A multi-office Goodwin team has advised Arma Partners (“Arma”), the pre-eminent independent financial advisory firm in Europe focussed on companies, investors and entrepreneurs active in the global Digital Economy, on its strategic agreement with Mediobanca, under which Mediobanca will acquire Arma to form a leading franchise in the corporate and institutional banking division.

Arma Partners provides independent corporate finance advice to leading companies and Private Equity funds throughout the entire corporate lifecycle, from raising private capital for fast-growing founder- led and venture-backed businesses to complex cross-border M&A deals for Private Equity investors and global public companies.

The Mediobanca group is a premier specialized financial group offering Wealth Management, Consumer Banking and Corporate & Investment Banking services.

The Goodwin team was led by Gemma Roberts and Tessa Agar and included Oliver Murphy and Caitlin Chan (UK Corporate), Ajay PathakKatie Leah and Matthew Birchall (UK Tax), Andrew Henderson (UK Regulatory), Thomas J. LaFond and Keith Kessinger (US Corporate), George Davis (US Tax), Nicholas Losurdo and Christopher Grobbel (US Regulatory) and Sebastian Walczak and Silvia Rava (Germany Corporate).

For more details, please read the press release or see the article in the Financial Times.