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Professional experience

Paolo Azzalin is Partner of Ria Grant Thornton.

Paolo Azzalin is Partner at Grant Thornton FDD’s Milan Office from 2017.

Previously he was TAS and Audit Manager at Ria Grant Thornton’s Milan Office from 2011.

He has more than 8 years experience in transaction advisory services, public accounting and audit. He is team leader both for national and international financial due diligence projects and team leader for audit of financial statements prepared under Italian GAAP, US GAAP and IAS/IFRS of domestic and international companies. 

Paolo is graduate in Economics, Banking & Finance. He is Certified Public Accountant at the Italian Certified Accountant Register.

Paolo has also been involved in regulation and standard setting and he’s member of the Technical General Commission of Assirevi (Italian National Association of Audit Companies).

The main areas in which he has been working and specialized are the following:

  • Statutory audit of public listed entities.
  • Financial due diligence for business valuations (acquisition and vendor DD).
  • Assistance and consultancy in project related to the translation of financial statements for transition to international accounting standards ( F.T.A from ITA GAAP to IFRS and US GAAP).


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