MILAN, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – Macquarie Capital has appointed Roberto Sambuco as senior managing director as he seeks to strengthen his presence in Italy, the Australian fund’s advisory-focused unit (MQG.AX) said on Thursday. , capital markets and direct investment.
Sambuco joins Macquarie after working as a financial advisor to Vitale & Co, where he was a partner, and brings with him over 25 years of experience in corporate finance and industry.
He has led several large-scale M&A deals in Italy for companies such as Telecom Italia (TLIT.MI), state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Sia, construction group Webuild (WBD.MI), broadband companies Metroweb-OpenFiber, the gas distributor Italgas, as well as large infrastructure funds and private equity firms, Macquarie added.
The appointment comes as Italy prepares to spend billions of euros in European funds intended to help its economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Private finance can play an important role in achieving Italy’s goals in terms of digitization, green economy and infrastructure development… we can contribute with our global expertise to the achievement of these goals”, Roberto Purcaro , director of Macquarie Capital in Italy, added in the statement.
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