Partner at HLD
Alessandro joined HLD as partner in November 2018. He is based in Milan and is heading HLD’s operations in Italy.
Alessandro has a 25 years experience in private equity investments on the Italian market. He started in 1992 as an analyst in Chase-Gemina, one of the pioneer private equity funds in Italy, and moved to IMI-ABN AMRO, an investment structure arising from the partnership of the Italian IMI Bank and the Dutch ABN AMRO in 1994. From 1997 to 2003 he was investment director at Arca Impresa Gestioni, middle market private equity structure targeting Italian SME and then he joined Clessidra as Partner at its start in 2003. In Clessidra, the largest Italian middle market private equity country fund, he was directly involved in several investments, board seats and exits, besides in the capital raising of the three funds managed through time totaling €2.5bn. In 2016 Alessandro left Clessidra and launched ClubInvest, an innovative investment structure for private investors. In April 2018 he also raised a €110mln Italy stock exchange listed investment vehicle together with a primary US institutional sponsor.
Alessandro is a graduate from Bocconi University in Milan.