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Macquarie Capital makes senior appointment in Milan as it continues to build out market capabilities in Italy

  • Roberto Sambuco joins Macquarie Capital as a senior managing director
  • Appointment strengthens Macquarie’s presence in the Italian market
  • Mr Sambuco brings over 25 years of experience across corporate finance, public and private sector management roles in Italy

Milan , 02 December 2021

Macquarie Capital (Macquarie) has announced the appointment of Roberto Sambuco as a senior managing director, strengthening the firm’s local presence and capabilities.

Roberto Purcaro, Head of Macquarie Capital in Italy, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Roberto, his proven track record and focus will be invaluable in continuing to grow the team and strengthen Macquarie Group’s presence in Milan. We consider Italy to be a country of great opportunity and one that’s at an inflexion point with the implementation of reforms and a focus on prioritising digitalisation, decarbonisation, and new infrastructure, combined with the firepower of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan. Private finance has an important role to play in achieving these goals and we want to contribute to the Italian market with our global expertise.”

As a valuable member of Macquarie Capital, Mr Sambuco will bring specialist expertise, innovative perspectives, and flexible capital solutions to support clients and partners - across infrastructure, energy, and technology.

Mr Sambuco joins Macquarie Capital from Vitale&Co, where he was a partner and brings over 25 years’ experience across corporate finance, industrial and public management. He led several high-profile M&A transactions for corporates such as Tim, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Sia, WeBuild, Metroweb-OpenFiber, Italgas, as well as for leading infrastructure funds and private equity firms.

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