Marco Nicolini is Equity Partner at Alma LED and Head of the Corporate M&A team.
He was a Founding Partner of Alma STA and previously Head of the Italian M&A and Private Equity department and member of the Italian Management Board of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Founding Partner of the law firm Tonucci e Partners. Marco provides legal assistance in corporate transactions and M&A and is international advisor to leading multinationals.
He has more than 30 years of experience in providing out-of-court and contractual advice and assistance to institutional investors in real estate and finance, with particular reference to real estate and infrastructure development transactions and related financing. Thanks to his experience in corporate matters, he has been involved in numerous M&A projects concerning acquisitions and divestments of Italian companies by Italian and foreign investors. In this context, his activities include setting up joint ventures, drafting shareholders’ agreements, corporate reorganisation, project finance, leasing agreements, banking and financial advisory and capital markets transactions. Marco has also been involved in numerous transactions in the Real Estate, Energy & Infrastructure sector, in particular in various acquisitions of assets or companies in the infrastructure sector, including both renewable and non-renewable energy plants.
Marco has assisted Italian and foreign companies in listing on regulated markets, in the initial public offering of shares, and in the placement of securities and bonds, dealing with legal aspects; he has also handled relations with the relevant supervisory authorities, in particular Consob and Borsa Italiana.
He provided legal assistance to the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) in the activities related to the recapitalisation and capital strengthening of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena as well as the sale of the shareholding held by the MEF in the same, and to Cassa Depositi e Prestiti in the activities related to Fondo Rilancio, Technology Transfer and Acceleratori funds, also dealing with real estate aspects.
|Alma LED – Equity Partner
|Alma Società tra Avvocati – Founding Partner
|Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Europe LLP – Partner and Head of the Italian M&A and Private Equity department and member of the Italian Management
|Studio Legale Tonucci & Partners – Founding Partner
|LL.M., Harvard Law School
|Columbia University NYC/Amsterdam, Summer Law Program Abroad
|Degree in law, University of Sacred Heart, Milan
|Admitted before Court of Cassation in Italy
|Admitted to the bar of New York, USA
|Admitted to the Italian Bar
|Chairmain of the Supervisory Board of A.S. Roma Calcio S.r.l.
|Chairmain of the Supervisory Board of Aboca S.p.A.
|Award for Deal of the Year – Oil & Gas by Legalcommunity 2016 for the restructuring operation of Tirreno Power.
|Chairmain of the Supervisory Board of Coca Cola HBC Italia
Also member of:
- Member of the Organizing Committee of the Conference on Energy Law, promoted by the Ministry of Economic Development, the GSE – Manager of Energy Services and the University of Rome
- Member of Commissione Arbitrale della Federazione Europea di Nuoto
- Chairmain of the Supervisory Body of the Borsa Elettrica
- Member of the Board of Directors of Cassa di Risparmio dell’Umbria (Intesa Sanpaolo Group)
- Member of the Board of Directors of Enertad (now Erg Renew)
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