Transaction Advisory and M&A

In the course of their business lives, companies often become aware that their strategic objectives can only be achieved through operations, such as:

  • acquisitions
  • joint ventures
  • disposals
  • management buy-outs
  • buy-ins
  • fundraisings
  • takeover bids
  • mergers and demergers

The performance of these operations requires specific skills that RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla professionals have acquired over the past 40 years.

Our team will work with you to help you achieve your goals, irrespective of your being buyer or seller, providing a wide range of services including:

  • evaluation of business units and equity investments;
  • development of business modelling;
  • support in transaction structuring;
  • analysis of economic / financial / legal / tax implications of the proposed transaction, suggesting alternatives to minimize the associated legal and tax risks, maximize value for shareholders, identify potential exit strategies and maximize cash flow;
  • tax and legal due diligences;
  • advice and assistance in the negotiation and signature of contracts.


€ 201.6 Million Refinancing for Sonnedix with RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla

24 July 2019
RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla assisted Sonnedix in the non-recourse refinancing of a portfolio of photovoltaic plants in Italy involving Banco Santander, ING Bank, Mediocredito Italiano and Natixis as financing banks. Our activity concerned the fiscal and corporate aspects of the transaction.

RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla with Sonnedix in Purchase of 4 New Plants

10 July 2019
SONNEDIX, the global independent solar power producer (IPP), has acquired four operating solar PV plants, with a combined capacity of 4MW. The two ground-mounted and two tracker solar PV plants are located in the Apulia region of southern Italy. 

RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla with Procemsa in Sale to Investindustrial

28 June 2019
RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla assisted Farmaceutici Procemsa SPA in the sale of a majority stake in the Company to Investrindustrial. 

RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla Assists Novalux S.r.l. in Sale of Its Majority Interest to SLV GmbH

15 April 2019
RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla has assisted the shareholders of Novalux S.r.l. in the sale of a majority stake in the company to the German lighting group SLV GmbH.

With RSM, Sanlorenzo Returns to Full Italian Ownership

11 January 2019
Sanlorenzo, at the top of the world production of yachts and superyachts, is back to being totally Italian owned.

RSM alongside Sonnedix in the acquisition of 28 plants from Graziella Green Power

11 January 2019
Sonnedix, an international operator in the photovoltaic market, has signed the closing of the purchase of 28 photovoltaic plants with a total capacity of 53 MWp from Graziella Green Power spa, a company of the Graziella group specialized i

RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla at M&A Seminar as part of AIJA Annual Convention in Turin

5 October 2018
The annual  "Labour and Immigration Law Annual Conference - M&A seminar", organized by AIJA and supported by RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla has just kicked off.  

Tax News 06-07/2018

1 August 2018
TABLE OF CONTENTS   FOCUS ON TAX AND ACCOUNTING TOPICS The treatment of tax and social security receivables in bankruptcy proceedings Tax credit for advertising investments - implementation of favorable legislation Tax deadlines  

RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla Assists Sonnedix in Refinancing Eur 157.8 M of Debt

31 July 2018
Sonnedix announces the refinancing of a portfolio of 23 photovoltaic plants in Italy, for a total of 47.3 MW of installed capacity

How can we help you?

Contact RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla by phone at

Milano: +39 02 89095151

Torino: +39 011 561 32 82 

Roma:  +39 06 5754963 

or email your questions, comments, or proposal requests.