Ian Tully is an EMEA lead of our Life Sciences Group and a partner in the Corporate Practice in our Milan office.
Dual-qualified in Italy and the UK, Ian’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, often with a cross-border element. In addition to his heavy involvement in the energy sector, Ian has significant experience in the automotive, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
Ian regularly advises clients on international commercial contracts, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance transactions. He has particular experience in Italy and the UK, and has advised on many trans-European transactions. He is notable for his cultural sensitivity, practical approach and negotiation skills.
Ian has represented a range of companies on joint ventures; share and asset purchase and sale transactions; corporate restructurings; debt and equity capital-raising transactions; corporate governance issues; partnership agreements; licensing and sales agreements; technical assistance agreements; research and development agreements; product supply and toll manufacturing agreements; and distribution and agency agreements.
Many of Ian’s M&A transactions are in the pharmaceutical, medical device and wider healthcare industry – a sector in which he has built a reputation of significant industry expertise.