At the 12th annual Italian and Private Equity Forum; we explored the key drivers of M&A opportunities in Italy, Private Equity, the prospects for infrastructure and the food and packaging sector. Reputable speakers joined us for discussions about the best strategies for Value Creation in Deals and the top 5 Cyber risks in M&A.
Since 1948, Chiomenti is a leading Italian law firm characterised by an international outlook, with offices in Rome, Milan, London, Brussels, New York, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
With its 300-lawyer team spread across all practice areas, Chiomenti represents the interests of the clients in the truly important issues and it is committed to a constant evolution of its organisation and its competencies in order to do so increasingly better.
The Firm offers to the clients skills and experiences of extraordinary value in order to assist Italian and international business leaders: its integrated multidisciplinary consulting helps clients reap opportunities by finding their way through complex, varied regulations that often impact the most important companies’ choices.
Chiomenti is among the founders of the “European network” together with important independent law firms, leaders in their reference markets: “Cuatrecasas” in Spain and Portugal, “Gide Loyrette Nouel” in France and “Gleiss Lutz” in Germany and is the representative in Italy of “Lex Mundi”, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, present in over 100 countries around the world.
Among its clients Chiomenti counts the leading Italian and international industrial, banking, insurance and financial groups, and assists the State, local public administrations, as well as foreign governments and public agencies, organised markets and international organisations.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
PwC also provides business, financial and transaction services to corporate firms, private equity houses and financial investors helping them throughout the M&A process.
PwC Italy has offices in 23 cities and is able to draw upon the capabilities and expertise of more than 4,400 people.
PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.
Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions is the number 1 Risk & Insurance Due Diligence provider in the industry, with having worked on 5,500+ deals over the past five years. The team is comprised of 350+ M&A experts from a variety of backgrounds working across four continents. We have professionals located in 23 global offices to provide local expertise. Our team can assist in leveraging human capital and risk expertise from 66,000 professionals in over 500 offices across 120 countries.
Aon has led the way in developing bespoke insurance solutions to meet the M&A industry’s needs for the past 20 years. Aon has placed 704 Transaction Liability insurance policies in the US/EMEA in 2017, binding roughly $27.2B in limits of liability and servicing an expanse of deals from the lower middle market to multi-billion dollar transactions for private equity clients and corporate acquirers.
ALANTRA is a global investment banking and asset management firm specializing in products and services of high added value in the mid-market segment. The investment banking division, present in 19 countries, advises on M&A, fixed-income, portfolio and capital markets transactions. The asset management division manages over €3.2bn of assets under management (AuM).
Intesa Sanpaolo headquartered in Italy, is the leading provider of financial products and services in the country in all business areas (retail, corporate, and wealth management) and is among the top banking groups in the euro zone with a market capitalization of 38.0 billion euro as of 29 March, 2019.
Intesa Sanpaolo Corporate Investment Banking Division, jointly with its investment banking arm Banca IMI, is a European leader in investment banking, serving both corporates and financial institutions with a full range of products and services, such as mergers & acquisitions, leverage and acquisition financing, debt and equity capital markets.
With respect to the financial sponsors and alternative funds, the bank has proven to be a major player over the last decade, pioneering plain vanilla as well as complex capital structure solutions for its clients.
Fineurop Soditic is an independent corporate finance boutique established in 1998. Its activities range from mergers and acquisitions to debt advisory and acquisition financing.
Headquartered in Milan, Fineurop Soditic has an extensive international network and it has successfully concluded over 400 domestic and cross border transactions, with family owned businesses, large corporates and private equity firms. Fineurop Soditic has established a position as a leading player in the Italian market with a particular focus on mid-sized businesses. It is an Associate Member of AIFI (Italian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association) and of the World M&A Alliance (international cooperation of independent M&A advisory firms).
goetzpartners is an independent advisory firm for all key issues of entrepreneurial activity: strategy, M&A and transformation. This unique approach makes clients measurably more successful. The combination of corporate finance and management consulting creates sustainable added value when determining valid courses of action, reaching decisions and implementing them. Boasting a vast wealth of business experience, goetzpartners advises clients in all key industries worldwide.
goetzpartners’ Private Equity practice advises leading PE firms offering global integrated and highly specialized services along the entire investment horizon of a financial investor. With a worldwide network of experienced professionals, the firm offers a unique combination of management consulting and corporate finance services to PE clients, leveraging in-depth expertise in the main industries, including business services, energy, financial institutions, healthcare, industrials and automotive, retail and consumer goods and TMT.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services. For more information, visit www.kroll.com.
Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximises value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.
UniCredit is and will remain a simple successful pan-European commercial bank, with a fully plugged in Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to our extensive client franchise.
UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking serves 1,500 multinational corporates and key financial institutions and supports the group’s corporate banking units in delivering services to 600,000 corporate and public sector clients. We also deliver investment solutions for UniCredit’s retail and private banking clients.
By focusing on banking that matters, we offer local and international expertise, providing unparalleled access to market leading products and services in 14 core markets through our European banking network and another 18 countries worldwide.
At home throughout Europe, we are the partner of choice for our clients’ increasingly sophisticated demand for Corporate Banking and Transaction Services, Structured Finance, Capital Markets and Investment Products. We offer local expertise as well as international reach and accompany our clients globally. We are a leading corporate lender and underwriter in Europe with over EUR 300 billion of loans to clients. As a leader in Debt and Trade Finance, we consistently rank in the top three positions in league tables for Combined Loans and Bonds in Euros and are recognised as a Trade Finance Powerhouse in Western, Central and Eastern Europe.
Through sustainable business growth, we ensure UniCredit remains a pan-European winner.