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Mergers & Acquisitions


PG Legal provides expert assistance in mergers & acquisitions at both the domestic and international level. We have assisted foreign investors in numerous transactions, including privatisation projects of the Italian Government in the steel industry, insurance and energy sector. Our lawyers assist international clients in transactions carried out on a pan-European basis, as well as Italian clients expanding their business abroad.

What clients say

PG Legal's "lawyers work "around the clock" to ensure top quality legal advice combined with business sense to ensure the clients meet their targets" - The Legal 500, EMEA, Mergers & Acquisitions

"The firm has developed strong expertise in the areas of Corporate and M&A acting on 10 M&A transactions ranging from 30 million to 150 million euros in the first six months" - The Legal 500, EMEA

 The Legal 500 EMEA Leading Firm 2012



Our experience of M&A work:


  • we have led and project managed one of the most significant transactions in the Italian steel industry that involved the acquisition by Metinvest Holding LLC, a privately owned Ukrainian conglomerate, of an Italian steel group with steel plants in Italy and i the United Kingdom as well as trading companies in several European countries
  • in connection with the acquisition of this steel group, we have also been involved in all aspects of the financig of this transaction through a LBO with BNP Paribas and ABN Amro Bank as the leading arrangers of the acquisition finance
  • we have represented Element Power, US private equity fund, in the acquisitions of project companies in the renewable energy business
  • acquisition by an investment company of a consultancy company, previously part of a leading Italian banking group
  • acquisition by a New Zealand group operating in the field of milk and milk derivatives of equity in an Italian company
  • acquisition by a listed US company of an Italian company manufacturing food sterilization equipment
  • acquisition by an international CRS (central reservation system) of a leading Italian company operating in the on-line travel and tourism business
  • acquisition by a leading Danish energy plants manufacturer of Italian company owned by Italian State owned group
  • acquisition by transport  and shipping multinational of participatio into an Italian company that owns concession for container terminal in Southern Italy
  • acquisition in multiple jurisdictions carried out by US company of a large US undertaking present in several EU countries
  • advice on Italian law issues in a merger between two international insurance undertakings with Italian subsidiaries
  • merger between two German companies with Italian subsidiaries in the biotech sector
  • acquisition by leading US company in the medical devices industry of several companies and businesses in Italy
  • acquisition by US software multinational of assets of Italian companies
  • advising a leading Italian watch and sports apparel manufacturer in acquisition by international fund specializing in the luxury good sector
  • advising banks and international funds in M&A operations
  • advising international insurance undertaking in acquisition of Italian companies and distributors
  • we have asssited a German corporate client in the acquisition of a medium sized Italian company specialized in construction material and services located in Northern Italy
  • we have assisted an austrian company in the acquisition of a medium sized Italian company located in Northern Italy specialized in industrial testing and certification equipment
  • we have assisted a German corporate client in the acquisition of a medium sized Italian company specialized in the construction of measurement equipment
  • we have assisted a German investor in the acquisition of a Solar PV portfolio



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