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About Antonio Laino

Antonio is a senior legal consultant in our Global Transactions practice.  

He specialises in advising private equity and other financial sponsors on acquisitions, exits, strategic investments and management incentivisation arrangements. Alongside his transactional work, Antonio has a senior knowledge management role within our private capital group.  

Antonio trained at Freshfields and has spent time on secondment to Bregal Investments and Warburg Pincus, where he advised investment teams on a variety of cross-border and domestic transactions.

Recent work

  • Advising Blackstone and Bluewater on the sale of Siccar Point Energy.
  • Advising CVC Capital Partners on its strategic partnership with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and on its investments in United Rugby Championship, Six Nations Championship, Aleph Holding and WebPros Group.
  • Advising GIC on its investment in, and subsequent acquisition of, Miller Insurance and on its investment in Thyssen Krupp (alongside Advent, Cinven and others).
  • Advising Montagu on the acquisition of ITRS Group.
  • Advising a consortium led by Warburg Pincus on the acquisition of a majority stake in Community Fibre.


University education

  • BA(Hons), Durham University
  • GDL, Oxford Brookes University
  • LPC, BPP University Law School

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales