LE PERSONE

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Luca Rovati
Vice Chairman
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Francesco Chiappetta
Vice Chairman
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Alessandro Grimaldi
Chief Executive Officer
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Dario Cenci
Partner
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Raffaele Petrone
Jr Partner
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Chiara Bernini
Associate
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Stefano Manghi
Associate
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Sigieri Diaz della Vittoria Pallavicini Chairman
TRACK RECORD
BIOGRAPHY

  • Founder of GWM Holding, a company established in 2000 that provides full range advice and services relating to institutional wealth management, family office, asset manager, fiduciary services and trust.
  • Shareholder of Genentech Energy Systems A/S of which he has been CEO until 2014.
  • From 2004 to 2014 he is CIO and BoD member of Rottapharm Group, supporting Rovati in all M&A deals that led to the growth and the consolidation of the Rottapharm Group.
  • Prior to founding GWM, he has worked as broker and trader in world primary banks such as Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, Prudential Securities, JP Morgan e Merrill Lynch.

BIOCHIMICI PSN

  • Target
    - Biochimici PSN is a company specialized in developing and selling dermatological products with a turnover of approx. 28mn€ (2005), a range of over 100 different products and an established position on the market.
  • Deal
    - In 2005, Rottapharm Group acquires 100% of the Biochimici PSN from Athena and Fidia Prudentia Funds.
  • Actions Taken
    - Products range expansion in dermatological, hair-care and sun-screen areas.
    - Leadership achievement in the Personal Care area.
    - Consolidation of the para-pharmacy sector and further consolidation of Group growth process started in 2000 with the acquisition of Saugella and Babygella.

MADAUS PHARMA

  • Target
    - Madaus Pharma is one of the main companies in the pharmaceutical sector specialized in developing and selling organic pharmaceutical products.
  • Deal
    - In 2007, Rottapharm Group acquires, from Droege International Group AG, 100% of Madaus Pharma, the pharmaceutical department of Madaus Holding.
  • Actions Taken
    - Most important M&A deal made by an Italian company in the pharmaceutical sector.
    - Presence strengthening in Germany, Spain and Portugal (leading pharmaceutical company) and entrance in new countries such as Belgium,Austria, South Africa and India.
    - Creation of a Group operating in more than 65 countries and with more than 2,000 employees.

RHOTTAPHARM

  • Target
    - The Rottapharm|Group was founded in 1961 by the Rovati family.
    - Founded as a little independent laboratory of research, during the following decades thanks to several successful M&A deals, it becomes a Group with a turnover of 535mln€ and an EBITDA of 149mln€ (2013).
  • Deal
    - In 2014 Meda AB acquires 100% of Rottapharm|Madaus for a total consideration of 2.275bn€.
    - R&D activities dedicated to high technology medicines, have been excluded from the transaction.
  • Actions Taken
    - Creation of a European Group leader in the Specialty Pharma sector, focused on specific therapeutic areas and market niches.
    - Unique portfolio products in the world in terms of diversification and market positioning.
    - Stable presence in all main international markets, especially in emergent markets with higher growth potential.