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Although the market heritage still tends to attribute capability and successful performance to knowledge of a vertical industry, our history suggests that a success story is actually anchored in identifying and reading the leadership that fits with the vertical needs.  

With this in mind, vertical and functional expertise is a second attribute in the search and represents an area where qualified knowledge can be gained quickly. We have proven this time and time again by building a progressive, solid knowledge of different things.

As a result of our long and qualified presence in the market, we naturally have areas of expertise that are recognised as distinctive by our Clients, as they equally trust us – and our method – to explore new challenges, no matter what is the industry or the topic.

Our Mission is to support people and organisations to advance and succeed in a responsible way

in the FI space we have been working extensively and since our early days, to cover both product / coverage roles, as well as functional ones, for International and local Banks, and Advisory boutiques.The main focus on product / coverage roles is on:
  • Investment Banking, with Corporate and FIG product focus (M&A, ECM, DCM, Leverage Finance, Project Finance, Syndication etc.): from Managing Directors down to the specific hierarchy, for International T1 Financial Institutions, as well as Italian players
  • Wealth & Asset Management, and Private Banking with Technical Product roles across Equity and Debt and hybrid products, as well as Senior Banker relationship roles
  • Capital Market, with focus on Structuring  and Distribution roles for both corporate and FI clients, across the whole range of financial products, from plain vanilla to structured strategic solutions
  • Distressed business, with focus on Investment, Transaction and Portfolio Management roles encompassing NPL and UTP
Out of functional and C-staff roles, our expertise includes: 
  • Investor Relator
  • Legal, Compliance, Audit
  • Risk
  • Operations
  • Planning and Control
  • Marketing
  • Investment Solutions / Advisory Solutions / Wealth Planning
With long dated lateral hires cycles, from Partner down, across
  • All vertical Industries
  • All functional areas like ESG & Innovation, Digital, Risk, Ops, Transformation & Turnaround
  • As well as roles for Expert Career path
Within industries like:
  • Industrial Goods, across a large spectrum of industrial sub-market and market niches
  • Healthcare & Life Science
  • ICT & Technology
  • Energy
  • Consumer Goods
Both for positions in the PE Funds, as well as in their Portfolio Companies:
  • Operating Partners, who can help the PE Fund in addressing the due diligence and / or in taking the leadership of the asset, once the deal is finalized
  • Investment Professionals to join the PE Fund, from Partner down at different seniority level
  • Transformational leaders within their portfolio companies, able to generate value creation In addition to the CEO and functional roles, which however need to be interpreted in a transformational way, there are roles that typically Private Equity need to address the journey and make it consistent to the equity story. This includes for example:
    • CEO Office, with team built to the purpose
    • Chief Transformation Officer
    • Operational Excellence
    • Sales Excellence
    • Procurement Excellence, etc
At Corporate and/or Subsidiary level. We have covered the whole spectrum of classic and less classic functional roles, with Leaders, Country Leaders, BU Leaders, Functional Leaders – hunted at international level:
  • In Finance: from CFO down to all sub-functions including Controlling, Industrial / Commercial Controlling, Admin, Treasury and Tax
  • In M&A: within the corporate space M&A is a role that we have finalized for relevant private and listed Clients, as strategic independent function
  • In Human Resources: from CHRO down to HR Business Partner, to Welfare Diversity & Inclusion, to Head of Organisation, to Head of Comp&Ben
  • In Procurement: from Chief Procurement Officer down to Procurement Director and strategic Commodity Directors, down to Strategic Buyers. Last but not least, we have successfully worked on less classic roles like: Procurement Excellence, or Procurement Value Engineering
  • In Sales & Marketing: from Chief Commercial Officer down to Sales & Marketing leaders, at SVP level down and with any industrial/functional focus; Strategic Marketing roles for new business to be launched; Commercial roles for niches that are market-dry; Commercial Excellence roles and Delivery Excellence roles, with any specific business focus
  • In Operations: from VP Industrial, down to Head of Operations/Plant, down to Manufacturing leaders, according to each and every specificity, as well as Operational excellence
  • In Digital and Technology: from CIO / CTO (Chief Technology Officer), down to Head of Delivery Excellence, Data Scientist – AI and Analytics, or CoE roles, down. The Digital and Technology roles vary deeply according to the route to market of each player; the digital function has become across the years strategic for any business, and roles – however called and however tailored – have varied accordingly
  • In Legal, Compliance, Audit: General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Audit, down.
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