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Company Overview of Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A.

Company Overview

Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A. is a merchant-banking firm that provides financial advisory services. The firm offers corporate finance services focusing on mergers and acquisitions advice, company valuations, financial restructuring, privatization deals, and underwriting of initial public offerings. Additionally, it provides equity research, stock broking, and asset management services. The firm was formerly known as AFV-MILLA & CO. SIM SpA. Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A. is headquartered in Milan, Italy with additional offices in Prato, Lecco, and Rome.

Via Broletto, 46

Milan, MI 20121


Founded in 1999


39 02 722061


39 0272 20 65 05

Key Executives for Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 64
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of France
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A. Key Developments

Schroders Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Gruppo Banca Leonardo

Schroders plc (LSE:SDR) is in talks to buy Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A., Il Sole 24 Ore reported on January 10, 2016. The talks are reportedly at an intermediate stage. Schroders is said to be interested in buying a 70% stake in Banca Leonardo, along with an option to buy the remaining 30% from current Banca Leonardo shareholders.

Houlihan Lokey Reportedly Buying Leonardo & Co

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) is reportedly buying Leonardo & Co. S.p.A. from Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A. Houlihan Lokey is close to buying Leonardo & Co, the financial advisory arm of Italy's Banca Leonardo, for a double-digit million euro amount, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. The two parties have struck a preliminary agreement and negotiations are in the final stretch, the source said, adding that investment bank Jefferies Group LLC had also been interested. The source did not say when the deal would be finalised. Banca Leonardo and Houlihan Lokey both declined to comment.

Natixis In Negotiations To Acquire DNCA Stake

Natixis (ENXTPA:KN) announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with TA Associates Management, L.P., Gruppo Banca Leonardo S.p.A. and the managers of DNCA Finance related to the proposal by Natixis Global Asset Management, L.P. to acquire 71.2% stake in DNCA for €549 million in cash. DNCA’s management would remain a shareholder alongside Natixis Global Asset Management. This potential transaction was presented to Natixis Global Asset Management’s representative bodies on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Credit Suisse is acting as financial advisor for TA Associates.

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