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November 19th

Palazzo Mezzanotte
Milan - Piazza degli Affari, 6

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Andrea Francesco Enrico OTTAVIANO

Ceo, LCapital

From November 2008:
L Capital- Partner & Member of the Executive Committee-Managing Director and General Manager of the italian branch.
Funds under managing

  • L Capital 2
  • L Capital 3

Investments: Dondup, CellularLine, Cigierre. Exit: La gardenia
Other portfolio companies under management:

  • Calligaris
  • Stroili

From January 2002 ti October 2008:
MCC Sofipa Sgr SpA, the private equity harm of Capitalia (now Unicredit Group) - Managing Director and General manager Funds under Management:

  • SEF
  • SEF II

The two funds co-invest in each transaction.
Investments: Teckal, IP Cleaning, Randazzo; Sardegna Resorts, Roen, Lediderg, Pneuservice, Vending System, Corba.
Exits: Teckal, Randazzo, Sardegna Resorts, Byte Software House, Kiian, Selenia
Other: secondary SEF and SEFII. Sale to Goldman Sacks and Axa private equity trough a competitive tender offer.

April 2000 to December 2001:
Merrill Lynch-Milan IBK Vice President:
responsible for the Consumer & Retail industry for Italy and Spain;
deals done:

  • Tod’s IPO
  • De Longhi IPO
  • FInmeccanica equity offering

August 1998 to April 2000:
Mediobanca - Milan ECM Vice President :
deals done ENEL IPO; OPAUnim; Opas Olivetti; BNL Privatisation; Unicredito Convertibile; Ducati Motor; OPA Comparti SIRTI; Gruppo GIM.

November 1996to August 1998:
Société Générale-Milan M&A Associate:
it comprehends mandates execution (valuation, due diligence organisation etc) and marketing (preparing adhoc presentations and visiting clients)
deals done: Agip Africa, FInmeccanica, Edison, Italmobiliare, SEABO, tecno, ACEA.

April 1995 to October 1996:
BZW-Barclays de Zoete Wedd, Milan Structured Finance Executive:
encompass both project financing (BZW Milan has been envolved in all the major Italian PF deals in 94/95 such as Italpet, ISAB and SARAS) and export financing (BZW Milan is specialized in the structuring of multisources “buyer-credits” for international contractors).
I act as financial analyst using financial models to evaluate the viability of the potential transactions and I work on the structuring and execution of presentations to clients.

March 1994 to April 1995:
BZW-Barclays de Zoete Wedd, Milan Financial/Credit Analyst:
analysis for large Italian corporates and banks with the utilization of BZW modelling; the analysis ecompassed either the sector or the company analysis with a special outlook for the management style.
Tax planning structuring for Italian corporates.
Establishing direct contact with the companies management and doing presentations to clients.

January 1994 to March 1994:
Coopers & Lybrand Milan, Junior Auditor Auditor training course;
Auditing for middle market Italian corporates.

April 1992 to September 1993:
Eidon project: a joint-venture between Ucabail Italia SpA (Credit Agricole) ans a group of industry professionals for the development of an automated credit scoring system.

Research Activities:

Graduation Thesis:
"Analysis of the possibilities for the implementation of a market for asset-backed securities in Italy" (Prof. C. Demattè)

"Management tools for the development of a Marketing strategy in a financial institution", pubblicato in Banche e Banchieri, anno XXII N. 2 Marzo/Aprile 1995.


December 1994 :
SFA QUALIFICATION: Securities and Derivatives Representative

September 1994 to December 1994 :
BZW Graduate Programme, in London. Intensive Training coourse in the main disciplines of investment banking: corporate finance, project finance, equity, bonds, derivatives, assets management, financial and credit analysis.

October 1987 to June 1992:
L. Bocconi University, Milan, Italy Graduate in Economics; Specialisation in bank and corporate finance.

1982 to 1987:
Scientific High School A. Einstein Milan, Italy