Milan, 12 April 2022. Montefiore Investment, the reference investor for small and medium-size service companies, has appointed Carlo Mammola as Senior Advisor and Co-Head of Montefiore in Italy with the view to develop its position on the Italian market.
Carlo, who has over 30 years of experience in the private equity sector, will lead the effort of developing the activities of Montefiore Investment in Italy. Carlo, former CEO of Fondo Italiano d’Investimento, was one of the promoters and the project leader of the first Spac listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, as well as founder and managing partner of Argan Capital for which he led the Italian business. Before founding Argan, Carlo was a member of the Investment Committee of Bank of America Capital Partners Europe and, before that, he worked at Paribas Affaires Industrielles (PAI) as Head of Italy. He graduated in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin, then obtained his MBA at Bocconi, the university where he held the position of lecturer for 35 years and where he currently teaches Innovation and Technology Management.
Established in 2005, Montefiore Investment provides European entrepreneurs with strategic, financial, and operational experience, along with a strong and far-reaching network. Montefiore Investment supports high-potential companies in equity transactions and growth projects, through a strategy that relies on the two pillars of “Focus and Growth”: strong focus on service businesses and a unique experience in accompanying ambitious growth projects, in Europe and internationally. With over €2 billion of assets under management, Montefiore Investment is ranked among the best performing European investment funds in the long-term support to entrepreneurs in the mid-market sector.
Carlo Mammola commented: “I am delighted to join Montefiore Investment and to have the opportunity to participate in the opening of the Milan office and in the development of the Italian business. Ours is a country full of opportunities and entrepreneurs eager to grow and internationalize their business. I am sure that we will be able to support them in the best possible way and accompany them in their development path on a global level”.
Henri Topiol, Partner at Montefiore Investment and Co-Head of Italy, added: “Thanks to his prestigious professional background and his outstanding reputation on the market, Carlo represents a great added value for our team. His appointment reflects our ambition to grow at European level and in particular in Italy, a country in which we believe there is enormous potential thanks to the high density of talented entrepreneurs”.