TEAM

An independent management team, with proven experience in the Private Equity field, with a deep knowledge of the characteristics, potentialities and needs of small and medium- sized Italian companies.

Marco Gazzaniga
Marco Gazzaniga

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer

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EDUCATION 

  • Degree in Business Administration, Bergamo (1986) - Harvard University (1987-1988)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Chief Executive Officer, Star Capital SGR (since October 2001)
  • Central Director, Eptaconsors Group - Corporate Finance Division (1996-2001)
  • Senior Manager, KPMG Corporate Finance (1988-1996)
Marco Baratti
Marco Baratti

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION 

  • Degree in Business Administration, Bocconi University, Milan (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since May 2006)
  • Investment Manager, Interbanca Investment Management SGR (2000-2006)
  • Auditor, Arthur Andersen (1997-2000) 
Carlo Arteria
Carlo Arteria

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration, Bocconi University, Milan (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since January 2002) 
  • Eptaconsors Group - Corporate Finance Division (1996-2001)
Carlo Cangialosi
Carlo Cangialosi

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration, Cattolica University, Milan (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since January 2003)
  • Investment Manager, Fintech, venture capital (2000-2003) 
  • Auditor, KPMG (1996-2000) 
  • John Crane, UK (1995)
Alessandro Colombo
Alessandro Colombo

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration, Cattolica University, Milan (1993) – Chartered Accountant, Pavia (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since September 2007)
  • Senior Investment Manager, Sanpaolo IMI Fondi Chiusi SGR (2003-2007)
  • Eptaconsors Group - Corporate Finance Division (2000-2003)
  • Banca Aletti - Investment Banking Division (1997-2000) 
  • Auditor, Arthur Andersen (1994-1997)
Pierluigi Secco
Pierluigi Secco

Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration University of Trento (2003) - Executive MBA SDA Bocconi (2018)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member of Star Capital SGR (from May 2020)
  • Group CFO - Europe, Gruppo Aturia (2011-2020)
  • Senior Advisor, Fante (2009-2011)
  • M&A Associate, Meliorbanca (2006-2009)
  • Auditor, KPMG (2004-2006)
Tiziano Sala
Tiziano Sala

Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Politecnico, Milan (2002) MBA, MIP Politecnico di Milano, School of Management (2007)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member, Star Capital (from September 2020)
  • Principal, EFESO Consulting (2007-2020)
  • System Engineer, Agusta Westland (2002-2006)
Matteo Alicanti
Matteo Alicanti

Portfolio Manager

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration - Milano Bicocca University (2014)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Portfolio Manager, Star Capital (since March 2019)
  • Assistant Manager, KPMG (2014-2019)
Mauro Maria Scalzo
Mauro Maria Scalzo

Chief Financial Officer

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EDUCATION

  • Accounting Certificate, Milan (1987)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Chief Financial Officer, Star Capital SGR (since July 2008)
  • Alleanza SGR Funds - Accounting and Budget Manager (2000-2008)
  • Cisalpina Gestioni SGR - Accounting Manager (1997-2000)
  • Arca Gestioni SGR (1994-1997)
  • Finarte (1989-1994)
Marco Gazzaniga
Marco Gazzaniga

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer

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EDUCATION 

  • Degree in Business Administration, Bergamo (1986) - Harvard University (1987-1988)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Chief Executive Officer, Star Capital SGR (since October 2001)
  • Central Director, Eptaconsors Group - Corporate Finance Division (1996-2001)
  • Senior Manager, KPMG Corporate Finance (1988-1996)
Marco Baratti
Marco Baratti

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION 

  • Degree in Business Administration, Bocconi University, Milan (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since May 2006)
  • Investment Manager, Interbanca Investment Management SGR (2000-2006)
  • Auditor, Arthur Andersen (1997-2000) 
Carlo Arteria
Carlo Arteria

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration, Bocconi University, Milan (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since January 2002) 
  • Eptaconsors Group - Corporate Finance Division (1996-2001)
Carlo Cangialosi
Carlo Cangialosi

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration, Cattolica University, Milan (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since January 2003)
  • Investment Manager, Fintech, venture capital (2000-2003) 
  • Auditor, KPMG (1996-2000) 
  • John Crane, UK (1995)
Alessandro Colombo
Alessandro Colombo

Senior Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration, Cattolica University, Milan (1993) – Chartered Accountant, Pavia (1996)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member / Investment Manager, Star Capital SGR (since September 2007)
  • Senior Investment Manager, Sanpaolo IMI Fondi Chiusi SGR (2003-2007)
  • Eptaconsors Group - Corporate Finance Division (2000-2003)
  • Banca Aletti - Investment Banking Division (1997-2000) 
  • Auditor, Arthur Andersen (1994-1997)
Pierluigi Secco
Pierluigi Secco

Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration University of Trento (2003) - Executive MBA SDA Bocconi (2018)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member of Star Capital SGR (from May 2020)
  • Group CFO - Europe, Gruppo Aturia (2011-2020)
  • Senior Advisor, Fante (2009-2011)
  • M&A Associate, Meliorbanca (2006-2009)
  • Auditor, KPMG (2004-2006)
Tiziano Sala
Tiziano Sala

Partner and Board Member

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Politecnico, Milan (2002) MBA, MIP Politecnico di Milano, School of Management (2007)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Board member, Star Capital (from September 2020)
  • Principal, EFESO Consulting (2007-2020)
  • System Engineer, Agusta Westland (2002-2006)
Matteo Alicanti
Matteo Alicanti

Portfolio Manager

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EDUCATION

  • Degree in Business Administration - Milano Bicocca University (2014)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Portfolio Manager, Star Capital (since March 2019)
  • Assistant Manager, KPMG (2014-2019)
Mauro Maria Scalzo
Mauro Maria Scalzo

Chief Financial Officer

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EDUCATION

  • Accounting Certificate, Milan (1987)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  • Chief Financial Officer, Star Capital SGR (since July 2008)
  • Alleanza SGR Funds - Accounting and Budget Manager (2000-2008)
  • Cisalpina Gestioni SGR - Accounting Manager (1997-2000)
  • Arca Gestioni SGR (1994-1997)
  • Finarte (1989-1994)