Freshfields in Italy
From our offices in Rome and Milan, we offer a range of high-quality domestic and cross-border legal advice.
Our Italian-qualified lawyers and tax advisers have been involved in many of the most significant transactions in Italy in recent years and provide an integrated service that draws on the legal expertise found across the firm.
Our mission is to manage our clients’ most complex situations efficiently, offer them the best solutions available and ultimately help them reach their business objectives.
Advising a leading telecoms provider on the creation of a joint venture with a leading Italian mobile phone business.
The transaction was one of the largest M&A deals in Italy since 2007 and created a major player in the Italian telecoms sector.
We helped with the corporate/M&A, regulatory, employment, antitrust, tax and finance aspects of the transaction.
Advising a European private equity firm on various investments and divestments in the insurance sector in Italy. We helped with corporate/M&A, tax, finance and antitrust aspects of the transactions.
Advising a leading brewer on the sale of the business relating to a famous Italian beer brand in the context of a major acquisition. We helped with corporate/M&A, tax and antitrust aspects of the transaction.
Advising a leading Italian manufacturer on: the refinancing of the acquisition debt assumed by the client following the leverage buy-out transactions carried out by the buyer and other investors; and the following spin-off of the industrial tyre business from the consumer business.
Advising a pool of Italian and international banks on the multimillion euro corporate loan supporting the acquisition of the Italian branch of one of the major electric utility service providers’ hydro assets by a major Italian energy company.
Nicola Asti Partner
Enrico Bazzano Partner
Luca Capone Partner
Enrico Castellani Partner
Giuseppe Curtò Partner
Francesco Lombardo Partner
Renato Paternollo Partner
Luigi Verga Partner