Mattia BertiSenior Partner

"When the sea was calm all shipsshowed mastership in floating."

William Shakespeare | Playwright

Mattia Berti was born in Bologna on 31 May 1968 and graduated with a degree in Business and Economics in 1992, and in Law in 1998. He began his career as a chartered accountant in 1994. Since 2003, he has overseen Studio La Croce’s Bologna office, where he is now a senior partner.He mainly deals with extraordinary corporate restructuring transactions, M&As, and debt restructuring and turnaround transactions, including within the context of insolvency proceedings. He frequently takes up positions in listed and supervised companies as a director, liquidator and auditor. He also receives legal appointments from several courts as an expert assessor, insolvency administrator and court-appointed liquidator in arrangements with creditors, as well as official receiver in civil and criminal proceedings.He has taught at the University of Ferrara since 2015, where he is now a visiting professor on the Business Auditing course.

Areas of Expertise

  • Company crises and insolvency proceedings
  • Company liquidation
  • Business consultancy
  • Extraordinary transactions - M&A
  • Litigation
  • Forensic
  • Business contract management
  • Business valuations and technical advice

  • Italian
  • English

  • Business and Economics (cum laude) degree from the University of Bologna in 1992.
  • Qualified to practice as a chartered accountant in 1993.
  • Law (cum laude) degree from the University of Bologna -Alma Mater Studiorum - in 1998.
  • Registered with the Association of Statutory Auditors in 1999.
Publications and Teaching Roles

  • He is a visiting professor on the Business Auditing course at the University of Ferrara (Department of Business Management and Economics).
  • He holds seminars on Professional Business Management and Economics Techniques at the University of Ferrara, focusing specifically on the subject of extraordinary corporate transactions.
  • During the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years, he was visiting professor on the “financial statements: techniques and analysis” module at the University of Ferrara (Department of Law).
  • He lectures on business crises at the Scuola Superiore della Magistratura (SSM).
  • Author of the chapters “Ruolo, compiti e responsabilità dell’attestatore nel concordato preventivo” and “La transazione fiscale” in L’impresa in crisi (edited by G. Disegni) (Giappichelli, 2014).
  • Author of the chapters “La lesione nella prospettiva della società fallita e nelle valutazioni del curatore” and “Azioni di responsabilità e concordato preventivo: il contenuto del piano ed il ruolo dell’attestatore” in Le azioni di responsabilità nelle procedure concorsuali (edited by L. Balestra) (Giuffrè, 2016).
  • Author of the chapter "Liability actions and composition with creditors: the content of the plan and the role of the attestor", in L. Balestra and M. Martino (edited by), "Business crisis and liability in joint-stock companies" ( ed. Giuffrè 2022)
  • Author of various articles on insolvency for the online magazine Il Fallimentarista.
  • He frequently intervenes as a lecturer or speaker in courses and conferences, especially in the field of company crises and auditing

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