Team

An experienced team guided by a group of time-tested partners with over 20 years of experience working together, possessing complementary expertise gained through years in private equity, consultancy, investment banking and industry

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Paolo Gambarini

Founding Partner

Paolo Gambarini

Founding Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Founding Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - present)
Director of Equity Research, Credit Suisse First Boston (Milan and London, 1994 - 2000)
Equity Research, Smith New Court (London 1993 - 1994)
Head of Research, Actinvest (London, 1990 - 1993)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1990)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Michele Semenzato

Founding Partner

Michele Semenzato

Founding Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Founding Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - present)
Executive Director M&A, ABN Amro (Milan, 1999 - 2000)
Manager, Bain & Company (Milan, 1993 - 1999)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration
University of California at Berkeley (1993)
MSc in Electronic Engineering, Università di Padova (1991)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Valentina Franceschini

Partner

Valentina Franceschini

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2008 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - 2008)
Equity Research, Credit Suisse First Boston (Milan and London, 1998 - 2000)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1998)

Stefano Ghetti

Partner

Stefano Ghetti

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity, (Milan, 2008 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2003 - 2008)
Head of Private Equity, Fineco SGR (Milan, 2001 - 2003)
Investment Manager, Incubatore Seat Matrix (Milan, 2000 - 2001)
Portfolio Manager of foreign Stock and Bond Funds, Arca SGR (Milan, 1995 - 2000)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi, (Milan, 1993)
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Fabrizio Medea

Partner

Fabrizio Medea

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2003 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - 2003)
Senior Consultant, Bain & Company (Milan, 1996 - 2000)
Consultant, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) (Milan and Istanbul, 1995 - 1996)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1995)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Luigi Vagnozzi

Partner

Luigi Vagnozzi

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2005 - 2017)
Financial Analyst, BPM Private Equity (Milan, 2004 - 2005)

Formazione

Master’s Degree in Merchant Banking, Università LIUC (Castellanza, 2004)
MSc in Industrial Engineering, Università Tor Vergata (Rome, 2001)

Davide Arrigoni

Investment Manager

Davide Arrigoni

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2017 - present)
Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (Milan, 2013 - 2016)
Leveraged Finance Summer Analyst, Barclays Capital (London, 2013)
M&A Summer Analyst, JP Morgan (London, 2012)

Formazione

MSc in Finance, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2013)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Alessio Riccioni

Investment Manager

Alessio Riccioni

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2017 - present)
Senior Consultant, Long Term Partners (LTP) (Milan, 2014 - 2017)
Business Analyst, Partners S.p.A. (Milan, 2012 - 2014)

Formazione

MSc in Finance, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2012)

Bruno Barago

Investment Manager

Bruno Barago

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2019 - present)
Business Analyst, McKinsey (Milan, 2017 - 2019)

Formazione

MSc in Management, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2016)

Ilaria Montefusco

Investment Manager

Ilaria Montefusco

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2020 - present)
Investment Associate, HAT (Milan, 2017 - 2020)

Formazione

MSc in International Management, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2018)
MSc in Corporate Finance, CASS Business School (London, 2017)

Paolo Zucchi

Investment Manager

Paolo Zucchi

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity, (Milan, 2021 - present)
Roland Berger, Project Manager (Milan, 2016 - 2020)
Permira, Investment professional Summer intern (Milan / London, 2019)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration, INSEAD (Fontainbleau / Singapore, 2019)
MSc in Industrial Engineering, Politecnico of Milan (Milan, 2015)

Ascanio Recchi

Investment Manager

Ascanio Recchi

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2021 - present)
Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company (Rome, 2016 - 2019)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration, London Business School (London, 2021)
MSc in Nanotechnology Engineering, Sapienza – University of Rome (Rome, 2015)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Elvira Viviani

CFO

Elvira Viviani

CFO

Esperienze Professionali

CFO, Wise Equity (Milan, 2015 - present)
Senior Director Portfolios & Banking Non-core Division, The Royal Bank of Scotland (Milan, 2008 - 2014)
Director Leveraged Finance, The Royal Bank of Scotland (Milan, 2001 - 2008)
Credit Analyst, ABN AMRO (Milan, 1997 - 2001)

