Sergio Anania


Sergio is a partner in the corporate team in Milan.

Sergio advises companies and banks – both Italian and international – on mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions related to the sale of non-performing assets and mortgage loans of banks and reorganizations, both domestic and international.

Over the recent years, Sergio has gained considerable experience in the banking sector in acquisition finance and project finance.

Recently, he has also been involved in a number of debt restructuring transactions assisting both companies and banks.

Sergio also advises Italian family companies and family offices on the issuance of Italian minibonds and has recently served as an Administrator in a US probate proceeding.

Since 2018, he has been advising a series of participants in the start-up sector, as well as collaborating successfully with two major international accelerators in connection with their challenging projects . As a result, he is now recognised as a point of reference in the Italian start-up world.

Secretary Elena Cattelan


Sergio Anania is ‘appreciated for his business knowledge’.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2018

‘Sergio Anania has built an excellent team of capable professionals, who are strongly focused on international legal matters.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

‘Sergio Anania has excellent business vision, combined with legal expertise.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

‘Sergio Anania has excellent understanding of business needs and problem solving; he simplifies complex legal aspects, is fast, and of real help during negotiations.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

Track record



Assisted Recornea, a medtech company active in the field of ophthalmology who have developed new implantable medical devices, in its latest investment round, managing the entrance of the VC Entrepreneur First, one of the world’s leading talent investors.

Assisted Officine Mak in the purchase the ex- Idalium area of Vimodrone from Prelios. The total investment for the purchase of the area, the project, the redevelopment activity and the building works amounted to EUR 50 M approximately.

Assisted three Italian companies which owned veterinary clinics in the sale of 100% of their shares to VetPartners, an English private equity fund, which recently took over 380 veterinary clinics in the UK. He negotiated the management agreements between the target companies and each of the former owners who became the medical directors of the clinics.

Italy, 1988

Sergio often takes part in seminars and round tables on corporate finance issues. Recently, he has been actively involved in seminars and events on start-ups, business accelerators and angel investors and organizes special events and networking meetings with major players in the sector.

‘Rapporto Banca-Impresa: Il Ruolo Del Professionista Specializzato In Banking & Rating Advisory’ , webinar organized by Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti di Milano – July 2020

‘Famiglia e Fiscalità’ (Business, Family and Taxes), seminar at Banca Mediolanum - July 2014



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