Andrea De Pieri


Andrea has gained a wealth of expertise over two decades as a corporate lawyer advising a wide range of organizations, ranging from corporate entities and investment banks to private equity funds.

His practice encompasses a broad spectrum of corporate transactions, including private mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, sales, and joint ventures. Additionally, he has a strong background in corporate finance.

Andrea focuses primarily on the real estate sector, where he has played a pivotal role in some of the most substantial transactions within the industry. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of real estate transactions, including high-value portfolio management, strategic sales and acquisitions, and development projects.

Andrea's work is distinguished by his ability to navigate complex transactions with a strategic approach that aligns with clients' long-term visions


Representative matters

BentalGreenOak in its acquisitions of various large portfolios of logistics assets under development.

Anima SGR in its acquisition of the control over leading Italian real estate asset management company Castello SGR S.p.A.

Allianz S.p.A. in the renegotiation of its bancassurance joint venture with Unicredit S.p.A.

Prelios SGR S.p.A. in several acquisitions of logistics assets (single and portfolios).

Andrea De Pieri has been recommended by Who’s Who Legal as one of the main Italian real estate experts since 2016.
Who's Who Legal



  • Admitted to the New York Bar, 2004
  • Admitted to the Italian Bar, Milan, 2001


LL.M., Fordham University School of Law, 2003

J.D., University of Milan, 1998 


Italian, English
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