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 private shareholders have sold Sensonor to Safran (EPA:SAF)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Columbus Industries has been sold to Filtration Group, an affiliate of Madison Industries
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Goldner Hawn has sold Control Devices to HBM Holdings
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Commodore Corporation has been sold to Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVCO)
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that HealthWay has been sold to AE Industrial Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that elexis, a subsidiary of SMS group, has sold HEKUMA to Dürr
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the investment in Tramec LLC by High Street Capital and Wells Fargo Strategic Capital
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Systems 3, Inc., a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, has been sold to Cassavant Manufacturing, a portfolio company of Gallant Capital
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Meet our Senior Team
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Building long-term relationships is key for me personally – I want to be the advisor of trust for my clients.
Dr. Michael Drill
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