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.
Lincoln International advised Consilium Private Equity and other shareholders on the sale of GMM Group to Biesse
Lincoln International advised Ambienta and other shareholders on the sale of Next Imaging to Azimut Libera Impresa
Lincoln International has advised GMM, a portfolio company of Consilium Private Equity, on the acquisition of Bavelloni
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Investindustrial on the acquisition of a stake in Targa Telematics S.p.A.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Trèves on its acquisition of ROI Automotive Technology
Lincoln International advised Enoflex, a portfolio company of Cobepa, on the acquisition of Sparflex.
Lincoln International acted as exclusive advisor to Investcorp in the acquisition of Ticket Holding S.à.r.l. (Vivaticket) from the co-founders and other shareholders
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
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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