Gabriel Monzon Cortarelli



New York

Gabriel Monzon-Cortarelli is a partner in our M&A and Private Equity practice in Milan splitting his time with the Milan and New York offices of Orrick. He has broad experience with cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances involving the United States, Europe and Latin America, and international capital market offerings for European and Latin American issuers and underwriters.

Gabriel works in close cooperation with the teams in Italy and across the U.S. to assist Italian businesses entering or expanding their presence in the U.S. and Latin American markets, as well as accessing the U.S. public and private capital markets. He represents global corporations in a broad spectrum of industry sectors including defense, food and beverage, retail, entertainment, logistics, transportation and automotive, engineering and energy, as well as, leading global financial institutions.

Gabriel is dual-qualified and dual-educated in the United States and U.K., and is registered with the Italian Bar.

Before joining Orrick, Gabriel practiced with an international law firm in New York, where he led the Italian desk.

    • Represented an Italian global integrated logistics operator, in its U.S. and Latin American expansion through a series of strategic acquisitions of defense and commercial logistics operators in the United States.;*
    • Represented a Italian financial institution as lender counsel on various bilateral term financings to U.S. subsidiaries of major European and Italian groups;* 
    • Represented a European water treatment company in its U.S. expansion through a joint venture with a leading U.S. water treatment company;*
    • Represented a major Italian food and hospitality group, private equity backed, in its U.S. retail expansion;*
    • Represented a European specialty cable company in its U.S. expansion through a joint venture with a leading U.S. specialty cable company;*
    • Represented a U.S. supply chain management operator in the restructuring of its European operations;*
    • Represented a Italian rotational molding manufacturer with leading business units in the automotive, industrial and marine industries in the acquisition of a U.S. and Canadian rotational molding manufacturer;*
    • Represented a Italian thermal coating manufacturing in the expansion of its operations in the United States;*
    • Acted as primary North American counsel for the U.S. subsidiaries of numerous leading private and publicly listed European companies;*
    • Represented a Borsa Italiana-listed company that researches and develops miniaturized and high-performance computers on its $60 million triangular merger with U.S. embedded chip manufacturer;*
    • Represented a NYSE-listed manufacturer of engine management products on its disposal of non-core French and Italian business;*
    • Acted on U.S. securities laws aspects in respect to the partial offer by the largest gold producer in Russia for LSE Main Market listing of one of the largest gold mining companies in Kazakhstan. Represented the placing of said shares on the Main Market;*
    • Acted on the convertible debt offering and listing of a company that engages in the acquisition of agribusiness projects on Luxembourg Stock Exchanges Euro-MTF market;*
    • Represented the AIM market IPO of an international tensile fabric engineering company and simultaneously reversed their merger with a California AIM-listed media company;*
    • Represented the proposed IPO of Italian companies on the AIM UK and AIM Italia markets;*
    • Represented the IPO on the Italian Stock Exchange of an Italian company that specializes in non-refillable closures for spirits;*
    • Represented the IPO on the Italian Stock Exchange of a privately owned investment management firm and an Italian yacht-manufacturing company;*
    • Assisted U.S.-based and NYSE-listed telecommunication companies in various assets acquisitions in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina;*

    *These matters were handled by Gabriel prior to joining Orrick