Federico Braguglia
Advanced Capital

Federico Braguglia is Partner at Advanced Capital SGR.

Federico’s primary focus is on investment consulting for leading institutional investors and Private Equity investment activity in relation to PE funds, co-investments and direct transactions.

From 2001 to 2007 Federico developed his high level investment expertise with McKinsey’s Corporate Finance Practice, dealing with leading financial institutions, Private Equity funds, and large industrial companies in the growth and M&A areas.

From 1997 to 2000 Federico worked in the Corporate Finance Advisory Division of HSBC Investment Banking in London where, as Associate Director, he managed multiple Financial Advisory, M&A, and IPO deals for small and medium-sized industrial companies in Europe, with a specific focus on the Italian market.

Federico started his professional career as an economist with Istituto Mobiliare Italiano in Rome in 1993 and he received a degree in Economics and Business at the Luiss University in Rome and an MBA in Finance at the London Business School in 1996.

Andrea Mazzaferro
Portfolio Manager
Advanced Capital

Andrea Mazzaferro joined Advanced Capital in May 2008 and is currently Portfolio Manager. 

Andrea is responsible for the sourcing, screening, analysis and due diligence of private equity funds and secondary investments as well as co-investment and direct opportunities.

Andrea has over 10 years of Private Equity and Investment Banking experience, having worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and previously at E Capital Partners (Mittel Group) mainly on Private Equity transactions focusing on Healthcare, Aerospace & Defense, High-Tech, Consumer and Real Estate industries.

Andrea started his career at General Electric as part of the Financial Management Program where he gained global experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Commercial Finance, and Supply Chain mainly based in the UK and Italy.

Andrea received his BA in Institutions and Financial Markets Management, summa cum laude, from Bocconi University and attended an international finance program at Strathclyde University in Glasgow.

Giuseppe Salamone
Advanced Capital

Giuseppe Salamone is Principal at Advanced Capital. Before joining the Firm, Giuseppe has spent more than six years at Greenpark Capital, a Private Equity secondary Fund of Funds manager with €1.9bn under management.

He has been involved in all aspects of Private Equity activity – from deal sourcing, due diligence, structuring deal closings, presentation to Investment Committee, monitoring and fund raising – working in multiple markets on a global scope.

Other relevant professional experiences include Merrill Lynch, UniCredit Markets and Investment Banking and Epta Fund SGR.

Giuseppe, CFA, holds a Masters in Finance degree from the London Business School and a Degree in Institutions and Financial Markets Management from Bocconi University.