BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Matteo joined Acuity in 2020 with almost two decades’ experience in corporate finance, Private Equity and technology investment banking. Matteo started his career at Goldman Sachs on the fixed- income trading floor, cutting his teeth in Structured Finance before becoming a founding member of Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners. He continued his career as a private investor at STAR Capital, focusing on sourcing, investing and growing strategic asset-backed businesses in Western Europe until he moved to the technology sector with Silverpeak investment banking.

Matteo has deep insight into the worlds of large corporations and pure financial investors, enabling him to build bridges between the objectives of founders and CEOs and those of investors and acquirors. His experience across M&A and capital-raising cross-border transactions, from the mid- market to multi billion deals, provides him with a valuable understanding of deal dynamics, from technical and emotional standpoints. This is key in his ability to provide support and assistance to his clients at each step of the process and ensure a successful outcome.

Matteo also brings substantial expertise in structuring and negotiating debt financing, having previously been a lender and a borrower. With an engineering background from the Polytechnic in Turin, Matteo is a very analytical problem solver and a candid communicator, whether the topic is deep technology or an intricate negotiating situation.

Matteo’s track record covers many technology sectors, including Deep Tech, SaaS, FinTech and Mobility. He understands the key role technology plays in more traditional industries such as Utilities, Energy & Power, Infrastructure and Fibre Optics, Industrials and Business Services.

“From the outset, the Acuity Advisors team were able to quickly appreciate the strategic significance of our technology offering and Moortec’s unique positioning within the industry. Acuity Advisors provided sector-aware guidance to our senior team, methodically working with us and Synopsys to reach this successful outcome which will benefit not only our employees and shareholders but also our combined global customer base. We are extremely pleased to have selected Acuity Advisors and we thank them for the invaluable professional support they have provided.”

STEPHEN CROSHER
CEO, Moortec

AFTER WORK

Matteo is married with two children and enjoys spending his free time outdoors – cycling, running, swimming, skiing, sailing and scuba diving. While kitesurfing is still work in progress, Matteo hopes to sign up for his first Ironman in the not too distant future.