Formazione

MSc in Political Economy, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1997)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Alessia Orsili

Administration

Alessia Orsili

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Administration and Risk Control, Wise Equity (Milan, 2009 - present)
Supervising Senior in management and operational coordination, KPMG (Milan, 2004 - 2009)

Formazione

MSc in Business and Corporate Law, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2005)

Elena Negri

Administration

Elena Negri

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Formazione

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Federica Ferri

Administration

Federica Ferri

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Administration, Accounting and Financial Reporting, Wise Equity (Milan, 2019 - present)
Senior Auditor, Ernst & Young (Milan, 2015 - 2019)

Formazione

MSc in Economics and Business Strategy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2015)

Wise Equity - Federica Ferri - Amministrazione

Monica Corcella

Support Staff

Monica Corcella

Support Staff

Esperienze Professionali

Support Staff, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Assistant Manager, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2014 - 2017)

Formazione

Wise Equity - Federica Ferri - Amministrazione

Liudmyla Shyngera

Support Staff

Liudmyla Shyngera

Support Staff

Esperienze Professionali

Support Staff, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Sales Associate, Dolce & Gabbana (Milan, 2016 - 2018)
Sales Back Office, Mediadoc (Milan, 2015 - 2016)

Formazione

MSc in Management, Ivano – Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (Ukraine, 2013)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Paolo Gambarini

Founding Partner

Paolo Gambarini

Founding Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Founding Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - present)
Director of Equity Research, Credit Suisse First Boston (Milan and London, 1994 - 2000)
Equity Research, Smith New Court (London 1993 - 1994)
Head of Research, Actinvest (London, 1990 - 1993)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1990)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Michele Semenzato

Founding Partner

Michele Semenzato

Founding Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Founding Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - present)
Executive Director M&A, ABN Amro (Milan, 1999 - 2000)
Manager, Bain & Company (Milan, 1993 - 1999)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration
University of California at Berkeley (1993)
MSc in Electronic Engineering, Università di Padova (1991)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Valentina Franceschini

Partner

Valentina Franceschini

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2008 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - 2008)
Equity Research, Credit Suisse First Boston (Milan and London, 1998 - 2000)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1998)

Stefano Ghetti

Partner

Stefano Ghetti

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity, (Milan, 2008 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2003 - 2008)
Head of Private Equity, Fineco SGR (Milan, 2001 - 2003)
Investment Manager, Incubatore Seat Matrix (Milan, 2000 - 2001)
Portfolio Manager of foreign Stock and Bond Funds, Arca SGR (Milan, 1995 - 2000)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi, (Milan, 1993)
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Fabrizio Medea

Partner

Fabrizio Medea

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2003 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - 2003)
Senior Consultant, Bain & Company (Milan, 1996 - 2000)
Consultant, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) (Milan and Istanbul, 1995 - 1996)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1995)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Luigi Vagnozzi

Partner

Luigi Vagnozzi

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2005 - 2017)
Financial Analyst, BPM Private Equity (Milan, 2004 - 2005)

Formazione

Master’s Degree in Merchant Banking, Università LIUC (Castellanza, 2004)
MSc in Industrial Engineering, Università Tor Vergata (Rome, 2001)

Davide Arrigoni

Investment Manager

Davide Arrigoni

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2017 - present)
Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (Milan, 2013 - 2016)
Leveraged Finance Summer Analyst, Barclays Capital (London, 2013)
M&A Summer Analyst, JP Morgan (London, 2012)

Formazione

MSc in Finance, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2013)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Alessio Riccioni

Investment Manager

Alessio Riccioni

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2017 - present)
Senior Consultant, Long Term Partners (LTP) (Milan, 2014 - 2017)
Business Analyst, Partners S.p.A. (Milan, 2012 - 2014)

Formazione

MSc in Finance, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2012)

Bruno Barago

Investment Manager

Bruno Barago

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2019 - present)
Business Analyst, McKinsey (Milan, 2017 - 2019)

Formazione

MSc in Management, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2016)

Ilaria Montefusco

Investment Manager

Ilaria Montefusco

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2020 - present)
Investment Associate, HAT (Milan, 2017 - 2020)

