Fillippo Lardera

Filippo Lardera

Managing Director
Milan Mergers & Acquisitions Technology, Media & Telecom +39 02 3030 0708
I am dedicated to my clients' needs and provide honest and impartial advice, while anticipating potential issues and offering alternatives to get the deal done.

During his nearly 35 years in investment banking, Filippo has led a wide variety of corporate finance transactions in Italy and abroad, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), privatizations, valuations, debt restructurings and capital raisings. He has developed a unique expertise in complex divestiture projects for international corporates, often in underperforming assets.

Filippo has worked with corporates, private equity funds and financial institutions, managing several workflows simultaneously to keep up with transaction tempo. He has experience across a broad variety of industries in Italy, including luxury and lifestyle goods, apparel and specialized retail companies and technology, media and telecom.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Filippo was a managing director at Compass, Rondelli Advisers. Previously, he formed Sigma Corporate Finance, an investment banking boutique focused on M&A and private equity. Earlier, he was a managing director with GE Capital Structured Finance in London and an executive director at UBS both in London and Zurich.

Filippo earned a Master of Business Administration from the Bocconi University.

Perspectives featuring Filippo Lardera

Beauty and Apparel Sectors: Always in Vogue

Beauty and apparel trends are constantly evolving. Yet one constant is the resiliency of both sectors during previous economic downturns. The “lipstick effect,” or notion that consumers will spend on… Read More

Italy is Poised to Enter a Golden Era

Italy is Entering a Nuovo Rinascimento—a New Renaissance The first half of 2021 was defined by a morale-boosting Euro Cup win, record performance at the Olympic games and the start… Read More

European Deal Making in 2020: Insights on Selling, Buying and Opportunities for Investors

Businesses across Europe are facing challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic every day. Despite the challenges, there have been several bright spots—presenting opportunities for private equity and corporate investors. Lincoln… Read More

From Handbags to Athleisure, European Private Equity Investors Splurge on Luxury

Twenty years ago, Net-a-Porter (now YNAP following merger with Italy’s Yoox) started selling high-end fashion online. While its entrance to the luxury goods market was met with reluctance, it paved… Read More

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