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Giampaolo Salsi

Administrative Partner (Milan)
+39.02.3030.291
Fax +39.02.3030.2933
Giampaolo Salsi is the administrative partner of the firm’s Milan office.  He focuses his practice on providing assistance in corporate and commercial law to Italian and foreign clients active in the manufacturing, service and financial sectors, with a particular emphasis on corporate transactions.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Salsi practiced with several other firms in Italy. In 1994, he spent two years in Hong Kong as a visiting foreign lawyer.

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Salsi is a regular speaker in contract law matters at seminars and courses organized by a local business association of EPC contractors.
  • Assisted a multinational infrastructure and property group in the acquisition of a majority interest in a corporate joint venture acting as a sponsor in a project financing initiative involving construction and operation of non-core services of hospitals in Northern Italy
  • Assisted a multinational infrastructure and property group in the sale to a facility management group of an interest in a corporate joint venture acting as a sponsor in a project financing initiative involving construction and operation of non-core services of a hospital in Northern Italy
  • Assisted an Asian group active in the automotive sector in the acquisition from the insolvency proceedings of an Italian maker of sports cars of relevant trademarks and other intellectual property rights
  • Assisted a global computer technology corporation in the acquisition of the Italian subsidiaries and certain assets of a competitor multinational group  
  • Assisted on an ongoing basis a multinational project management and construction group acting as  main sponsor in project financing transactions in the public health sector involving the construction and restructuring of several hospitals in Northern Italy
  • Advised the local sellers in connection with the acquisition by a multinational group of a stake in an Italian private company active in the manufacturing of salt spreaders
  • Advised the sellers in the sale to an Italian tour operator of a minority stake in an Italian international air carrier
  • Assisted the sponsors in the setting up of a startup company active in the field of regional air transport and subsequent sale to a local merchant bank of a majority stake therein
  • Advised a world leader manufacturer of light ammunition in the sale of its equity interest in an Italian lead recycling company
  • Assisted a multinational project management and construction group in the acquisition of a stake in a development project of a holiday resort in Eastern Sicily
  • Assisted the buyer in the acquisition of a majority stake in an Italian private company active in the manufacturing of electronic microcontrollers
  • Assisted a global manufacturer of machinery and pipes for high pressure and oil extraction applications in the acquisition of a majority stake in a leading Peruvian manufacturer of spare parts for the mining industry