Mergers and Acquisitions

The Firm provides legal assistance with regard to highly sophisticated corporate operations at both national and international level: domestic and cross-border mergers, leveraged buyout, sale and purchase of shares or businesses, joint ventures, privatizations, private equity transactions, spin offs, restructuring.

The solid experience of the Firm at the international level allows it to provide consultancy services to both Italian clients, who want to operate business abroad, and to foreign clients, who want to make corporate transactions in Italy. The ordinary activities as well as the extraordinary operations are subject of an extensive analysis conducted by the Firm also through the collaboration and coordination with the corporate, banking and financial law, antitrust, intellectual property and administrative law teams.

Santa Maria Law Firm grants the highest level of assistance and professionality to both global multinationals and to middle-size companies, advising its clients also in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.

In addition, the corporate team regularly deals with issues related to corporate governance, collaborating with the professionals of the litigation and arbitration team.


Included capabilities

  • Mergers and Acquisitions of shares and/or business
  • Private Equity
  • Demergers
  • Joint Ventures
  • Extraordinary administration
  • Insolvency procedures
  • Winding-up
  • Takeover bids
  • Corporate governance and corporate secretarial
  • Commercial contracts (domestic and international)