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              Private Equity and M&A

              Our team in Italy advise clients on commercial and corporate law and extraordinary transactions, serving clients' complete range of needs on corporate finance, business law and compliance.

              Here’s what sets us apart:

              We boast extensive experience through our involvement in major M&A and corporate transactions;

              • Our experience in the field is backed by the academic work of numerous professionals, enabling us to provide innovative solutions for even the most complex deals;
              • We act for clients operating in different industries, both in public and private sectors, and support them by providing tailor-made advice on several deals including but not limited to corporate governance, commercial contracts and private equity transactions;
              • We represent domestic and international corporate clients, private equity funds as well as commercial banks and their private equity affiliates both in public and private, domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity investments, advising them on all aspects and managing the process - from start to finish - of sophisticated transactions;
              • With us, any company or large group can be sure of the highest standards of service.

              "I don't think we'd consider using anyone else - the team has tough negotiators who understand us".
              – Client testimonial via Chambers & Partners and Legal 500

              The advice that DWF Italy provides to its clients covers the whole range of the above fields, including:

              • corporate governance
              • acquisitions and divestments of shareholdings
              • transfers and contributions of businesses, and business divisions
              • mergers and demergers, both domestic and cross-border
              • public tender offers (for cash and for shares) and share capital increases
              • joint ventures (whether by contractual or corporate arrangements)

              Michele Cicchetti

              • Head of Banking & Finance (Italy) // Managing Partner (Italy)

              Luca Cuomo

              • Executive Partner (Milan) // Head of Corporate and M&A (Italy)

              Guglielmo Fabbricatore

              • Counsel // Head of Energy (Italy)

              Francesco Provenzano

              • Counsel // JIG Office Representative - Milan

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