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Lorenzo Corte

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Lorenzo Corte focuses his highly regarded practice on the representation of clients in cross-border M&A and joint ventures, with experience handling those in the technology, retail and energy sectors. He is co-head of the firm's London corporate group.
"He is business-minded and pragmatic in his approach to deals and has been able to timely meet client demands. Among Lorenzo’s strengths are his ability to exercise quick and good judgement, and his communication skills.""Lorenzo is an incredibly bright, knowledgeable and creative lawyer. He quickly analyses and distils highly complex issues to help us come to a commercial solution."
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Lorenzo Corte is co-head of the London M&A Group and focuses on cross-border public and private M&A transactions. His experience encompasses contested takeovers, inversions, private equity transactions, de-SPAC transactions, private sales and acquisitions, and joint ventures. He also has worked on a number of equity and debt capital markets transactions.

Mr. Corte has acted on a number of complex and/or contested takeover assignments and trans-Atlantic transactions, including:

- Adevinta ASA in its announced US$9.2 billion acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group from eBay Inc.;

- Intel Corporation’s US$15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye N.V.;

- Konecranes’ proposed all-stock merger with Terex Corporation (NYSE) and its subsequent acquisition of a division of Terex;

- VimpelCom’s (now VEON) US$30 billion exchange offer for OJSC VimpelCom and simultaneous business combination with CJSC Kiyvstar G.S.M.; and

- Arcelor in the US$22.8 billion unsolicited bid by Mittal Steel Company NV and their subsequent US$33.8 billion merger.

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