Alberto is a partner heading the Bird & Bird Corporate Group in Italy and member of the international corporate group’s steering committee. Alberto devotes his time mainly to mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Jointly with his team, he drafts, reviews and negotiates all the relevant agreements including, in particular, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, merger and de-merger deeds, and shareholders agreements incorporation. Alberto has gained a specific experience in the field of capital markets where he assists clients, in addition to their day-to-day legal issues, in respect to capital increases, initial public offerings and public tender offers. Alberto acts for a number of Italian and international clients operating in different sectors, such as in particular players of the life sciences, renewable energy and banking and financial industries. His practice extends to advising Italian listed companies. Alberto is one of the founding partners of the Bird & Bird offices in Italy. He is also member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Group and in this role he acts for banks and other lenders, debtor companies and their boards and trade creditors. In particular, he handles recovery plans according to the alternatives provided by the Italian Bankruptcy Law (articles 67 and 182-bis of R.D. n. 267/1942). Alberto’s mother tongue is Italian and he is also fluent in English.