Formazione

MSc in International Management, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2018)
MSc in Corporate Finance, CASS Business School (London, 2017)

Paolo Zucchi

Investment Manager

Paolo Zucchi

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity, (Milan, 2021 - present)
Roland Berger, Project Manager (Milan, 2016 - 2020)
Permira, Investment professional Summer intern (Milan / London, 2019)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration, INSEAD (Fontainbleau / Singapore, 2019)
MSc in Industrial Engineering, Politecnico of Milan (Milan, 2015)

Ascanio Recchi

Investment Manager

Ascanio Recchi

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2021 - present)
Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company (Rome, 2016 - 2019)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration, London Business School (London, 2021)
MSc in Nanotechnology Engineering, Sapienza – University of Rome (Rome, 2015)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Elvira Viviani

CFO

Elvira Viviani

CFO

Esperienze Professionali

CFO, Wise Equity (Milan, 2015 - present)
Senior Director Portfolios & Banking Non-core Division, The Royal Bank of Scotland (Milan, 2008 - 2014)
Director Leveraged Finance, The Royal Bank of Scotland (Milan, 2001 - 2008)
Credit Analyst, ABN AMRO (Milan, 1997 - 2001)

Formazione

MSc in Political Economy, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1997)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Alessia Orsili

Administration

Alessia Orsili

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Administration and Risk Control, Wise Equity (Milan, 2009 - present)
Supervising Senior in management and operational coordination, KPMG (Milan, 2004 - 2009)

Formazione

MSc in Business and Corporate Law, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2005)

Elena Negri

Administration

Elena Negri

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Formazione

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Federica Ferri

Administration

Federica Ferri

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Administration, Accounting and Financial Reporting, Wise Equity (Milan, 2019 - present)
Senior Auditor, Ernst & Young (Milan, 2015 - 2019)

Formazione

MSc in Economics and Business Strategy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2015)

Wise Equity - Federica Ferri - Amministrazione

Monica Corcella

Support Staff

Monica Corcella

Support Staff

Esperienze Professionali

Support Staff, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Assistant Manager, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2014 - 2017)

Formazione

Wise Equity - Federica Ferri - Amministrazione

Liudmyla Shyngera

Support Staff

Liudmyla Shyngera

Support Staff

Esperienze Professionali

Support Staff, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Sales Associate, Dolce & Gabbana (Milan, 2016 - 2018)
Sales Back Office, Mediadoc (Milan, 2015 - 2016)

Formazione

MSc in Management, Ivano – Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (Ukraine, 2013)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Paolo Gambarini

Founding Partner

Paolo Gambarini

Founding Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Founding Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - present)
Director of Equity Research, Credit Suisse First Boston (Milan and London, 1994 - 2000)
Equity Research, Smith New Court (London 1993 - 1994)
Head of Research, Actinvest (London, 1990 - 1993)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1990)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Michele Semenzato

Founding Partner

Michele Semenzato

Founding Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Founding Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - present)
Executive Director M&A, ABN Amro (Milan, 1999 - 2000)
Manager, Bain & Company (Milan, 1993 - 1999)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration
University of California at Berkeley (1993)
MSc in Electronic Engineering, Università di Padova (1991)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Valentina Franceschini

Partner

Valentina Franceschini

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2008 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - 2008)
Equity Research, Credit Suisse First Boston (Milan and London, 1998 - 2000)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1998)

Stefano Ghetti

Partner

Stefano Ghetti

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity, (Milan, 2008 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2003 - 2008)
Head of Private Equity, Fineco SGR (Milan, 2001 - 2003)
Investment Manager, Incubatore Seat Matrix (Milan, 2000 - 2001)
Portfolio Manager of foreign Stock and Bond Funds, Arca SGR (Milan, 1995 - 2000)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi, (Milan, 1993)
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Fabrizio Medea

Partner

Fabrizio Medea

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2003 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2000 - 2003)
Senior Consultant, Bain & Company (Milan, 1996 - 2000)
Consultant, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) (Milan and Istanbul, 1995 - 1996)

Formazione

MSc in Business Economics, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1995)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Luigi Vagnozzi

