Gianluca Banfi

Managing Director
Milan Mergers & Acquisitions Chemicals | Industrials | Packaging +39 02 3030 0720
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 middle 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.

Perspectives featuring Gianluca Banfi

Investors Take a Bite into the UK and European Dentistry Markets

Memories of nightmarish childhood trips to the dentist appear to be a thing of the past for investors as they rush to capitalise on the dentistry market in record numbers.… Read More

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News & Media featuring Gianluca Banfi

Five Key Insights from Agritechnica Trade Fair – A Full House in Hanover

Record crowds in Germany and exhibit halls full of new products suggest the agricultural equipment industry has a bright future Lincoln International’s industrials team was well represented at this year’s… Read More

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