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LMCR / Studio Legale

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Advises a collection of clients active in the manufacturing, financial services, private equity, energy and shipping spheres. Provides wide-ranging skills encompassing corporate governance, acquisitions and mergers. Also adept at handling joint ventures, share deals and disposals.

Strengths

One interviewee lauds the team's client care, saying: "They provide very clear communication and great specific know-how."

Another interviewee values the team's internal collaboration, affirming: "There is good information exchange and they are very flexible."

Work highlights

Advised United Petfood on the acquisition of the entire share holding of Effeffe and its subsidiary Pet 360.

Notable practitioners

Elmar Zwick assists listed and privately-owned companies with acquisitions and divestments. He frequently acts for clients from the manufacturing sector, as well as private equity firms.

Massimo La Torre remains busy with acquisitions and disposals of shares, as well as joint ventures. "He is bright and precise, and has a very commercial attitude," reports one interviewee.

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Overview

Team information

Partners in the practice area: Massimo La Torre, Roberto Rio.

Number of associates in the team: 11

Our corporate practice

Our corporate group focuses on M&A and corporate law for public and private industrial players and financial institutions (both domestic and international), as well as on private equity transactions. All members of the team are highly qualified, having acquired in the past specialist experience in large-scale international firms or in high-profile domestic firms.

Partners’ Background

Massimo La Torre has a wide experience in M&A and private equity work, developed by assisting over the years many listed and unlisted industrial and banking groups (both domestic and multinational), as well as private equity funds. He was a partner of Clifford Chance LLP from 2002 to 2009.

Roberto Rio is also specialised in M&A and private equity work. He was a partner of Clifford Chance LLP from 2001 to 2005 and then a partner of Grimaldi e Associati until 2011.

Members

La Torre, Massimo

Rio, Roberto

Romano, Angelo

Zwick, Elmar

Clients

Doppel Farmaceutici, Cortemaggiore (Piacenza), Italy

Duvel Moortgat Groep, Puurs, Belgium

Giochi Preziosi, Cogliate (Milan), Italy

Ladurner Ambiente, Bolzano, Italy

Mandarin Capital Partners, Milan, Italy

Nidec Motor Corporation, Pordenone, Italy

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, Miami, Florida

Trilantic Europe

United Petfood Producers, Belgium

Waterland Private Equity, Antwerpen, Belgium

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Consumer goods

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Corporate/M&A Department

LMCR / Studio Legale

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Department location

Piazza Duse, 1

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20122

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Elmar Zwick
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Massimo La Torre
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