Strongly committed to understanding our clients’ business needs and ensuring their success in the environments they compete in, we provide counsel to domestic and international enterprises, private equity funds and investors, banks, alternative asset managers and other financial service providers, offering them a bespoke solution in all fields of business law.
Our core areas of practice are private equity and funds, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and financial services. Our practice range also covers most other fields of corporate and business law and excels by applying Swiss precision, with an international focus and Italian elegance.
We believe that our collective perspectives in sophisticated financial marketplaces, including New York, Hong Kong, London, Paris, Zurich and Brussels, and our international approach to the practice of law, make us uniquely qualified to provide effective and superior advice to our clients.
Our Private Equity and Alternative Investment Funds practice encompasses assisting international investors and domestic and foreign fund sponsors in connection with the formation and structuring of onshore and offshore investment funds, international fundraising and financing activities as well as the structuring, maintenance and disposition of portfolio investments.
In a nutshell, we assist fund sponsor clients and their portfolio companies on all aspects of their investments, from the deal structuring to the execution of the exit strategy.
During the lifetime of a fund, we closely collaborate with our clients regarding regulatory, tax, corporate, investment-, investor-, and business-related matters at all levels of a corporate structure, including co-investments activities, financing and restructuring.
Our Corporate, Business Law and M&A practice encompasses assisting our clients on strategy, the formation of investment vehicles, the structuring of acquisitions and dispositions, in connection with a wide range of domestic and cross-border deals and financing models.
We assist enterprises and financial institutions in all extraordinary corporate transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, public M&A transactions, public-to-private deals and equity financing.
Of course, we also offer to our clients counsel in connection with ongoing corporate, administrative and business matters, the structuring of governance asset, compliance with regulatory requirements, the structuring of organization and management models required under Legislative Decree 231/2001 and antitrust issues.
Our Corporate Finance and Financial Services practice encompasses assisting alternative asset managers, banks, other financial intermediaries, underwriters and shareholders in transactional and advisory matters.
Our expertise covers a full range of areas including international offerings, issuance of various types of equity, debt and hybrid securities as well as regulatory matters in relation to asset managers and financial institutions.
As part of our Venture Capital and Innovation practice, we accompany our clients in their investment business projects, with a special focus on growth and value generation.
Joint Venture, Start-Ups and Funds
In addition to our venture capital onshore and offshore funds formation's practice, we assist investors, growing start-ups and other venture capital's players in the generation and organization of their investment ideas and activities, the raising of capitals and the structuring of their relationships with counterparts.
Biotechnology and Renewable Energy
We are greatly experienced in the assistance of joint ventures to finance R&D in the strategic industry of biotechnology and in the structuring of underlying investments. Furthermore, we put our legal and commercial expertise at the service of international clients, leaders in the sector of renewable energy and assist them in the development and the furtherance of their strategies and projects, including licenses, constructions and grants.
Business practice and its sectors are always expanding and meandering into novel directions. Each new sector grows from a tentative toddler to a swaggery teenager (and, sometimes, to a confident adult).
As expert counselors, we follow this development very closely and are excited by new challenges, regardless of whether this requires a further training effort on our part.
Our office is located in Milan at Via Alessandro Manzoni 43, next to La Scala theatre and the artistic Brera neighborhood. The nearest underground stations are Montenapoleone (located on the Yellow Line) and Duomo (located on the Red Line).
A cab from the Central train station, Linate airport or Malpensa airport would take ca. 10 minutes, 20 minutes and 45 minutes, respectively.
CP-DL Capolino-Perlingieri & Leone
Via Alessandro Manzoni 43
tel. +39 02 8905 0320
Here is a small selection of our recent appearances in the specialized press and contributions to the development of international regulations: