Permira is pleased to announce that Roberto Biondi, partner in the Milan office, will take responsibility for leading the firm’s financing activities as Head of the Financing Group. He takes over from Max Biagosch, who is leaving Permira to pursue new business interests.
Roberto, 43, joined Permira in 2001 and became a partner in 2010. He has extensive experience in executing successful financings for the firm. As a member of Permira’s Financial Services and Industrials team he has been involved in many of the Permira Funds’ investments including Sisal, Marazzi, TDC and Just Retirement in Italy. In his new role Roberto will manage the firm’s key banking relationships and drive financing initiatives for new investments as well as across the portfolio.
Prior to joining Permira, Roberto was an associate with McKinsey & Company in Italy and Israel for three years, where he worked in the Telecoms and Marketing practice. Roberto has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and an MBA from INSEAD, France.
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