Geopolitical events continue to provide a challenging backdrop to M&A in Europe. In an effort to help give dealmakers clarity in navigating this new political era, attendees to Acuris events in 2017 events have benefitted from these first-hand views by government ministers and political commentators.
Nicola Anzivino, Partner at PwC explains to us how family offices are the backbone of the Italian economy with over 10,000 registered in the country. And how he thinks they can grow even stronger with help from private equity as they bring in a new managerial style to an aging industry.
We caught up with Fabio Sattin, Chairman and Founderat Private Equity Parters on the sidelines of the Italian M&A and Private Equity Forum 2016 to see get his thoughts on the state of PE in Italy and to give us insight into how his investment strategy differs from traditional funds.
Stefano Giudici, Head of Global Banking Italy at HSBC summarises his conversation with Francesco Tanzi, CFO at Pirelli and Maximo Ibarra, CEO of WIND Italy with Giovanni Amodeo, Global Editor-in-Chief at Mergermarket.
Maximo Ibarra, CEO of WIND Italy, talks with Giovanni Amodeo, Global Editor-in-Chief at Mergermarket, on the recent disposal programme, giving insight to the timeline of the process. Maximo also talks about the threats to European telecom operators.
Will positive sentiment toward cross-border deals in Italy remain? As the market heads for record-breaking deal volumes, Umberto Nicodano, Partner at BonelliErede, comments on market expectations for 2016. Interview by Giovanni Amodeo, Global Editor-in-Chief at Mergermarket.
What is the outlook for Italian M&A and ECM? With 2015 set to be a record year for M&A globally, Italy has performed well. Eliana Catalano, Partner at BonelliErede talks about the dynamic between M&A and IPOs in the local market. Interview by David Carnevali, Reporter at Dealreporter.
As excitement about new listings in Italy faded during 2014, with many high profile issuers withdrawing from the pipeline, Gabriele Matrone of PwC gives his outlook for what lies ahead for new listings.