadership

  • Italy’s Liquidity Decree Extends Foreign Investment Regulation in Response to COVID-19 -  April 20, 2020
  • Managing Italian Private Equity Investments During the COVID-19 Outbreak  -  March 26, 2020
  • Italian Government Amends List of Essential Activities Annexed to the D.P.C.M.  -  March 26, 2020
  • Italian Government Suspends Non-Essential Industrial and Commercial Production Activities -  March 23, 2020
  • Private Equity in Italy: Market and Regulatory Overview -  May 31, 2016
  • Private equity in Italy: market and regulatory overview -  July 01, 2015

"Giovanni Sandicchi and his team have great availability and competence levels."

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • Italy (Avvocato)
  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2005
  • Law Degree, Università degli studi Roma Tre, Rome, Italy, 2001
    cum laude
  • Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity