M&A

Listening closely to our clients’ needs, heeding their concerns and understanding their goals lie at the heart of our M&A practice.

And this brings instant advantages: lower consultancy costs, more efficient process management, and excellent timekeeping. All this goes hand-in-hand with our top-notch standards – the reason we continue to be the market leaders.

We will support you with dedicated teams who can handle every aspect of your transaction whatever the timeframe and work hand in hand with your people. We can handle, in addition to environmental and tax issues, any regulatory and public authorisation matters and the most complex compliance matters, including extra-territorial application of foreign laws.

With us, any company or large group – be it Italian, foreign or multinational – acquiring a company or business in Italy can be sure of the highest standards of service. As can a private equity firm for its investment and divestment transactions. Italian entrepreneurs looking to sell their companies can be equally confident of maximising the value of the sale whilst minimising every possible risk. We provide advice on the acquisition and sale of shares, companies and business lines, as well as on the establishment of joint ventures. You can rely on us when your M&A deal involves contributions, demergers, mergers, spin-offs and/or restructuring the target company’s governance. For listed companies, we also oversee operations involving all aspects of potential takeover bids, managing the process from start to finish, including liaising with the regulator and all other parties involved. We offer you all our experience no matter what route your M&A deal takes.

Thanks to our sector specialised focus teams, we have unrivalled experience in regulated and industrial sectors, as well as in real estate and infrastructures. We are also leaders in the energy sector – oil & gas (upstream and downstream), electricity, and renewables.

 

Here’s what sets us apart

  • We helped shape the form of Italian M&A contracts as they stand today. Our handling of the most prominent domestic and cross-border deals has helped us achieve an unprecedented series of successes
  • Our experience in the field is backed by the academic work of 15 partners, enabling us to provide innovative solutions for even the most complex deals. It’s therefore no coincidence that our creative solutions fast become market benchmarks
  • Our technical expertise is boosted by the knowledge of our sector specialised focus teams
Insights

New partnership in Ethiopia with Tameru Wondm Agegnehu

BonelliErede has entered into an exclusive partnership for Ethiopia with the leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office. Italian and international clients looking to do business in Ethiopia will be ensured top notch assistance through the combined forces of BonelliErede’s exp …

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Two new partners join BonelliErede’s international arbitration practice

BonelliErede announces the strengthening of its international arbitration practice with the arrival of two partners on 1st September 2017: Laurence Shore and Andrea Carlevaris. Laurence Shore has been a partner in the New York City office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was head of the pub …

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Three new awards for BonelliErede at the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards 2017

BonelliErede received three new awards at the 2017 edition of the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards held on 6 July. Following its recent success at the TopLegal Industry Awards, the firm was crowned “Pharma Corporate M&A Firm of the Year” thanks to the achievements of the Healthca …

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