Fund of Funds Private Equity

Investment strategy

The Fund of Funds Private Equity area, operates through one investment veichle named Fondo Italiano di Investimento Fund of Funds, with a dimension equal to 389 millions of Euro.

The area aim is to support the development, through the subscription of quotas of closed-end funds, of the private equity italian market in favour of small and medium companies, addressing investments towards professional operators that acts with the same approach of FII.

The selected funds managers, must be guided by a team with proven experience in the private equity field, appropriate to the evaluation of the investment operations, the structuring and the monitoring of themselves.

The selection process is based on strict analysis and negotiations, with the objective of ensuring the market sustainability in a long term period and favour the accepted market practice, aimed at obtaining an interests alignment and also satisfactory returns for the investors.

The maximum intervention amount of the Fund may not exceed the 50% of the overall commitment of each invested fund.

Investment team
Luigi Tommasini
Senior Partner
Luigi Tommasini is a Senior Partner at Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since November 2010.
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Luigi Tommasini is a Senior Partner at Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since November 2010. Luigi has significant experience in the private equity sector, and before joining the Fondo Italiano team in November 2010, as one of its first members, he was a member of the funds -of -funds team of AXA Private Equity (private equity-focused global investor with over EUR 20 billion of assets under management at their London office where he was in charge of identifying, concluding and managing investments with a commitment in private equity funds of over EUR 1 billion in both primary (new funds) and secondary markets. Luigi has served on several advisory boards of Italian and foreign funds and has been a member of the investment committee of the AXA Private Equity small buyout/expansion fund. Before joining AXA Private Equity he worked for Apax Partner (at their London and Milan offices) focusing on company acquisitions in Europe and in the retail sector. Luigi began his career as a management consultant for McKinsey&Company at their offices in Milan, São Paulo (Brazil) and San Francisco (USA) and was a summer associate at Goldman Sachs' London office, working in the M&A division. Luigi graduated with honours from the Bocconi University in Milan and obtained a MBA (Palmer Scholar) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania.
Roberto Travaglino
Partner
Roberto Travaglino is a Partner at Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since September 2014.
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Roberto Travaglino is a Partner at Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since September 2014. Previously Roberto has worked for 15 years in Barclays, both in Milan and London, where he held various Corporate and Investment banking positions and developed broad expertise in financing solutions for Italian corporates. Lately Roberto was a member of the Debt Finance team, responsible for originating and executing financing transactions for Italian mid corporates. From 1999 to 2008 Roberto was part of the Investment Banking division, where he worked on several LBOs, acquisition financing, capital markets and syndicated loans transactions. Before joining Barclays, Roberto worked for KPMG Corporate Finance (1996-1999) in financial advisory, and Arthur Andersen. Roberto graduated in Business Economics from the Catholic University of Milan and completed Corporate Finance and Capital Markets courses at Harvard University. He is a Chartered Accountant since 1996.
Clementina Bonaduce
Investment Manager
Clementina Bonaduce is an Investment Manager at Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR since August 2014.
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Clementina Bonaduce is an Investment Manager at Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR since August 2014. From 2013 to 2014 she worked at Garnell Advisory as business analyst. She was involved in the investing activity of a renewable energy fund and in several m&a transactions. Previously Clementina served as an intern at Rothschild in the M&A team. Clementina graduated cum laude in corporate finance at Bocconi University.
Nicola Cancellara
Investment Manager
Nicola Cancellara is an Investment Manager at Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since September 2015.
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Nicola Cancellara is an Investment Manager at Fondo Italiano d'Investimento SGR since September 2015. From 2011 he worked in Idea Capital Funds SGR, within the private equity fund of funds division, where he took part to the investment process of private equity funds active in Europe, US and other Emerging Markets. Nicola was also involved in the valuation of co-investments opportunities and secondary transactions. From 2007 to 2010 he worked in Kairos Partners SGR within the hedge funds of funds operations team. Nicola graduated in Finance from the Bocconi University in Milan and completed a Summer School Program at the UCLA in Los Angeles.
Federica Maccaferri
Investment Manager
Federica Maccaferri is an Investment Manager at Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR since March 2017.
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Federica Maccaferri is an Investment Manager at Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR since March 2017. She previously worked for 9 years at Mediobanca, holding different positions inside the Corporate & Investment Banking dept. From 2008 to 2011 she worked as equity research analyst in the Mediobanca securities division, with a particolar focus on banking and real estate sectors, devoloping analitical, critical and modeling skills. Later she worked inside the Corporate Finance division, where she developed particular skills related to debt advisory and extraordinary finance, taking part into M&A operations, company and debt valuations, public tender, exchange offers and IPO’s. She graduated in Management Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Milan.
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