Speaker profile


Job TitleManaging Director

Company NameDeA Capital Alternative Funds - Taste of Italy


In 2015 he joined DeA Capital Alternative Funds, the private equity arm of DeA Capital, the Italian leader in alternative investments (listed on the Milan Stock Exchange) and part of De Agostini group. He is Managing Director of "Idea Taste of Italy", the first Italian private equity fund focused on the food & beverage industry. The fund invests in profitable mid-sized companies that have growth potential, solid and focused business models, and led by successful entrepreneurs and managers.
Previously he spent 9+ years at L Capital. Sponsored by the French luxury conglomerate Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, L Capital manages pan-European private equity funds focused on branded consumer goods and selective retail.
The first 6 years of Andrea’s career were spent in the M&A industry, mainly at Mediobanca, working on several M&A transactions and IPOs in the following industries: fashion & sportswear, retail, cosmetics & perfumery, food & beverage, home automation, TLC, etc. Andrea was also in charge of monitoring Mediobanca’s equity investments in the following industries: maritime transportation, textile, construction and highways
He graduated with honours in Business Administration from the University of Torino


About DeA Capital Alternative Funds

DeA Capital Alternative Funds is the reference partner in Italy for private equity investments, through both its single-manager and multi-manager investment programs providing investors with domestic and international exposure, respectively.
With € 2.2 billion of assets under management, 40 professionals work daily to deserve investors’ trust both by maintaining timely relationships with 50 international General Partners invested in over 800 companies, and by supporting the management and entrepreneurs of 33 directly-participated companies, which employ almost 30,000 people and generate revenues for over € 4 billion.
More than 250 Limited Partners including both sophisticated institutional investors and successful entrepreneurs repeatedly granted us their trust. A detailed reporting system, as well as direct access to the investment teams, allow LPs to constantly track their investments. 

Conference Sessions


    15-Nov-2018, 09:00 - 10:00, Conference Room 1

    Industry scope: what is happening in the mergers & acquisitions market and what can be expected Food halls, veggie-centric cuisine, chef-driven fast casual c...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Theme
        Customer Experience
      2. Event Type
        • Panel session

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