Borletti Group

Maurizio Borletti
Founding partner

Maurizio Borletti

Maurizio co-founded Borletti Group with Paolo De Spirt in 2005. He was previously the majority shareholder and CEO of silverware manufacturer and retailer Christofle, where he led the turnaround and development of the company (€100m sales, 900 employees and 50 shops). In 2005 Maurizio initiated and led the consortium (Pirelli, DB and Investitori Associati) that purchased la Rinascente. Maurizio graduated from Bocconi University in Milan. He speaks, Italian, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
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Paolo De Spirt
Founding partner

Paolo De Spirt

Paolo co-founded Borletti Group with Maurizio Borletti in 2005.
He was previously the president and CEO of French fashion house Emanuel Ungaro SA and the Group Business Development Director of luxury goods group Ferragamo.
From 1987 until 1998, Paolo worked in the Investment banking division of Deutsche Bank Ag. in London, Frankfurt and Milan. Between 1999 and 2002, Paolo was the Founder and CEO of S&C Group, the German retail group. Paolo graduated in 1987 from the University of Buckingham (Business School). He speaks Italian, English, German and
French.
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Gotzon de Gandiaga
Partner

Gotzon de Gandiaga

Gotzon joined Borletti Group in 2013 and is the partner heading the public funds activity of Borletti Group.
He previously spent 20 years at Morgan Stanley where he setup, lead and managed multiple businesses for the Institutional Equity Division. Gotzon’s experience spans from equity and equity derivatives to multi asset instruments and strategies.
Gotzon graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico in 1992 before taking a Master’s Degree in Financial Engineering at the EM Lyon, France. He speaks Spanish, French and English.
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Fabrice Pasquier
Chief Investment Officer

Fabrice Pasquier

Fabrice joined Borletti Group in 2019 to develop the Asset Management division (Savile Funds).

Fabrice has 20 years of experience as an investment and asset manager within the Crédit Agricole Group. Previously he worked at First Chicago NDB (now part of JP Morgan).

Fabrice graduated from Ecole Supérieure Internationale d'Administration des Entreprises in 1992 before a postgraduate degree in Banking and Finance from University Paris X Nanterre. His mother tongue is French and he is fluent in English with a good knowledge of Italian.
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Matteo Novelli
Managing director

Matteo Novelli

Matteo joined Borletti Group in 2013 as a managing director to set up the Asset Management division with Gotzon.
Matteo has 15 years of experience as a fund manager and a financial analyst. Prior to joining Borletti Group, Matteo worked for seven years as a portfolio manager at Republic Asset Management and Compagnie Financière de Deauville, for eight years as a financial analyst at Exane BNP Paribas and for two years as an auditor with Mazars. In 2008, he set up his own investment boutique which he then sold in 2013.
Matteo graduated from Bocconi University in Milan and holds a Masters from H.E.C in Paris. He speaks Italian, French, English and Spanish.
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Sara Airini
Director - Chief Financial Officer

Sara Airini

Sara Airini joined Borletti Group in 2017 as director, leading the development project of The Market Outlet Experience, with more than 15 years’ of experience in Corporate Finance and Business Development. She starts her professional career in 1997 in the M&A department of Fiat Group as financial analyst. In 2001 she joins the Italian Investment Bank Meliorbanca as senior financial analyst. In 2003 moves in real estate industry working for Realty Partners, a consultant company acting as global advisor for Prelios SGR and then for Zero SGR, a fund management company focused on development and management of real estate speculative funds.
Sara holds a Master Degree in Economics, awarded in 1997 at the University of Turin. In 2014 she got a Global MBA at Manchester Business School. She speaks, Italian, English with a good understanding of German and French.
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Valentina Di Rienzo
Private Equity Director

Valentina Di Rienzo

Valentina di Rienzo joined Borletti Group in 2020 as director in the private equity division with more than 12 years of experience in Corporate Finance and M&A. She starts her professional career in 2008 in EY Corporate Finance department. In 2010 she joined Vitale&Co S.p.A., a leading independent investment bank in Italy, focusing on the structuring and execution of corporate finance transactions (both M&A and debt advisory). In 2017 she moved to Spactiv S.p.A., a SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) listing it in the Milan Stock Exchange launched by Borletti Group, focusing on capital market, scouting and structuring of the acquisition of an existing company with the aim of listing through a merger.
Valentina graduated in Business Administration from Bocconi University (Milan) in 2005 and holds a Master Degree in Corporate Finance from Bocconi University in 2007. She speaks Italian and English, with a good understanding of Spanish and French.
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Alessandro Antonaci
Head of Accounting

