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Investing in the Made in Italy

Senior Management
Giovanni Gasperi / Managing Director

Giovanni Gasperi after an honours degree in business administration at Milan L. Bocconi University, began his career at an Italian M&A boutique owned by Crédit Agricole group. After an industrial experience in the Italmobiliare Group, his private equity experience began in 1995 at SOPAF, a well known independent venture capitalist and private equity investor listed on the Italian Stock Exchange. In 1998 he joined Arca Impresa Gestioni SGR, the private equity arm of the Italian asset management group ARCA, as Director and became Partner in 2000.
In 2004 he moved to ABN Amro Capital, one of the most important pan-European mid-market private equity players. At the beginning of 2007 Giovanni founded the investment company Mid Equity Partners S.p.A. and in march 2007 arranged its first deal: the MBO of Ferdinando Giordano S.p.A., the third Italian wine producer.

The most important deals, among the 14 realized and/or managed by Giovanni are:
Castelgarden, Cifa, Profumerie Limoni, Raco, Blue Spirit Gioiellerie.