Sergio Anania


Sergio is a partner in the corporate team in Milan.

Sergio specialises in M&A, corporate finance, banking and finance and restructuring transactions, with a particular expertise on matters involving cross-border issues.

In the recent years he has also developed a special expertise in the real estate sector, assisting clients with their complex development and expansion projects.

His clients include Italian and international companies, family businesses and banks whom he advises on both domestic and cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, consolidations, and other corporate finance transactions. In particular he assists pools of banks and borrowers with their restructuring requirements.

Since 2018, he has been advising many players in the start-up sector, also engaging in a challenging and successful cooperation with two major international accelerators. He is therefore recognised as one of the points of references in the start-up world in Italy.


Sergio Anania is ‘appreciated for his business knowledge’.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2018

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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