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Year Founded: 2000

AUM: $532.1M | Dry Powder: $194.8M

Via Manfredo Camperio 9, 20123 Milan, Italy

Quadrivio SGR is a private equity firm founded in 2000 and is based in Milan, Italy. The firm seeks to invest in companies focusing on macro-trends. The Group has an international presence, with offices in Luxembourg, Milan and London

Key Contacts

  • Alessandro Binello

    Co-Founder, Group Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner

  • Walter Ricciotti

    Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner

  • Sara Airini

    Investor, Principal & Partner

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries

    Business Products and Services (B2B), Consumer Products and Services (B2C), Healthcare, Information Technology

  • Geographical Preference

    Europe, US

  • Preferred Deal Types

    Buyout/LBO, Debt – General, Early-Stage VC, Later Stage VC, Seed Round

  • Other Investment Preferences

    Prefers majority stake, Prefers minority stake, Seeks ESG investments, Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Industry 4.0 Fund
Vintage: 2018

Size: $170.7M

Dry Powder: $49.3M 

Details: The fund targets to invest in the commercial product, IT, advanced manufacturing, robotics, AI, restaurant and leisure sectors

Quadrivio Fondi Q3
Vintage: 2017

Size: $236.8M

Dry Powder: $42.5M

Details: The fund targets investments in the computer hardware sector in Italy

Quadrivio Green Energy Fund
Vintage: 2015

Size: $56M

Dry Powder: $5.2M

Details: It targets investments in the retail, energy equipment and other energy sectors

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In April 2022, Quadrivio Group, through its Industry 4.0 fund, and Mr. Dino Pozzato acquired SKA Group for an undisclosed amount. Quadrivio Group will hold a 65% stake in the company, while Mr. Dino Pozzato will hold the remaining stake. SKA Group designs and manufactures a complete range of poultry farming systems

In December 2021, Quadrivio Group, through its Industry 4.0 fund, acquired a majority stake in Soft Non Wovens, a Biella-based non-woven fabric manufacturer, for an undisclosed amount. Intesa Sanpaolo, MPS Capital Service and BPER Banca provided debt financing to support the deal

In July 2021, Texbond, a manufacturer of polypropylene nonwoven fabrics, was acquired by Quadrivio SGR, Mediocredito Trentino-Alto Adige, Mr. Giuseppe Gaspari and Ms. Cristina Parisi through an LBO for €60 million

In November 2020, EPI (Accessories), an operator of an e-commerce sports merchandising company was acquired by Quadrivio SGR through an LBO for an undisclosed amount

In July 2019, Quadrivio acquired a majority stake in Italy-based rotational moulding business Rototech. Quadrivio via its Industry 4.0 fund, acquired a 60% stake in Rototech from the founding Accornero family

In June 2019, Quadrivio Group , through its Industry 4.0 fund, acquired a majority stake in Nabucco, the holding company of F&DE Group , active in hotel catering services

In December 2017, Quadrivio Capital S.G.R. acquired a portfolio of photovoltaic plants from IMESA. The portfolio consists of three ground-based photovoltaic plants located in Central Italy

The Quadrivio Green Energy Fund invested in 4 greenfield projects – 2 biogas plants and 2 mini-hydro plant. The fund also approved a new investment to acquire a group of solar plants bringing the draw-down to 40% of the total commitment. The fund closed the fundraising in December 2016 with a total amount equal to €52 million

In October 2016, Quadrivio Private Equity Fund 3 acquired a majority stake in Farmol. Farmol based out of Italy, is a producer of aerosol and liquid-based products for the household and personal care sector

In February 2016, Quadrivio through its fund “Quadrivio Private Equity Fund 3 (QPEF3)”, acquired a majority stake in printed circuit board producer Somacis for €100 million from IMI Fondi Chiusi. Somacis Group produces printed circuit boards for the aerospace, medical and infrastructure sector

In December 2014, Quadrivio acquired Pantex, from Bromioli Rocco Holdings Sa (Vision Capital and Banca Nazionale del Lavoro). Pantex, based out of Italy, is a roll goods manufacturer which offers premium materials for the hygienic market

Other Details

Quadrivio Group has cumulatively raised and managed over €2 billion. The company has an international presence, with offices in Luxembourg, Milan, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and London. The Group has made more than 100 investments so far. Quadrivio Group has realized significant performances, with a 21% Average Portfolio IRR.

Quadrivio group’s latest open fund “Silver Economy Fund” was launched in April 2021 and has target size of $474.7 million. Silver Economy Fund is a themed fund focusing on enterprises leading the Baby Boomers and Over 70. The fund will invest in European and US companies offering bespoke products and services to the entire over-50s age group, supplying these businesses with the necessary capital to speed up growth and development.

21 Invest, Axiom Asia Private Capital, Como Venture, Istituto Atesino di Sviluppo, NEM Sgr, New Horizon, Siguler Guff & Company, Style Capital SGR, Sirius Holding, Tachyon Mobility, TTVenture, Vertis SGR, Wellington Partners, ZernikeMeta Ventures are some of the co-investors who invest alongside Quadrivio Group.

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Press Release