Praesidium is the first Private Investment Office in Italy: headquartered in Milan and New York, the firm analyses investments opportunities globally, with a strong focus on the North American market

Who We Are

Praesidium is the first Private Investment Office in Italy, and one of the very few structures of this kind in Europe.  Praesidium identifies and selects the best managers and club deals in Private Equity, Private Real Estate and Private Debt anywhere in the world.

Praesidium is totally independent and 100% controlled and held by its promoters and management team.

Praesidium builds on the unique know-how, track record and global experience of its promoters and members of the different boards and committees: together they represent several hundred years of experience in the financial markets and cooperate in supplying to clients the most sophisticated interdisciplinary expertise through corporate finance and appraisals, principal investing in Private Markets, governance issues, tax structuring and succession planning.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

A seasoned and experienced patrimony of interdisciplinary competences, with a common thread of the highest professional and ethical standards in the financial services industry in Italy, it interacts on a continuous basis with the two Committees to provide best advice to its clients.

MEMBERS
INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Gathering some of the best known professionals at global level in the Private Equity and Real Estate world, it supports the investment team in identifying, structuring, negotiating and investing in the best club deals and managers worldwide in Private Markets.

MEMBERS
TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Made up of prominent technical experts, it provides high-profile, conflict-free, independent advisory to our clients and also technical opinions to Praesidium’s management and Board of Directors.

MEMBERS

Our Guiding Principles

We sincerely believe that our business model, while based on pre-existing and successful experiences, is truly unique in the international Private Investment Office landscape: while many players around the world adopt single features of our model, we assume to be among the very few that strictly follow the following «core values»:

INDEPENDENCE

We are genuinely independent: our capital is entirely held by management and promoters of Praesidium.

REGULATED SETUP

We have elected to be fully regulated as an AIFM (Alternative Investments Fund Manager) in the European Union.

ALIGNMENT WITH CLIENTS

We are fully aligned with our clients, because Partners co-invest in every single undertaking proposed to external clients.

LACK OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

We are a conflict-free sounding board and finder of the best managers and club deals.

INTEGRITY

The Partners and promoters of Praesidium have elected to make integrity, professionalism and discipline the core values of their decades-long entire careers, both in Italy and abroad.