Raylaw has gained experience in advising domestic and international investors (private equity houses, AIFMs, holding companies, etc.) with regards to structuring and completing leveraged and management buy-outs, as well as on secondary buy-outs.

This experience allows the team of qualified lawyers to assist clients acting during the entire buy-out process: from financing to the acquisition, the merger of the NewCo (or any other alternative structures), the management of any post-closing activity, the relationships with minority and majority shareholders, the grow-up of the target through add-on processes, up to the exit of the investors through sale or listing.

Raylaw has a specific expertise on private equity secondaries and, in particular, on the sale and purchase, on behalf of financial institutions or domestic management teams, of portfolio of companies held by private equity funds, stakes in private equity funds (venture capital and mezzanine), stakes in vehicles controlling private equity funds and management companies (Italian SGRs, AIFMs and limited partnerships).

Furthermore, Raylaw advises domestic and international clients on the setting-up of private equity funds, also through multi-jurisdictional structures, on the regulatory process before the competent authorities and on the implementation of the relevant legal structure.