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 announce the sale of Multy Home, a leading global manufacturer of outdoor living and functional flooring products, to Novacap
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Livingbridge has acquired World of Books, the UK’s leading online re-seller of second-hand books
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that GEI and management have sold Coeurdor, a European leader in luxury metal parts, to Swiss-listed Oerlikon
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Apax Partners has acquired Nulo from Main Post Partners and CAVU Venture Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has advised Orienta Capital Partners on the acquisition financing of a majority stake in Cristallina Holding S.p.A.
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Walker Edison Furniture Company, a leading data-driven e-commerce provider of home furnishings, has received a significant minority equity investment from Blackstone Tactical Opportunities
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it has supported Berlin Brands Group in raising new funding to buy and scale up third-party Amazon Marketplace brands
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that Wheat Parent, Inc. (Wheat Montana), a portfolio company of River Associates Investments, has been acquired by Tilia Holdings, LLC
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