- Nicola Beretta Covacivich, based in London, is appointed as Senior Partner for the Clean Energy Infrastructure strategy;
- Riccardo Bruno, based in Milan is already member of the Advisory Board at EOS IM Group, is appointed as Senior Partner to the Private Equity Team, with a focus on Next Evolution Fund II;
- Anne Canel, based in Luxembourg is appointed as a Board Director of the General Partners;
- Blazo Ivanovic, based in London join the Advisory Board of EOS IM with the aim to strengthen the international relationships.
London, Luxembourg, Milan 20th June 2022 – EOS Investment Management (EOS IM), an independent international fund management group specialising in clean energy infrastructure and private equity alternative investment funds with a focus on sustainability, announces the expansion of its team. The EOS IM Group has made four new senior appointments across different strategic areas, roles and offices to continue its own growth trajectory.
Nicola Beretta Covacivich, based in London, has joined a Senior Partner in relation to the Clean Energy Infrastructure strategy. He is a very experienced infrastructure investments professional with a successful track record in infrastructure, PPP and renewable energy asset management, M&A, financial advisory and debt arranging in the UK, Continental Europe, North & South America and Australia. Nicola is a strong finance professional in Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Private Equity, Valuation and M&A. Prior to joining EOS IM, his senior roles included appointments as the Global Head of Infrastructure Investments at Santander Asset Management, Head of Infrastructure Debt for the JV between Santander SA and Wells Fargo Asset Management, and Co-head of Renewable Energy Advisory – Europe at Deloitte LLP – Corporate Finance.
Riccardo Bruno, based in Milan, is a member of the Advisory Board at EOS IM Group and he has recently he has been appointed as Senior Partner in relation to the Private Equity strategy, with a strong focus on EOS Next Evolution Fund II, EOS IM’ second Private Equity Fund. He also serves as Independent Director on a number of Boards including, previously, Atlantia SpA and Credito Emiliano S.p.A. He is also the founder of Capital Insight Partners, an independent advisory firm, and Professor of Structured Finance at LUISS University. Among his extensive experience, Riccardo was a Senior Partner and Board Member of Clessidra Sgr. Prior to this, he served as Managing Director at Deutsche Bank AG. His roles during this period included being the Country Head Responsible for Corporate and Investment Banking in Italy and a Member of the European Management Committee of Deutsche Bank AG London.
Anne Canel, based in Luxembourg, is appointed as a Board Director of the General Partners. She is also a board member of major companies in the Luxembourg ecosystem as ING Luxembourg and Foyer Finance & Foyer Santé, as well as in international Private Equity funds as KLAR Partners, Spinecap and Faduval. She gained experience as CFO for various companies like Foundation de France. Anne’s areas expertise run across the broader private equity, banking and philanthropic activities. Indeed, she has also been Philanthropy Advisory at Banque de Luxembourg in charge of the creation and development of philanthropy advisory services. She has held roles and been entrepreneurial in the commercial sector. She also is a strong supporter of protecting the environment and commercial enterprises that have a positive environment impact. Anne has actively contributed to the alternative investment fund management industry, having previously been a Board Member of the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and launched the ESG workgroup.
Blazo Ivanovic, based in London, has joined the EOS IM Group’s Advisory Board. He is a Director & Founder at Montebay Capital Ltd. In this role he provides a range of placement services to private equity and venture funds, including direct capital raising for growth companies as well as secondary solutions. Prior to establishing Montebay Capital he was a portfolio manager with a multi-family office, Westmount, which is based in Los Angeles. Previously, he was a Vice President with Morgan Stanley’s (Citi Smith Barney until 2009) private wealth management team in California, where he acquired and managed portfolios for a select group of HNW families and foundations.
“Since 2014 EOS IM has grown significantly, demonstrating that investing in sustainability-driven businesses generates solid returns and wonderful opportunities. Strengthening our internal structure is indicative of how this growth is concrete and tangible”. Ciro Mongillo, CEO & Founding Partner of EOS IM commented. “We are hugely committed to increasing our presence as leader in the private capital industry with a strong sustainable focus. With these senior additions working alongside the existing team, we are incredibly well positioned to grow our positioning across the industry, as well as our exposure to new markets and technologies”