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Luca Giacometti

Luca Giacometti Luca Giacometti Chairman
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30 years of experience in private equity and as a SPAC promoter.
Co-founder of pan-European investment initiatives.
Strong capability in seeking out successful Italian entrepreneurial entities.

Promoter of Glenalta Food in 2015 (merged with Orsero S.p.A. at the beginning of 2017), IPO Challenger in 2014 (merged with Italian Wine Brands S.p.A.) and Made in Italy 1 in 2011 (merged with Sesa S.p.A.), two successful Italian SPACs.

Has been a Member of the Board of Directors at Digital Magics since April 2015, a venture incubator for innovative start-ups listed on the AIM market of the Italian Stock.

From 2007 manager for Italy of the European fund of funds Capital Dynamics.

10 years of experience as M&A Advisor for private equity funds (Paladin, Bain small cap fund, L Capital, LVMH fund, Palladio Finanziaria and Quadrivio SGR).

In 2003 co-founded and became Managing Director of Nutequity, a pan-European investment fund sponsored by the Ferrero family.

From 1996 to 2002 he was Managing Director of GE Capital PE, managing the private equity activities of General Electric in Italy and investing ca. € 50 million.
From 1991 for six years he was Deputy Director of Merchant Banking for Banca Commerciale Italiana (currently Banca Intesa Sanpaolo).

From 1986 for six years he worked in syndicated loans for Citibank in Milan where he was responsible for financing many of the first MBOs in Italy.