Francesco Florio

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Mr Francesco Florio specializes in M&A and Private Equity deals, advising on acquisitions of majority and minority stakes, mergers, demergers, JV agreements, real estate deals and other extraordinary transactions. He has assisted major national and international private equity funds and corporation in some of the largest deals concluded in Italy and Europe in the last few years, being recognized for his knowledgeable and hands on approach. Thanks also to extensive working experience abroad, both in London and in Madrid, Francesco has gained outstanding experience in dealing with complex multi-jurisdictional transactions. His clients’ portfolio includes Italian and foreign private equity firms, listed and unlisted corporations, financial institutions, and family-owned businesses (including some family offices). Francesco is also in charge in strengthening Legance’s relationships with firms and clients based in UK, Spain and India and has authored several legal publications on corporate law, private equity, and M&A.

Francesco Florio is mentioned by The Legal 500 in the Private Equity sector as follows: Francesco Florio is simply the best lawyer around. Excellent problem solver” (2024).

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