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“WHENEVER YOU SEE A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS, SOMEONE ONCE MADE A COURAGEOUS DECISION”
Peter Ferdinand Drucker

COMPANY

Signature was born in 2018 in the prestigious setting of Milan.

The founding members, bound by a historical friendship, have decided to share and join their experience in the field of Corporate Finance.

They have gained wide professional experience working in Private Equity and Management Consulting.

The combination of these unique and complementary skills allow us to provide our customers, mainly operating in the mid-market segment, with services that can support them throughout the stages of the life cycle.

One of the key distinctive factors of our working method is that the partners are personally involved in every phase of the operation. Besides we meet the requirements related to independence from conflicts of interest and alignment with clients.

TEAM

Alessandro Riggio

ALESSANDRO RIGGIO
Managing Partner

Born in 1971. Degree in Economics and Business from the University of Palermo. Mba at SDA Bocconi. He has gained long-time experience in mergers and acquisitions on behalf of industrial and services companies and for private equity funds. Signature founder in 2018.
Christian Candela

CHRISTIAN CANDELA
Managing Partner

Born in 1975. Degree in Economics and Business from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan. Master in “Management in the Network Economy” in joint venture between University of California at Berkeley and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Piacenza. Public Accountant, partner of the Candela Studio in Milan, he has gained many years of experience in corporate finance operations and corporate reorganizations, holding top positions as CFO for various multinational corporations.Signature founder in 2018.
Gianmarco Battista

GIANMARCO BATTISTA
Analyst

Born in 1990. Degree in Economics and Finance from the “Luigi Bocconi” University. Since 2018 he has been working as a Signature Financial Analyst in Corporate Finance and Management Control fields.
Federica Colonna

FEDERICA COLONNA
Assistant Office

Born in 1984. Graduated in Communication Sciences at the IULM University of Milan. Ten years’ experience as Assistant Office and Front & Back Office. Since 2018 she has been working as Assistant Office in Signature.
Andrea Rallo

ANDREA RALLO
Intern

Born in 2001.

Majoring in Economics and Business Management.

Alessandro Riggio

ALESSANDRO RIGGIO
Managing Partner

Born in Agrigento on March 4th,1971. Degree in Economics and Business from the University of Palermo. MBA at SDA Bocconi. He has gained long-time experience in mergers and acquisitions on behalf of industrial and services companies and for private equity funds. Signature founder in 2018.
Christian Candela

CHRISTIAN CANDELA
Managing Partner

Born in Milano on November 23rd, 1975. Degree in Economics and Business from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan. Master in “Management in the Network Economy” in joint venture between University of California at Berkeley and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Piacenza. Public Accountant, partner of the Candela Studio in Milan, he has gained many years of experience in corporate finance operations and corporate reorganizations, holding top positions as CFO for various multinational corporations. Signature founder in 2018.
Federica Colonna

FEDERICA COLONNA
Assistant Office

Born in Busto Arsizio (Varese) on May 2nd, 1984. Graduated in Communication Sciences at the IULM University of Milan. Ten years’ experience as Assistant Office and Front & Back Office. Since 2018 she has been working as Assistant Office in Signature.
Gianmarco Battista

GIANMARCO BATTISTA
Analyst

Born in Agnone (IS) on February 20th, 1990. Degree in Economics and Finance from the “Luigi Bocconi” University. Since 2018 he has been working as a Signature Financial Analyst in Corporate Finance and Management Control fields.

ANDREA RALLO
Intern

Born in 2001.

Majoring in Economics and Business Management.

SERVICES

M&A

acquisition and disposal of shareholdings acquisitions and divestments of companies or business joint-venture deals leveraged and management buy-out venture-capital transactions reorganization of companies and industrial groups

CAPITAL MARKETS

listings on regulated markets listings on the AIM Market obligatory emissions MiniBond

ADVISORY

business planning business valuations business restructuring financial planning

TRACK RECORD

CONTACT

Largo Augusto, 3
20122 Milano – Italy

Signature S.r.l.
Corporate Finance

Largo Augusto, 3
20122 Milano – Italy

VAT no. and Tax Code 10423460962
Nominal Capital. 10.000€ i.v.