Mr Massimo Trentino > CMS > Rome, Italy > Lawyer Profile

00184 ROME

Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Banking&Finance




Massimo Trentino joined the firm in 2017 as Partner in the Corporate M&A and Banking and Finance departments.

He provides legal consulting in complex corporate and finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and with respect to private equity, corporate finance (debt and equity), investment funds, and capital markets.
He counts the sale of the largest Italian beer producers among his major M&A operations; Private Equity assistance in acquiring a company in the textile sector; Capital Markets: listed on ETFs, UCITS and various equity companies (Borsa Italiana).


Italian, English


– Advisory Board University of Bologna Law Review
– Chairman Fondo Studenti Italiani

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Private equity

CMS‘ private equity lawyers leverage their corporate skills on investment deals; they also assist with the incorporation, structure and formation of new entities, taxation, compliance and regulatory issues. In addition, the group works closely with the firm’s finance, capital markets and competition law departments. Paolo Bonolis is regularly involved in private equity and venture capital transactions, and Massimo Trentino advises private equity funds on high-profile deals. Paolo Scarduelli focuses on private equity transactions of all types and sizes, and Pietro Cavasola is a corporate and M&A expert.

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A

In addition to advising on high-end mandates, CMS‘ Italian corporate team’s costs structure and resources enable it to handle mid-market transactions. It handles multi-jurisdictional M&A deals and is able to call upon the firm’s tax, litigation, employment and banking professionals. Pietro Cavasola‘s clients include multinationals in the energy, publishing, pharmaceutical, construction and banking sectors. Massimo Trentino advises on M&A, including for private equity funds.

Italy > Banking and finance: Bank regulatory

CMS‘ regulatory expertise covers investment services, asset management and financial and payment services. Paolo Bonolis‘ experience includes advising Italian and foreign banks and financial institutions on complex financing transactions and regulatory matters, and Massimo Trentino assists investment funds and issuers with regulatory matters. Of counsel Andrea Arcangeli is an investment management and financial services specialist, and counsel Maria Giovanna Pisani is experienced in regulatory compliance.