Palamon Capital Partners has appointed Lorenzo Pellicioli to its board of advisors. Pellicioli is currently CEO of the De Agostini Group, the Italian conglomerate with interests ranging from finance to publishing. As the CEO of Seat Pagine Gialle from 1997 to 2000, he led the largest and most successful leveraged buyout in Italy. He is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of Generali Insurance and serves as deputy chairman on the board of Générale de Santé.
Charcoal and natural additives company saw final bids from two banks and one direct lender
VCs including the Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, BtoV and Ringier Digital Ventures also participated
Around 40 existing and new LPs, including British Patient Capital and the EIF, participated
Fund will invest in buyouts, recapitalisations and carve-outs of both profitable and underperforming businesses