Alessandro Antonaci

Alessandro joined Borletti group in 2018 as head of accounting.
He has 10 years of experience in accounting, tax and administration in Luxembourg.
He holds a Master degree in International Finance Audit & Control, from PricewaterhouseCooper Academy in Luxembourg.
He speaks Italian, French and English.
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Roxane Mogenc
Corporate Officer

Roxane Mogenc

Roxane Mogenc Sciascia joined Borletti group in 2020 as Corporate Officer in Luxembourg.
She worked previously at PwC Luxembourg for 5 years, with experience in two departments: Entity Governance and Compliance, and Tax Reporting.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Banking, Insurance and Finance, from IUP de Finance of Nancy and a certification in Management of Fashion and Luxury Companies, from Bocconi University.
She speaks Italian, French, English and has a good understanding of Spanish.”
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Viola Ferrario
Private Equity Manager

Viola Ferrario

Viola Ferrario joined Borletti Group in 2020 as manager in the private equity division. She started her professional career in 2016 in EY TAS corporate finance department. In 2018 she joined EY-Parthenon strategy as a senior analyst, focusing on fashion & luxury, retail and consumer goods industries.
Viola holds a Master Degree in Management Engineering, awarded in 2016 at Politecnico di Milano. She speaks Italian and English, with a good understanding of Spanish and French.
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Veronica Vigna
Office Manager / PA

Veronica Vigna

Veronica Vigna joined Borletti Group in 2020 as Office Manager / PA in Luxembourg head office. She started her career in Intesa Sanpaolo Bank and worked for nine years as credit analyst for the office branch and as administrator for the Internal Audit and Intermediary Risk department.
In 2013 she moved to Luxembourg and worked for Ferrero International S.A., Working Capital Management Group S.A. and Exequtive Partner S.A as Chairman’s Assistant and EA/Administrator, she was responsible for the coordination of the board of directors, support to the legal department and several assistance-administrative tasks. She graduated in Literature and Philosophy in 2003 and holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Training and Development awarded in 2011. She speaks Italian, English, French and Spanish.
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Francesco Noseda
Managing director

Francesco Noseda

Francesco joined Borletti Group in 2018 as a managing director to set up the Hospitality division
He previously was involved in numerous hospitality projects on behalf of investors and leading hotel groups.
He also worked as EVP of Swissôtel in charge of acquisitions and lead the $450M sale of Swissôtel US portfolio to Blackstone. Prior to this, he worked at Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts first as a Regional VP, Development and later as SVP Strategy and Acquisitions.
Francesco graduated from the University of Geneva and holds a MBA degree from INSEAD.
He speaks English, Italian and French with good knowledge of German and Spanish.
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Rossana Gatti
BG RE Meridiana
Office Manager

Rossana Gatti

Rossana joined Borletti Group iin 2013 as PA and office Manager in Luxembourg head office. Since January 2018 she is responsible for BG RE Meridiana offices organization.
Previously, Rossana was a freelance journalist for PassaParola, the only Italian language magazine in Luxembourg. This followed 12 years working at la Rinascente, the luxury Italian department store chain, where Rossana held roles including PR and events manager.
Rossana speaks Italian, fluent in English, and also speaks French with elementary understanding of German and Luxembourgish.
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Jean Martin Stoffel
Independent Director

Jean Martin Stoffel

Jean Martin joined Borletti Group in 2006 and is a financial consultant of the group. He holds other high-level positions, including managing partner of Radices Fiduciam S.A. and board member to various regulated funds in Luxembourg.
He holds a Masters’ degree in Applied Business Sciences from the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He speaks Luxembourgish, French, Germand, English and Italian.
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Estelle Fornallaz
Independent director

Estelle Fornallaz

Estelle is an independent director. She joined Borletti Group in 2007 and was the partner heading the Private Equity activities until March 2018.
She speaks French, English and Italian, with a good understanding of German.
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