We advise issuers, underwriters, selling shareholders, advisors, and credit-rating agencies on Italian and international equity and debt capital market transactions.

We have a particularly positive track record in advising on matters of public offers and private placement of financial instruments, both on primary and secondary capital markets, and on Exchange listing procedures.

We assist our clients in complex transactions of structured finance (e.g., securitization, issue of covered bonds and equity-linked instruments, derivitive financial instruments).

We have acquired consolidated experience in assisting bidders, target companies, their shareholders and financial institutions in relation to takeover bids and the exchange of financial instruments.

We also regularly advise listed companies in relation both to their ordinary activities connected to their status as listed issuers and to their extraordinary company transactions.

We advise financial intermediaries on all aspects of regulatory compliance connected to equity and debt capital markets transactions.

The core areas of the department include:

  • Assistance in structuring transactions
  • Due diligence reports
  • Preparation of company and regulatory documentation
  • Drafting of prospectuses/bid documents
  • Drafting of contract documentation
  • Liaising with supervisory authorities
  • Assistance in the execution phase of transactions.