The company shareholders
Following the acquisition by Arrow Global (which took place on 13 September 2018), the company structure of Sagitta is the following Europa Investimenti S.p.A .:
- 97.26% (EI is 100% owned by Arrow Global group);
- Veneto Banca S.p.A. (under compulsory liquidation): 2.74%.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the SGR is composed of:
- Mr. Avv. Sido Bonfatti (Chairman)
Sido Bonfatti is a lawyer and a professor (of the Italian Bankruptcy Law) at the University of Modena. He has been Chairman of the BoD and board member of several Italian banks (Istituto Bancario Siciliano S.p.A., Banca Industriale Agricola di Radicena, Banca Provincia di Napoli, Finper, Banca dei Comuni Nolani, Banca Popolare San Marco Argentano, Euromobiliare Gestioni S.p.A., Credito Emiliano Lux S.p.A., Banca Popolare Andriese S.p.A., Banca di Latina, Banca del Garda, Banca Interprovinciale S.p.A., Banca Carim S.p.A.). Sido Bonfatti has also been professor of Italian Law at the law department of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, teaching also Commercial Law for more than 10 years. Since 2017 he has also been responsible for the Insovency Law program, held in English. He is the Chairman of the BoD of the SGR since May 2013.
- Mr. Stefano Bennati (Vice-Chairman)
Being one of the founders of Europa Investimenti, Stefano is running EI since the beginning in 2007 and managed several bankruptcies and concordato procedures. He has been responsible for some of the group's companies and is currently in the BoD of Sagitta SGR as Vice-Chairman. Before EI, Stefano has been an investment director at I2 Capital for three years and a director at Banca Intesa S.p.A., running the private equity and special situations division. At the beginning of his career, he worked as business analyst in Cofisa S.p.A. and in Mediocredito Lombardo S.p.A. into the Merchant Banking division. Stefano holds a magna cum laude degree MSc in Finance from the Bocconi University.
- Mr. Claudio Nardone (Chief Executive Officer)
In Europa Investimenti since 2011, Claudio has been engaged in distressed M&A and investments in special sits and is now the CEO of Sagitta SGR. He has been responsible for some of the group's companies (Mediacontech, HDI, SBP, EICF…) and is currently in the BoD of other listed companies in Italy and abroad (Fintel Energia, Fintel Enerjia Doo). Before joining EI, Claudio has been the Head of IBD at Banca MB (an Italian merchant bank), an investment director at Meliorbanca Asset Management SGR, managing two PE funds (Star Venture Fund I and MeliorEquityFund) sponsored by Meliorbanca and also at Gallo&C. S.p.A., an advisory boutique. At the beginning of his career, Claudio worked in EY, Bax Global Inc. and Mc Donald’s Inc. Claudio holds a MSc in Finance from the Bocconi University.
- Mr. Alberto Manfroi (Independent Board Member)
Alberto Manfroi has been a partner in the law firm Atrigna & Partners for more than 10 years. He deals with the law of financial and banking markets, assisting banks and other players in relation to the study and implementation of transactions on financial instruments and more generally to financial regulation. Previously, he held the position of internal lawyer in several industrial and banking groups. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of BG Saxo SIM S.p.A. and speaker at conferences related to his specialization.
- Ms. Valentina Scarpuzza (Board Member)
Valentina Scarpuzza is CR&CO for Arrow in Italy, after 13 years of experience within the international finance and banking industry, with a career growth ranging over all stages of credit management. A degree in law and mentoring on the job within one of major British banking institution has allowed the calibration of skills in both risk management and compliance oversight, supporting the understanding of the market and the anticipation and horizon scanning over regulated matters. Several interaction with the Italian regulator held during the years with undertaken inspections closed with positive outcomes.
In the last years has overseen the implementation of Arrow strategy within the Italian market supporting the acquisition of several local entities and assuring harmonized and efficient oversight of Risk and Compliance matters supporting a sustainable and safe investment growth.
Board of Auditors
The Board of Auditors is composed of:
- Mr. Fulvio Cantori (Chairman)
- Mr. Giovanni Giovannini
- Mr. Andrea Maria Longo