Partner

Luigi Vagnozzi

Partner

Esperienze Professionali

Partner, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Director, Wise Equity (Milan, 2005 - 2017)
Financial Analyst, BPM Private Equity (Milan, 2004 - 2005)

Formazione

Master’s Degree in Merchant Banking, Università LIUC (Castellanza, 2004)
MSc in Industrial Engineering, Università Tor Vergata (Rome, 2001)

Davide Arrigoni

Investment Manager

Davide Arrigoni

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2017 - present)
Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) (Milan, 2013 - 2016)
Leveraged Finance Summer Analyst, Barclays Capital (London, 2013)
M&A Summer Analyst, JP Morgan (London, 2012)

Formazione

MSc in Finance, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2013)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Alessio Riccioni

Investment Manager

Alessio Riccioni

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2017 - present)
Senior Consultant, Long Term Partners (LTP) (Milan, 2014 - 2017)
Business Analyst, Partners S.p.A. (Milan, 2012 - 2014)

Formazione

MSc in Finance, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2012)

Bruno Barago

Investment Manager

Bruno Barago

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2019 - present)
Business Analyst, McKinsey (Milan, 2017 - 2019)

Formazione

MSc in Management, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2016)

Ilaria Montefusco

Investment Manager

Ilaria Montefusco

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2020 - present)
Investment Associate, HAT (Milan, 2017 - 2020)

Formazione

MSc in International Management, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2018)
MSc in Corporate Finance, CASS Business School (London, 2017)

Paolo Zucchi

Investment Manager

Paolo Zucchi

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity, (Milan, 2021 - present)
Roland Berger, Project Manager (Milan, 2016 - 2020)
Permira, Investment professional Summer intern (Milan / London, 2019)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration, INSEAD (Fontainbleau / Singapore, 2019)
MSc in Industrial Engineering, Politecnico of Milan (Milan, 2015)

Ascanio Recchi

Investment Manager

Ascanio Recchi

Investment Manager

Esperienze Professionali

Investment Manager, Wise Equity (Milan, 2021 - present)
Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company (Rome, 2016 - 2019)

Formazione

Master of Business Administration, London Business School (London, 2021)
MSc in Nanotechnology Engineering, Sapienza – University of Rome (Rome, 2015)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Elvira Viviani

CFO

Elvira Viviani

CFO

Esperienze Professionali

CFO, Wise Equity (Milan, 2015 - present)
Senior Director Portfolios & Banking Non-core Division, The Royal Bank of Scotland (Milan, 2008 - 2014)
Director Leveraged Finance, The Royal Bank of Scotland (Milan, 2001 - 2008)
Credit Analyst, ABN AMRO (Milan, 1997 - 2001)

Formazione

MSc in Political Economy, Università Bocconi (Milan, 1997)

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Alessia Orsili

Administration

Alessia Orsili

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Administration and Risk Control, Wise Equity (Milan, 2009 - present)
Supervising Senior in management and operational coordination, KPMG (Milan, 2004 - 2009)

Formazione

MSc in Business and Corporate Law, Università Bocconi (Milan, 2005)

Elena Negri

Administration

Elena Negri

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Formazione

Wise Equity - Investimenti Waycap

Federica Ferri

Administration

Federica Ferri

Administration

Esperienze Professionali

Administration, Accounting and Financial Reporting, Wise Equity (Milan, 2019 - present)
Senior Auditor, Ernst & Young (Milan, 2015 - 2019)

Formazione

MSc in Economics and Business Strategy, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2015)

Wise Equity - Federica Ferri - Amministrazione

Monica Corcella

Support Staff

Monica Corcella

Support Staff

Esperienze Professionali

Support Staff, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Assistant Manager, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan, 2014 - 2017)

Formazione

Wise Equity - Federica Ferri - Amministrazione

Liudmyla Shyngera

Support Staff

Liudmyla Shyngera

Support Staff

Esperienze Professionali

Support Staff, Wise Equity (Milan, 2018 - present)
Sales Associate, Dolce & Gabbana (Milan, 2016 - 2018)
Sales Back Office, Mediadoc (Milan, 2015 - 2016)

Formazione

MSc in Management, Ivano – Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (Ukraine, 2013)

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