Marzio Ciani

Title: Senior Counsel
Office: Milan
Languages: English, Italian

Marzio Ciani is a Capital Markets expert who worked for several years with a leading US law firm in Rome, Milan and New York assisting underwriters and issuers in some of the most significant equity capital markets transactions of the recent past, including public offers and listings on Borsa Italiana and the New York Stock Exchange, tender offers and exchange offers, rights offerings, private placements to institutional investors and employee offers. Marzio Ciani has considerable experience also in debt capital markets transactions including high yield offers, convertible and exchangeable bonds, European Medium Term Notes programs, US shelf take-downs and issuances of asset-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. Marzio Ciani regularly assists Italian and foreign clients in connection with public offer rules and available exemptions under Italian and US securities law and foreign banks in establishing branches or secondary offices in Italy.

Marzio Ciani is mentioned in Chambers and Partners as follows: “he is a very skilled capital markets lawyer with a good deal of experience in M&A for listed companies and cross-border transactions“, “problem solving-oriented and very dedicated” (2022), “very experienced in international capital markets transactions” (2020), “tough but fair negotiator” (2019), “has strong technical skills and respects deadlines and he is singled out for his ability to work on both the international and Italian sides of an equity capital markets deal” (2015). The Legal 500 quotes clients saying: “I really appreciated Marzio Ciani’s professionalism, as well as his listening and problem-solving skills”, “I very much appreciated the great flexibility, availability and competence shown by the firm’s partners, specifically senior counsel Marzio Ciani” (2022).