I provide professionalism, proactiveness and reliability in supporting my clients to help them achieve their strategic objectives.
Gianluca specializes in origination and execution of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), disposals and leveraged and management buyouts across several industries. His clients include large and mid-market Italian and international corporations, private equity firms and privately held or family-owned businesses. Throughout his 30-year career, Gianluca has gained deep expertise in transactions in a broad range of industries, specifically industrials.
Gianluca has also operated as a principal, strengthening his knowledge of the private equity sector. He has served as an investment committee member of private equity and private debt funds, as well as a board member for mid-sized Italian companies operating in a variety of sectors.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Gianluca led the corporate finance division of Finanziaria Internazionale, a private investment bank. Before that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Arca Impresa Gestioni SGR and a director for Morgan Grenfell Private Equity. He also held investment banking positions at Deutsche Bank, where he headed the Italian M&A practice and was with Citigroup for several years.
Gianluca holds a Master of Arts from Bocconi University.
Recent Transactions in Industrials
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hannibal Industries
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised H.I.G. Europe on the sale of Texbond S.p.A. to Quadrivio Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Operational Solutions Ltd (OSL) has executed a co-operation agreement with Thales Group in C-UAS, UTM and UK ground-based air defense
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has supported the specialty chemicals company Pulcra Chemicals on the acquisition of Devan from Pentahold
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of Promark Electronics to Electrical Components International, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to have represented Accent Equity in the divestment of Brenderup Group to Storskogen
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Guardian Capital Partners has sold CIS Global to nVent Electric plc (NYSE: NVT)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Bravo Invest on the financing of its acquisition of Lorenzi S.r.l.
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