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 it has provided mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and debt advice to MML Capital on its investment into Western Global
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Trèves Group on all aspects of its acquisition of CTA Acoustics, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management
Lincoln International is pleased to announce the sale of General Tools & Instruments, a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners, to Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR)
Lincoln International represented India’s Eternis Fine Chemicals Limited in its acquisition of Tennants Fine Chemicals Limited (TFC), the UK’s largest primary manufacturer of specialty aroma chemicals
Lincoln International has advised Altenloh, Brinck & Co. GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of ABC Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG to FAWER Automotive Parts Limited Co.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Bocchi Laboratories has been sold to Bright International, a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised TE Connectivity on the sale of Axicom high voltage business division to RCP Group
Lincoln is pleased to announce that it has advised both COL’s shareholders and Oaktree as M&A and debt adviser throughout the process
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