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Corporate/M&A

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Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors -in Italy or abroad- or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity investment, our lawyers offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice.

Having lawyers who think and act beyond their traditional role and seek to add value can help you secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Our international team of more than 700 corporate lawyers in over 34 countries worldwide can assist you in all aspects of corporate law and M&A, both domestically and internationally.

Whatever your size, a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, Italian or international, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, JV, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations. Our cross-border teams consist of lawyers from all practice areas and sectors and this allows us to understand your specific issues and provide you with advice within context, saving time and money and allows us to pinpoint your real commercial issues and risks in a transaction.

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    Corporate Governance

    In these recent years, both Italian and multinational companies are faced with unprecedented challenges since new laws and regulations are being applied and these are changing the way the market works.

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    Joint Ventures & Partnerships

    Part of our commitment lies in creating strategic alliances with our clients, both individuals and organizations. Our advice is amongst the means by which clients can form strategic alliances to develop and exploit business opportunities.

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    Mergers & Acquisitions

    Together with the commercial law practice, our Mergers and Acquisitions team is dedicated to providing innovative solutions that reflect our many years of experience and insight into the specialized demands of these deals.

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