Michael Immordino is recognized as a top-rated lawyer with significant experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. His practice is based jointly in London and Milan.
He is frequently called upon to work with companies and investment banks, especially in connection with complex, international M&A and securities transactions.
Michael is an innovative lawyer with an ability to lead pioneering work on behalf of his clients. He has worked on many "first time" deals in the international markets and in the M&A space for Italian companies.
Michael's extensive capital markets experience covers advising investment banks and issuers in both public and private equity and debt offerings (including SEC registered, Rule 144A and Regulation S transactions). In the DCM area, he has significant experience in high yields, Eurobonds, covenanted Eurobonds, Euro Private Placements and US Private Placements. In the ECM area, he has advised on a broad range of IPOs, secondary offerings and block trades. He has also acted as counsel in numerous offerings of Italian and Spanish companies, covering most industry and financial sectors.
Michael is ranked in Band 1 in Debt Capital Markets by Chambers Global 2018 and as a "star" "US/UK qualified expert" by the same directory. He is also recognized as leading lawyer by The Legal 500 and by IFLR-1000. According to Chambers Global, clients appreciate his capacity to co-ordinate his team and his relationship skills, with one noting: "He knows all the financial players in Milan." As reported by The Legal500, Michael has "excellent knowledge of US capital increase transactions" and he is recommended in Corporate and M&A and Banking & Finance by the same publication.
CORPORATE M&A AND PRIVATE EQUITY:
Michael often heads up teams of the Firm's lawyers in cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions, including public and private negotiated acquisitions. Clients who seek his counsel in this area include companies, financial advisers and private equity funds.
He frequently acts in various cross-border M&A transactions on behalf of his clients and has assisted numerous corporates in connection with their investment activities and strategic projects.
Michael works with a diverse group of investment banks, corporate clients and private equity firms.
His investment banking clients include: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Banca IMI, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Mediobanca, Morgan Stanley and UniCredit.
Corporate clients include: Aeroporti di Roma, Amplifon, Ariston Thermo, Atlantia, Autogrill, Barilla, Cremonini, De' Longhi, Edizione Holding, Farmafactoring, Gamenet, IGT, IMA, Intesa Sanpaolo, Italiaonline, Kedrion, Kiko, Kobalt, Moby, Piaggio, Salini Impregilo, UniCredit.
He has also advised on several private equity deals for the likes of BC Partners, Carlyle, InfraCapital, Trilantic and other private equity funds.