Quadrivio Group strengthens its team with four additional executives


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Quadrivio Group strengthens its team with four additional executives

Philippe Franchet, Giovanni Ronca, Rebekka Schaefer and Martino Rocca will further strengthen the management and the Group's international presence

Quadrivio Group, operating in private equity for over 25 years, announces four more high-profile professionals are joining the team: Philippe Franchet, Giovanni Ronca, Rebekka Schaefer and Martino Rocca.

"We're excited to welcome four great professionals: people with many years' experience in their specific sectors, and who will contribute to speeding up Quadrivio's growth both in Italy and abroad. Since our aim as private equity operators is to consistently invest in leading enterprises with high development potential, we are very aware of how essential it is to attract the best talents and to secure all the necessary skills so as to be as competitive as possible," commented Alessandro Binello and Walter Ricciotti, CEOs of Quadrivio Group.

The addition of these new team members confirms the expansion strategy initiated by the Group, which today count 50 professionals, across 7 offices in Milan, London, Luxembourg, New York,Los Angeles, Hong Kongand soon in Paris under the leadership of Philippe Franchet, new Managing Partner of Lifestyle Fund II. This private equity fund supported and managed by Quadrivio&Pambianco will be investing in the Lifestyle segment as well as in Fashion&Accessories, Design&Furniture, Beauty&Wellbeing, and Food&Beverage. Philippe Franchet brings over 30 years' experience in those sectors. He co-founded L Capital, the private equity arm of the luxury group LVMH and was Managing Partner of L Catterton in Europe. He previously was a member of the executive committee of Eurazeo and a consultant for McKinsey & Co.

The new arrivals also include Giovanni Ronca, new Partner of the Group, who will be based in Milan. Previously CFO of TIM group, as well as Head of Corporate Banking and Co-Head for UniCredit in Italy, his know-how and skills will be a key support to the team in executing new investments and managing the portfolio companies.

Operating from the London office, Rebekka Schaefer, has joined as Investor Relations Manager. She will further strengthen the Investor Relations team, focusing on developing relationships and liaising with international investors. Rebekka previously worked at EQT and Helix Associates and cumulates over 10 years' experience in the private equity sector.

Finally Martino Rocca, has joined Quadrivio as Investment Manager, bringing more than 10 years' experience in alternative investments. After beginning his career within Quadrivio SGR, he then accrued further experience in the Fund Investment activity of CDP and at Bocconi University endowment as Head of Alternative Investments.