Emanuele Trucco


Emanuele has a wide experience in private and public mergers and acquisitions, encompassing a wide range of transactions and working with Italian and international corporate clients, real estate asset managers, and private equity sponsors (including life science private capital funds).

With a practice that spans across borders, Emanuele, as US and Italian qualified attorney, is adept at navigating the complexities of both inbound and outbound deals, providing strategic legal solutions tailored to the dynamic needs of the industry.

In the realm of capital markets, Emanuele represents underwriters and corporate clients in a public and private offerings, including privatizations, initial public offerings (IPOs), public offerings, private placements, and rights offerings, including several innovative “market firsts” transactions. Emanuele's role in these transactions is not limited to the deal-making phase; he is also a trusted advisor on ongoing corporate governance and securities law matters, ensuring that his clients receive comprehensive support throughout their corporate lifecycle.


Representative matters

Dr.Max Group in (i) the acquisition of Neo Apotek S.p.A., an Italian group operating more than 130 pharmacies in Italy and (ii) the acquisition of ValueFarma S.p.A., an Italian group operating in the pharmacy business, owned by the Blixt Group.

Ferretti S.p.A., Italian issuer listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in connection with its secondary listing on the Euronext Milan, the Italian main market, and concurrent secondary institutional offering.

Qatar Investment Authority in its take private of Coima RES SIIQ S.p.A.

Dedagroup S.p.A. and its affiliates in connection with the take private of Piteco S.p.A. and subsequent sale to Zucchetti S.p.A

Pro bono

Advising Fondazione Don Gino Rigoldi in several legal matters

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of New York State Bar Association
  • Member of Ordine Avvocati of Milan
Emanuele Trucco is always very available, on specific mandates and also day to day, for advice and help
Chambers and Partners, 2024
He is really good to work with: terrifically smart and extremely careful
Chambers and Partners, 2022



Admitted to the New York Bar, 2010

Admitted to the Italian Bar, Milan, 2003


LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2003

J.D., University of Milan, 1999


English, French, Italian

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.