Dante Leone is a founding and managing partner of CP-DL.
He is a graduate of the Milan Catholic University (Law Degree, summa cum laude, Catholic University fellow, 1999), the University Institute of European Studies and ILO International Training Center (post-graduate degree, honors, 1999) and the New York University School of Law (Master of Laws, graduate editor, 2000).
Prior to founding CP-DL, he practiced at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP (Rome, 2000-2001) and Debevoise and Plimpton LLP (London and Hong Kong, 2002-2005). He is a member of the bar in New York, Italy and Switzerland.
Dante assists international clients on a variety of investment fund and corporate finance matters, under E.U., Italian and U.S. law. In particular, he has a vast experience in assisting fund investors and fund sponsors (including private equity boutiques, major investment banks and financial institutions) in connection with the structuring of European, U.S. and offshore-based investment funds, the related international fund-raising and financing activities and the structuring, maintenance and disposition of portfolio investments.