CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

Date Founded



San Marco Street, 21A Milan, 20121, Italy

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)

11 - 50


Private Equity & Venture Capital
IT Consulting & Services
Accounting & Financial Services
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

CDP Equity is an active, long-term manager which invests in strategic companies with net annual turnover of at least EUR 240 million and an average of at least 200 employees which operate in the defense, security, infrastructure and public services, transportation, communication, energy, insurance and financial intermediation, research and high technology sectors, aiming to achieve market returns through a combination of dividends and capital gains.The firm invests in companies seeking to expand, improve operational efficiency and strengthen their competitive position in both domestic and international markets. They typically acquire minority interests in companies of major national interest with a sound financial position, adequate profitability and growth prospects. They are also open to working with co-investors on investment deals and play an active role in the governance of their investee companies.CDP Equity establishes appropriate mechanisms to ensure the liquidity and monetization of their investments in order to preserve, leverage and make the capital provided by shareholders available for the future. A typical investee company shareholder agreement provides for representation on the Board of Directors, rights regarding key operational matters and extraordinary corporate initiatives and agreement on the business plan and various initiatives.Their investment process involves transparent decision making. Each investment must be approved by the firm's Investment Committee and Board of Directors.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer


Chief Investment Officer

Chief Operating Officer

General Counsel

Head of Administration & Control

Head of Compliance

Head of Internal Auditing

Head of Business Development

Board of Directors

Founding Partner at Virtual B SRL

Chief Executive Officer at FSI SGR SpA

Professor of Finance at LUISS Guido Carli University

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Recent Transactions
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Inalca SpA, CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity), Inalca Food & Beverage SRL purchase Bright View Trading HK Ltd.

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Poste Italiane SpA purchases FSIA Investimenti Srl from CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

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SIA SpA, F2i Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture SGR SpA, CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity) purchase Unicredit Business Integrated Solutions Scpa /e money Bus from UniCredit SpA

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Advised onPoste Italiane SpA purchases FSIA Investimenti Srl from CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

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Advised onEnel SpA, Enel OpEn Fiber SpA purchase Metroweb Italia SpA from F2i Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture SGR SpA, CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

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Advised onPoste Italiane SpA purchases FSIA Investimenti Srl from CDP Equity SpA (Private Equity)

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