Francesco Mantegazza

Managing Partner



Università Bocconi, Milan - Degree in Business Administration, with honors 1997
Executive Master in Private Equity (MPE) organised by Borsa Italiana (Italian Stock Exchange) and Politecnico of Milan School of Management (MIP), with honor 2004


Professional Qualifications

Registered as Tax Advisor and admitted to Tax Courts (Dottore Commercialista) since 2001
Registered as Auditor (Revisore Contabile) since 2001


Italian, English


Areas of expertise
Real Estate Taxation
Financial Taxation
International taxation
M&A, private equity and business reorganisations
Corporate taxation
Tax litigation

Managing Partner of FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario since 2021. He began practising in 1997 in a leading Italian tax and law firm, where he was made equity partner since 2012.

He specialised in domestic and international taxation for multinational groups, investment funds, banks, financial intermediaries, asset managers, insurance companies, private equity investors and institutional investors in the real estate sector.

He serves as Statutory Auditor and Non-Executive Director for financial intermediaries, insurance companies and for national and multinational group companies, including listed companies.

Member of the Banks, Financial Intermediaries and Insurance Companies Committee with the Milan Association of Tax Advisors.

Lecturer in seminars on international taxation, taxation of investment funds and real estate taxation and author of publications on international taxation and financial taxation and real estate taxation.

Recognised as one of the tax advisors more active on real estate taxation and financial taxation. He has developed a significant experience in tax aspects of M&A, private equity and capital markets. Awarded as Real Estate Tax Advisor of the year 2019 and 2021 by Legalcommunity and as Real Estate Tax Advisor of the year 2020 by PBV Monitor/REQuadro. Ranked by Legal 500 as tax advisor on real estate, investment funds, M&A and private equity. Included among the best 10 tax advisors in Italy for 2019 and 2021 by Class CNBC/MF. Reported by PBV Monitor among the most active 10 tax advisors in Italy on Tax M&A and Deal Advisory.