Our Business


Lyra Partners offers financial advice on mid-market M&A (mergers, acquisitions and asset disposals) for a wide range of clients, including Italian and international companies, private equity funds and private investors.

Lyra Partners’ services include:

  • identification of strategic options and feasibility study
  • identification of targets or potential buyers
  • advice on valuation, deal structure and negotiating tactics
  • advice on the financing structure and on sources of financing
  • assistance in all phases of the negotiation process and support in the preparation of contractual documentation


Lyra Partners advices its clients on raising debt facilities to support acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, capital expenditures, project financing and capital structures’ optimisation.

Lyra Partners’ services include:

  • preliminary analysis of capital needs
  • definition of the most efficient capital structure
  • appropriate debt facility
  • drafting of term sheet
  • selection of lending counterparties
  • assistance in negotiation
  • support in managing post-deal relationship with debt providers with particular attention to covenants and obligations deriving from the financing contracts


In distressed situations, Lyra Partners provides financial advisory for debt restructuring and redefinition of capital structure.

Lyra Partners’ services include:

  • analysis and definition of an optimal and sustainable financial structure
  • review of industrial and financial portfolio
  • assessment and implementation of value creation strategies
  • preparation of financial restructuring plans for use in court-led or reditor–agreed procedures
  • assistance in renegotiating terms and conditions of outstanding debt and raising of new debt facilities

Lyra Partners also provides assistance to private companies that need to reorganize their shareholding structure (i.e. family transition, management buy in, etc. ).



Lyra Partners can support its clients with additional professional services including:

  • valuation of companies, business units and brands
  • fairness opinions
  • impairment tests
  • analysis and review of business plans