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Carlo Scaglioni focuses his practice on mergers and acquisition, joint ventures, and commercial contracts. Carlo represents Italian and foreign companies in the pharmaceutical, automotive, Private Equity and Energy sectors in both domestic and cross-border transactions as well as in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.


  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Cross border transactions
  • Joint ventures
  • Pharmaceutical, medical devices and health care
  • Energy
  • Commercial and distribution agreements



  • Assisted a leading Italian energy company in the negotiation of a joint venture with another Italian energy player focused on energy, water, and environmental services, aiming the main business scope to build a state-of-art environmental platform for the waste pre-treatment solution located near Ravenna (Ponticelle Area).
  • Assisted an Italian Private Equity fund in the sale of an Italian health care group to another private equity fund. The transaction has also included the reinvestment by some former shareholders in the acquiring entity and the carve out of the business unit related to the distribution of certain products to be used in neurosurgery to a newco.
  • Assisted, together with the Tokyo and Amsterdam offices, a Japanese company active in health care solutions and life science, in its acquisition of a leading European group that develops, manufactures, and supplies high tech automation and consumables to the health care industry, mainly dedicated for the histo-pathology sector.
  • Assisted an international real estate operator in the acquisition of 100% of the entire capital share of a company which was the owner of a transshipment plant of more than 29,000 square meters, with 80 loading bays, on approximately 144,000 square meters, located in Milan.
  • Assisted a wholly owned subsidiary of a pharmaceutical Chinese company, in its investment of a developer of novel Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) systems for the treatment of mitral valve disease.
  • Assisted a leading pharmaceutical Italian company in the negotiation of an Orderly Transfer Framework Agreement that regulates, among others, the exit of a leading pharmaceutical Japanese company, the measures for the financial sustainability of the JVCo after Japanese company’s exit, all the ancillary agreements necessary to the orderly transfer without disruption of the manufacturing and commercial activities managed by the JVCo to the fully owned subsidiary of the client based in Japan.
  • Assisted a company controlled by a leading Italian energy company in a joint-venture with another Italian Energy player concerning the realization of a plant consisting of a waste pre-treatment plant, a waste-to-energy plant, and a liquid waste treatment plant, located in Sannazzaro (Pavia), aiming the scope to manage both waste from industrial activities produced by the parties and waste produced by third-party operators.
  • Assisted in relation to the investment, by an affiliate of a leading Italian energy company, in the corporate capital of a company active in the context of the realization of a project consisting in the construction and running of a plant for: (i) biogas capture; (ii) upgrading of biogas to biomethane; and (iii) refining of landfill gas, at one landfill located in the South of Italy.
  • Assisted a primary U.S.-based private equity fund in the acquisition of an Italian bank.°
  • Assisted a U.S. corporation in the creation of a joint venture for plating and machining of engine components in Italy.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Scaglioni prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Legal 500 EMEA
    • "Corporate and M&A–Italy," 2019, 2022 - 2024
    • "Energy–Italy," 2024
  • Member, Milan Bar Association, 2002-Present
  • Member, New York Bar Association, 2008-Present
  • Member International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of International Distribution Institute (IDI)


  • LL.M., Corporations, New York University
  • J.D., University of Milan
  • Italy (admitted to Supreme Court)
  • New York
  • Italian, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • German, Conversational