Pier Luigi UnganiaSenior Partner

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Pier Luigi Ungania was born in Bologna on 8 April 1957 and graduated with a degree in Business and Economics in 1980. He began his career as a chartered accountant in 1981. He has been a senior partner at Studio La Croce’s Bologna office since 2020. In 1992, he founded Studio Associato Ungania e Zambelli with Fabio Zambelli, which became Buscaroli Ungania Zambelli e Associati in 2019. From 1980 to 1992, he worked for Studio Landi Commercialisti, where he later became a partner. He has specialised expertise in private and public companies, companies with governance structures and processes, extraordinary corporate restructuring transactions, including for listed companies, national and international corporate and tax law, including M&A transactions, business contracts, and company valuations. He has consolidated experience in business consultancy to entrepreneurs, directors and management teams at private and public SMEs, including multinational ones, with a particular focus on tax planning, intercompany relationships within corporate groups, and extraordinary finance transactions. He frequently takes up positions in private and public companies as a director, liquidator and a member on boards of statutory auditors.He has held teaching positions at the University of Ferrara since 2013, where he conducts seminars and lectures on Professional Business and Economics Techniques, with a specific focus on extraordinary transactions.He has been a director of Bologna’s Association of Chartered Accountants for three terms, as well as a treasurer for one of those terms.He has also participated in various study commissions for Bologna's Association of Chartered Accountants.

Areas of Expertise

  • Extraordinary transactions - M&A
  • Business valuations and technical advice
  • Business contract management
  • Governance
  • Company liquidation

  • Italian
  • English

  • Graduated with a degree in Business and Economics (cum laude) from the University of Bologna in 1980.
  • Qualified to practice as a chartered accountant in 1981.
  • Registered with the Association of Statutory Auditors in 1995.
  • He has conducted seminars and lectures on the subject of demergers and mergers as part of a preparatory course for the qualifying examination to become a chartered accountant, organised by the association in collaboration with the University of Bologna.
  • Since 2013, he has conducted seminars and lectures on Professional Business Management and Economic Techniques at the University of Ferrara, specialising in the subject of extraordinary corporate transactions.

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