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Marco Marazzi

Partner
Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Marco Marazzi is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Milan office. He frequently advises European and Chinese clients on private and public M&A transactions, focusing on the manufacturing and financial services sectors.

Practice Focus

Mr. Marazzi’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, and mergers and acquisitions in China and Europe. Over his 20 years of experience, he has worked on a number of bilateral investment projects, and advised on a variety of legal matters such as technology licensing and real estate issues.

Representative Legal Matters

China outbound/Europe

  • Advised New United Group on the acquisition of a machinery manufacturer in Italy.

  • Advised TCK, a Chinese-Indonesian company, on the acquisition of an Italian sportswear company.

  • Advised TECO, on the acquisition of a motor manufacturer in Italy.

  • Advised a major Chinese automobile manufacturer on the disposal of its shares in an Italian design company.

  • Advised a Japanese investor on the acquisition of a pump manufacturer in Italy. 

China inbound

  • Advised AXA  on the USD1.2 billion sale of its shares in Taikang Life to a consortium of investors.

  • Advised AXA on its bancassurance joint venture with ICBC.

  • Advised ArcelorMittal  on the acquisition of a PRC-listed company and its subsidiaries, and on the subsequent private placement of shares in the same listed company.

  • Advised ArcelorMittal on the set up of two large joint venture companies for the production of automotive steel sheets and electrical steel.

  • Advised Metro AG and its subsidiary Media-Saturn on the establishment of a number of consumer electronic stores in China and related real estate matters. 

Professional Honors

  • Leading Lawyer, Corporate/M&A, China, Chambers Global, 2009-2013

  • Leading Lawyer, Corporate/M&A, Chambers Asia, 2009-2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rome Bar Association

Admissions

  • Italy (1999)

Education

  • Tufts University (M.A. International Law and Diplomacy) (2008)
  • University of Rome (J.D.) (1996)
  • University of Rome (Political Science Degree) (1992)

Languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • Mandarin

Previous Offices

  • Hong Kong
  • Shanghai