Mergers and acquisitions — private equity

Chambers Europe and other industry publications rate NCTM as one of the best Italian law firms in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity.

Over the years, our professionals have worked on all types of extraordinary transactions in most major industry sectors, both regulated and non-regulated, including credit and financial services, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, biomedical, energy, the media and new technologies.

Public M&A

Market operations:

  • Public offerings of shares
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Acquisitions or divestments of shares (stock deals)
  • Acquisitions or divestments of businesses or lines of businesses (asset deals)

Going private:

  • Tender offers to buy all or most of a listed company’s publicly held shares
  • Management buyouts (MBOs)
  • Mergers of listed companies into private companies

Going public:

  • Public offerings

Corporate governance:

  • Structuring of management and control bodies
  • Organisational structures
  • Shareholders’ agreements

Private M&A

Industrial M&A:

  • Mergers
  • De-mergers, split-ups and spin-offs
  • Issuance of tracking shares and segregation of assets
  • Acquisitions or divestments of shares (stock deals)
  • Acquisitions or divestments of businesses or lines of businesses (asset deals)
  • Contribution of shares or assets
  • Winding-ups
  • Changes or organisational form
  • Shareholders’ agreements
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Reorganisations
  • Recapitalisation

Private equity:

  • Fund formation and organisation including fundraising, structuring and organising private equity funds and representing underwriters and management teams in private equity funds
  • Fund investments including majority and minority investments, leveraged and management buyouts (LBOs and MBOs), leveraged recapitalisations and re-leverage transactions, early-, middle- and late-stage venture capital investments and turnaround transactions and special situations

‘This firm has a solid name in the private equity field, and despite the challenges posed by the financial crisis, has maintained its activity in the mid-market. The team has strength in banking and corporate matters, and has also handled a number of investments in the renewable energy field.

‘Peers are quick to praise Paolo Montironi for his standout private-equity practice, which also encompasses M&A and commercial law. The multi-talented Giuliano Lanzavecchia focuses on private equity and M&A as well as bankruptcy and restructuring.’ — Chambers Europe

‘NCTM Studio Legale Associato’s service is at a high level.’ — Legal 500

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This material was sourced from the NCTM website.