At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.
Demonstrating genuine leadership is more important to us than size or short term revenue growth. To achieve our aim to be recognised as the ‘the leading professional services firm’ we must be innovative, responsible and attract outstanding people.
Our strategy is therefore built around five priorities:
be technology enabled;
deliver exceptional value to our clients;
empower our people;
lead by example;
invest in sustainable growth.
Attracting the right talent continues to be paramount and as a progressive employer we will continue to develop a diverse and agile workforce.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has been a leader in the legal profession for more than 70 years. Our lawyers, who operate in 16 offices in major global financial centers, work together across practices, industries, and jurisdictions to provide clients with clear, actionable approaches to their most complex legal and business challenges.
Founded in 1946, our firm has grown to over 1,200 lawyers from more than 50 countries.
We support every client relationship with intellectual agility, commercial acumen, and a human touch. We have a proven track record for serving with innovation. We are fluent in the many languages of local and global business. And we have achieved consistent success in multiple jurisdictions.
Global corporations, financial institutions, sovereign governments, local businesses, and individuals come to us for consistently practical and forward-looking advice.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.
The firm in Italy is made up of over 200 professionals based in Milan and Rome. Our professionals offer all the advantages of a global team, combining strong knowledge and experience of the international business environment, with a multi-jurisdictional and a full service approach.
Our cross-disciplinary team approach delivers solutions quickly, efficiently, and with an integrated perspective of business needs and the legal environment in which clients operate.
Thanks to the deep understanding our professionals have of our clients' business, the service that our firm offers is also characterized according to the sectors in which they operate. In particular, but not limited to, our lawyers work across the following major industry sectors: Financial Services; Energy; Fashion, Retail & Design; Insurance; Life Sciences; Health & Social Care; Media, Sports & Entertainment; Private Clients; Real Estate and Technology.
This is positively influenced by the constant knowledge sharing and collaboration amongst the teams operating within our departments: Corporate, Employment, Finance & Projects, Intellectual Property &Technology, Litigation & Regulatory, Real Estate and Tax.
DLA Piper Italy's successes are constantly being recognised by the main domestic and international legal directories as well as by various legal media players.
Hogan Lovells is one of the world's leading global legal practices. The leveraged finance team has a reputation as a key player at the top end of mid-market sponsor-backed financings. In particular, the team has played a leading role in the development of the unitranche market and regularly advises lender and borrower clients on unitranche and other mid-market financing structures. Examples of our recent experience include:
Advising Permira and Investec as the unitranche and super senior lenders on the refinancing of the debt facilities of the Autovista Group
Advising Avenue Capital, Northleaf Capital and HSBC on the financing for the acquisition by Vitruvian of the aviation data services business of AXIO Aviation and OAG
Advising Ares Management and Santander on the financing for the acquisition of Timico Technologies by Lyceum Capital
Advising Barings on the unitranche facility to support the acquisition of Michell Instruments by Battery Ventures
Advising Alcentra and RBS on the financing of Equistone's acquisition of Apogee Group
We have one of the largest and most diverse banking practices of any leading international firm, with over 100 banking lawyers across Europe, including from our offices in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Leonardo & Co. is a financial advisory firm with expertise in corporate finance, M&A, capital markets, and financial restructuring that serves SME and large-cap companies, private equity firms and families in Italy and across Europe. Leonardo & Co. operates in association with Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank with offices across Europe, the United States and the Asia-Pacific region. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of Leonardo & Co. and Houlihan Lokey’s commitment to client success across their advisory services.