21 Invest builds team

21 Invest has appointed Michele Garulli as director of its Milan office. Garulli was previously director of the Milan branch of Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Private Equity where he was originating, structuring and negotiating leveraged buyouts in Italy. He has gained significant experience of the industrial sector having worked with Ducati Motor, Safta, flexible packaging and Gruppo Galli, food retailer.

Niccolo Uzielli de Mari has also joined the firm as an associate based in Milan. He previously worked for three years as a senior analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston’s Italian coverage group in London.