December 26, 2014 12:20 PM ET

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Company Overview of Clessidra SGR S.p.A.

Company Overview

Clessidra SGR S.p.A. is a private equity firm specializing in growth, corporate restructurings, privatizations, family successions, spin offs, buy and build transactions, middle market, industry consolidations, buyouts, and going private transactions. It seeks to invest in energy, industrials, financials, infrastructure, utilities, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, healthcare, information technology, and telecommunication services. The firm seeks to invest in medium to small and large-sized companies. It seeks to invest in companies based in Italy. The firm typically invests between €30 million ($41.42 million) and €150 million ($207.01 million) in its portfolio companies. It targets...

Via del Lauro, 7

Milan, MI 20121

Italy

Founded in 2003

Phone:

39 02 86 95 22 1

Fax:

39 02 86 95 22 522

Key Executives for Clessidra SGR S.p.A.

President
Age: 59
Partner
Age: 60
Executive Vice-Chairman
Age: 57
Head of Investment Team
Age: 48
Head of Operations and Head of Administration
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Clessidra SGR S.p.A. Key Developments

Clessidra Reportedly In Talks To Aquire Majority Stake In Roberto Cavalli

Clessidra SGR S.p.A. stated that it is exclusive discussions regarding acquiring majority in Roberto Cavalli S.p.A. and aims to reach an agreement by March 2015. MFFashion reported that Roberto Cavalli opted for talks with Clessidra as it is an Italian company. Should the parties reach a deal by March 2105, former Bulgari Chief Executive Officer and Clessidra partner, Francesco Trapani, will become president of Roberto Cavalli, MFFashion stated. Roberto Cavalli is believed to be valued between €400 million-€500 million.

Investors Reportedly Eye Persidera

Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture SGR SpA and Clessidra SGR S.p.A. are two of the potential investors understood to be interested in the 70% stake in Persidera owned by Telecom Italia Media SpA (BIT:TME) and Gruppo Editoriale L' Espresso SpA (BIT:ES), Telecompaper reported citing Il Sole 24 Ore. Persidera is valued at around €450- €500 million.

Clessidra Reportedly Mulls Selling Or Listing Balconi

Clessidra SGR S.p.A. plans to either sell or list bakery product maker Balconi S.p.A., daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported on September 6, 2014. Clessidra's founder and Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Sposito has already initiated talks with some banks to select an adviser to explore the options, the report stated. It may choose to sell Balconi to other funds or industrial groups, or alternatively, list its shares on the Milan stock exchange

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