Cristina Cengia

Corporate, Finance and Capital Market | Head of International


Cristina spent her professional activities in the role of general counsel in a listed holding company and, from 1998 to 2004, she was associate at the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

She has gained an extensive experience in corporate finance transactions (corporate reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions, public purchase and exchange offers, leveraged buyout) on behalf of industrial and financial groups, private equity and venture capital funds, as well as in capital markets and project finance transactions.

Graduated in Law at the University of Milan, she has been visiting lecturer at the Commercial Law Department of the same university. She is author of several publications concerning commercial law issues.

Cristina has been awarded as "Lawyer of the Year - Project Finance" during the LOY Awards 2017. She is a member of the AIFI's (Italian association of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Private Debt) "Tax & Legal" and "M&A" Commissions; she's a member of the international association ‘Union Internationale des Avocats – UIA’ as well.

Cristina, as Head of International, coordinates all the activities related to the international desks and advises Italian and foreign Clients in their development.

M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital | Corporate Governance and Compliance