Italian PE award

AIFI, the Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, and Ernst & Young, in collaboration with Il Mondo, Il Sole 24 Ore, SDA Bocconi and the sponsorship of the Borsa Italiana, will promote the first Claudio Demattè Private Equity Award of the Year.

To honour his memory, the award bears the name of the late Professor Claudio Demattè, president of AIFI, who died on March, 19 2004. The initiative is aimed at offering a valuable contribution to the growth and expansion of the venture capital sector in Italy.

The purpose of the award is to acknowledge particular transactions that have distinguished themselves in the private equity arena in early stage, expansion or buyout.