I value building long-term relationships with my clients and I am passionate about understanding the drivers of differentiation for brands and businesses to provide creative, best-in-class solutions that help my clients succeed in a dynamic market.
As a Managing Director in the Consumer Group, Riccardo provides investment banking and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to clients in the consumer healthcare and personal care sectors. He has significant experience leading successful transactions for private equity firms, public companies and privately-held businesses, and maintains an active network of relationships with investors, large corporations and entrepreneurs in the industry.
With over 17 years of investment banking experience in the consumer sector, Riccardo has in-depth industry knowledge and understanding of branded businesses and consumer dynamics. During his career, Riccardo has advised clients on a broad range of transactions, including buy-side and sell-side assignments, corporate carve-outs and leveraged buyouts, both domestic and cross-border, along with equity and debt capital raises.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Riccardo spent almost nine years at Sawaya Partners, an M&A advisory firm specialized in consumer products, where he was a Managing Director focused on the health and wellness sector. Before Sawaya Partners, Riccardo was a Director at Barclays (previously Lehman Brothers) in its Global Consumer Group in New York and in London, focusing on clients in the consumer healthcare and in the household and personal care sectors.
Riccardo holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Bologna.
Recent Transactions in Consumer
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised Sauer Brands, a portfolio company of Falfurrias Capital Partners, on its acquisition of Mateo’s Gourmet Salsa
Lincoln International is pleased to have represented CapMan Buyout in the divestment of Solera Beverage Group to the listed beverage company Royal Unibrew
Lincoln International is pleased to announce Mad Engine a portfolio company of Platinum Equity has acquired a controlling stake in Fifth Sun
Lincoln International has exclusively advised Vendis Capital and Fatboy management on the sale to Calligaris Group
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that PetHonesty has secured a majority investment from Vestar Capital Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Compass Diversified (NYSE: CODI) has sold Liberty Safe to an affiliate of Monomoy Capital Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Livingbridge has acquired World of Books, the UK’s leading online re-seller of second-hand books
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