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Roberto Gilardino is Regional Partner at Horizons, supervising the advisory’s activities in North Asia as well as additional countries (including Mongolia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan, UAE, Cyprus and Malta). From the Horizons lead office in the heart of downtown Shanghai, Roberto, in addition to his portfolio, oversees the advisory’s transnational operations. His Shanghai-based team, whose expertise rests in corporate issues and property safeguard, liaises day-to-day with Horizons’ regional offices, serving as the advisory’s global gateway.
Roberto’s background and skill-set lie in international business and corporate law with a special attention on corporate government, strategy and shareholder protection. He is further highly judicious in proving clients with robust M&A support and negotiation analysis. Having a deep sense of cross-cultural issues in cross-border transactions and corporate matters, Roberto and his team provide clients with unique insights and strategies related to the difficult-to-read, often behind the scenes, nuances in transnational business.
Serving as a versatile leader, Roberto is equally able to tend to highly positioned clients and liaise with governmental entities, as he is able to roll up his sleeves and attend to the nuts and bolt work corporate advisory. Prior to joining Horizons, Roberto served professionally in ministries, governmental bodies and the private sector, primarily in China.
An Italian national, Roberto is fluent in Italian, English, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese
With globalisation making the world smaller every day, opportunities for companies to expand across borders have become increasingly attractive. Still, entering new markets, achieving corporate compliance and the protection of assets far from home comes with legal and cultural complexities that can be difficult to navigate. To fully tend to the transnational nature of today’s corporate advisory, Horizons employs a diverse network of offices and desks in more than 30 countries that allow us to quickly and effectively serve clients with sound advice across world regions and legal systems.
Our Counsel is made up of lawyers with unique professional experience. Among them include the independent lawyers and firms who make up Horizons’ recently formed China Collaborative Group (CCG). More than just applying themselves to the legal and financial aspects of client needs, our Counsel network helps clients address the cross-cultural nuances tied to corporate activities. Horizons’ network of counsel professionals may be accessed through any one our three lead offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Turin. From there, we’ll match you with an advisor that can meet your specific needs. It’s all part of our ‘one team, one focal point’ approach to service.
Horizons is a unique advisory firm providing highly specialized legal and tax solutions that allow enterprises to thrive in today’s complex transnational corporate environment. We leverage an international network of professionals to expertly and effectively address multifaceted corporate issues. We do so across world regions and legal systems, deploying an adept understanding of and ability to leverage socialist, common, civil and sharia law for your benefit.
Today’s world is one of unpredictable change and geopolitical volatility that requires businesses to nimbly respond to a continuous array of local, regional and global challenges that affect their operations. To this end, Horizons serves as a highly responsive advisory, providing turnkey corporate solutions that proactively anticipate your dedicated needs. If you can imagine a firm whose professional services are delivered through one single focal point, addressing all your corporate needs in a judicious, compliant and highly transparent manner, then you are imagining Horizons.
Horizons is a Corporate Advisory with a highly specialized focus on transnational corporate transactions and their related aspects. Our expertise helps guide businesses in navigating the complex landscape of rules, regulations and cross-cultural nuances related to the modern corporate lifecycle. The professional practices we provide are devoted to assisting domestic and multinational companies and investors with all legal requirements, transactions to close. Our client base is largely made up of enterprises and individuals primarily from the Far East, Middle East, Europe, Russia and Belarus — geographical areas of which we have a high level of expertise.
Horizons serves clients with a ‘one team, one focal point, one purpose’ approach whose strength lies in the sensitivity we bring in creating solutions that serve multiple cross-border stakeholders. To achieve this, we give particular focus to the varying regional, sociocultural, political and religious differences that may be directly or indirectly at play in country-by-country legal systems and their unique processes. With expert focus, Horizons’ professionals provide forward-thinking, real-world corporate solutions you can count on.