President and Founding Partner
Luciano is a professional with over 20 years of investment experience in private equity and a first-in-class network in Italy.
He is a Member of the Investment Committee and Board of Directors of Indaco Venture.
In his previous experiences he has been:
• Senior Advisor at Alpha Private Equity
• Head of Private Equity at Intesa Sanpaolo
He also worked at Natwest (now RBS), Chase Manhattan (now J.P. Morgan) and Credit Lyonnais.
AD and Founding Partner
Gianluca has over 10 years of experience in primary Italian and international private equity funds.
During his career he has worked side by side with entrepreneurs and managers to maximize value creation.
He was a Partner of The Equity Club, an investment platform promoted by Mediobanca. Previously, he held several roles at:
• Alpha Private Equity
• Alto Partners
• Credit Agricole PE (now Omnes Capital)
• Ernst & Young Transaction Service
Digital and Operation, Founding Partner
Carlo has 20 years of experience in managerial, digital and Private Equity roles.
In his career he has gained a deep knowledge of the digital world having held relevant roles in blue chip corporations and a tier-1 private equity fund.
He was Operating Partner at InvestIndustrial in New York and held senior management positions in:
• Luxottica (Supply Chain Director, CIO and COO)
• FCA Group (VP of Production and Logistics)
• Efeso Consulting
Michele has over 10 years of experience in international Private Equity transactions working closely with entrepreneurs and managers.
In his career he has developed a proven ability to implement buy & build, internationalization and operational enhancement strategies.
He was Director of KKR / Pillarstone in London, a turnaround investment platform backed by KKR. Previously, he held several roles in:
• Bregal / Englefield Capital
• Merrill Lynch, investment banking division
Michele holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Luca has over 6 years of experience working in investment banking, management consulting and private equity at international level, having lived and worked in 7 countries across 4 continents. In his career he developed cross-functional skills in financial advisory and execution of step change operational transformation programs.
He was investment banker in the Industrials/Business Services team at Bank of America in London.
Previously, he held severals roles in:
• The Boston Consulting Group
• Deloitte Consulting/Monitor
• B4 Investimenti SGR
Luca holds an MBA with honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Finance performance Manager
Margherita has over 10 years of experience with a deep knowledge of performance monitoring & improvement.
Prior to joining KYIP, she was CFO in a family office for 3 years where she focused on all group companies working alongside the entrepreneur and the management teams. Prior to this experience she worked as Manager at KPMG in Transaction Services – Deal Advisory division.
Back Office and Administration
Erica joined KYIP CAPITAL in 2021 and she is in charge of administration and back office activities for the management company.
She has over 15 years of working experience as office manager in tier-1 italian as well as pan-european private equity funds and family offices.
Federico joined KYIP CAPITAL in 2022 as an Investment Associate, after working for more than 3 years in Boston Consulting Group as a management consultant.
During his advisory experience, he had the chance to develop a diversified set of cross-functional skills by taking part to several projects, spanning from strategic plans development to operational improvement programs implementation across different industries and countries in Europe.
His project activity mainly focused on consumer and industrial goods and media clients.
Stefano Mainetti is an entrepreneur, business consultant and lecturer with more than 30 years of experience in digital technologies and innovation.
He is founder and President of WebScience Srl and DoDigital Srl. He is Adjunct Professor of the POLIMI Graduate School of Management and Scientific Director of the Cloud Transformation and Startup Intelligence Observatories of the Politecnico di Milano. He was CEO from 2013 to 2020 of PoliHub, the startup accelerator of the Politecnico di Milano. He participates as an innovation expert on numerous boards and strategic committees.