Finance Monthly - Global Awards 2022

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2022 Italy 53 About Luca Spazzadeschi Prior to founding LABS, in 2008 Luca led the creation of and co-invested in, together with other partners, Whysol Investments, an investment company specialised in the acquisition and development of greenfield energy infrastructure. Prior to Whysol Investments, he worked with Deutsche Bank AG where he covered the Italian market as part of the Continental Europe team. Previously, he spent over 11 years in the Investment Banking divisions of Rothschild, Merrill Lynch and Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance in London, New York and Milan, where he was involved in the origination and execution of corporate finance transactions, advised private equity funds in a considerable number of leveraged buy outs and large corporates such as ENI, Enel, Gruppo Autostrade, Suez Group, Tiscali, Ferrovie dello Stato and Finmeccanica in several domestic and crossborder transactions. Luca holds a M. Sc. in Economics and Finance from Università of Pavia. He fluently speaks Italian and English. About Labs Corporate Finance LABS Corporate Finance is a leading independent advisory and merchant banking boutique. Headquartered in Milan, it manages its operations in Italy as well as in other European countries. LABS combines solid and diversified professional experiences to support corporate clients, family owned businesses and financial sponsors seeking financial senior advice on a diversified range of transactions. ADVISORY LABS provides investment banking, corporate finance and private equity advice as well as transaction arrangement services, leveraging on its in-house diversified extensive sets of skills and technical expertise originated from longterm previous experiences in top-tier institutions. LABS favors, among other deals, primary sale/buy side transactions, advising entrepreneurs, family owned businesses and medium sized private groups on both disposals processes, to support the selection of financial or strategic partners, and acquisitions to successfully deliver external growth strategies. LABS invests time in understanding each client and takes a long-term approach, building lasting and repetitive relationships as their trusted, independent adviser. LABS offers objective and impartial advise to its clients, exceeding their expectations in the delivery of growth strategies and appropriate business changes. LABS manages, alongside with other partners, selected senior advisors and other client’s professionals, each step needed to successfully complete deals, both sell-side and buy-side, customizing ad-hoc strategic approaches in order to fulfill clients’ requirements. LABS lean tight-knit structure allows versatility, effectiveness, commitment to deadlines and an innovative and flexible approach to meet the variable markets’ dynamics. INVESTMENTS On a club deal basis, LABS also arranges primary growth capital for private equity investments, targeting the most attractive risk-return combinations, investing its own resources alongside a proprietary network of private investors and financial partners. Investors are what make successful ventures possible. LABS recognizes and proposes the most solid and profitable initiatives for its investors, following a strict value proposition guideline based on an industrial approach that provides above average returns, granting full transparency, alignment of interests between parties and minimum risk of project failure. Luca Spazzadeschi Labs Corporate Finance Tel: 39 02 36559976 Email: Luca Spazzadeschi Co-Founder and Managing Partner | Labs Corporate Finance

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