Maurizio Delfino

Partner

Milan
Studio Legale Delfino e Associati
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Via Michele Barozzi, 2
20122 Milan
T +39 02 76363 1
F +39 02 76363 636
mdelfinowillkie.com
Rome
Studio Legale Delfino e Associati
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Via di Ripetta, 142
00186 Rome
T +39 06 68636 1

Maurizio Delfino founded the Italian office, named Delfino e Associati Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in 2000, and is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. His practice is focused on M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, corporate governance, and business reorganization and restructuring.

Chambers Europe (2019) and Chambers Global (2019) ranked Maurizio among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Corporate/M&A in Italy.

Maurizio is fluent in Italian, English and French.

Highlights

Maurizio Delfino founded the Italian office, named Delfino e Associati Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in 2000, and is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. His practice is focused on M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, corporate governance, and business reorganization and restructuring.

Chambers Europe (2019) and Chambers Global (2019) ranked Maurizio among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Corporate/M&A in Italy.

Maurizio is fluent in Italian, English and French.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Acting for Yilport Holding on its concession agreement with Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea (PNAIS) regarding the container terminal of the Port of Taranto
  • Acting for Contship Italia for the sale of Port of Gioia Tauro
  • Acting for Blackstone for the acquisition of Banca Intesa’s consumer lending business
  • Acting for Colony Capital in the sale of the Costa Smeralda resort in Sardinia to Qatar Holding
  • Acting for OAO Severstal in the acquisition of the Lucchini group, leader in the steel sector, and  refinancing projects 
  • Acting for TK Aluminum in respect of its restructuring and sale to FIAT
  • Acting for EDF in the takeover of Montedison and cooperation agreements with FIAT relating to Italenergia
  • Advising Questor in the acquisition of Teksid Aluminum from Fiat
  • Acting for Munich RE and Ergo in the negotiation with SAI for the acquisition of a stake in La Fondiaria (an Italian insurance company)
  • Acting for Munich Re and Ergo in the acquisition, with tender offer and squeeze out on 100% of BBV Italia S.p.A., of Bayerische Assicurazioni S.p.A. and of Bayerische Vita S.p.A.
  • Acting for Alenia/Sukhoi in respect of their joint venture and development of Superjet (a mid-size civilian aircraft)
  • Advising the Italian Treasury in respect of various privatizations

Selected Professional and Business Activities

Maurizio is admitted to practice before the Italian Court of Cassation, Council of State and Constitutional Court. He is a member of the Council for the US and Italy, the Italian Association of European Lawyers, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association (“Business Organizations” Committee and “Capital Markets Forum”).

Selected Publications and Lectures

He wrote several monographs and had numerous articles published in major law reviews in the fields of securities regulation, corporate finance, the protection of minority shareholders, and antitrust.  He is a frequent lecturer at national and international symposia in these fields.

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