People: Gabriel Monzon-Cortarelli, Partner

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Gabriel Monzon-Cortarelli

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-3353
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Gabriel Monzon-Cortarelli is a partner in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He focuses his practice on corporate, corporate finance and commercial transactions involving public and private companies. Gabriel has broad experience with cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances involving the U.S., Europe and Latin America, and international capital market offerings for European and Latin American issuers and underwriters.

Gabriel represents various global corporations in a variety of industry sectors including defense, food and beverage, retail, entertainment, logistics, transportation and automotive, engineering and energy, as well as, leading global financial institutions.

Prior to joining the firm, Gabriel practiced with an international law firm in New York where he was head of the firm’s Italian Desk.

Gabriel is a native Italian speaker, fluent in Spanish and knows conversational French.

Gabriel Monzon-Cortarelli is a partner in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He focuses his practice on corporate, corporate finance and commercial transactions involving public and private companies. Gabriel has broad experience with cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances involving the U.S., Europe and Latin America, and international capital market offerings for European and Latin American issuers and underwriters.

Gabriel represents various global corporations in a variety of industry sectors including defense, food and beverage, retail, entertainment, logistics, transportation and automotive, engineering and energy, as well as, leading global financial institutions.

Prior to joining the firm, Gabriel practiced with an international law firm in New York where he was head of the firm’s Italian Desk.

Gabriel is a native Italian speaker, fluent in Spanish and knows conversational French.

Education

  • LL.M., Fordham University School of Law (1999)
    Banking and Finance
  • LL.B., University College London (1997)

Admissions

  • New York
  • England, Wales

Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce in New York
  • Member, American Chamber of Commerce in Italy
  • Member, Gruppo Esponenti Italiani (GEI)
     

Representative Engagements

  • Represented Gruppo BCUBE (p/k/a Gruppo Argol Villanova), a leading 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 U.S.;*
  • Represented a leading Italian financial institution as lender counsel on various bilateral term financings to U.S. subsidiaries of major European and Italian groups;*
  • Represented a leading 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 leading U.S. supply chain management operator in the restructuring of its European operations;*
  • Represented a leading 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 leading 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 Mr. Monzon-Cortarelli prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw.

Presentations

  • Lecturer, Introduction to International Capital Markers course (in English), "Il Sole 24 Ore," Post-Graduate Business Law Master’s Program (Master Diritto e Impresa), Il Sole 24 Ore Headquarters
  • Presenter, London Stock Exchange on AIM, Madrid Conference
  • Presenter, London Stock Exchange on AIM, Barcelona Conference

Accolades

  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013