Private Equity and Venture Capital in Italy

31 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last revised: 18 Oct 2009

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Chiara Bentivogli

Bank of Italy

Amanda Carmignani

Bank of Italy

Diana Marina Del Colle

Bank of Italy

Roberto Del Giudice

Associazione Italiana del Private Equity e Venture Capital (AIFI)

Massimo Gallo

Bank of Italy

Andrea Generale

Bank of Italy

Anna Gervasoni

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Massimiliano Rigon

Bank of Italy

Paola Rossi

Bank of Italy

Enrico Sette

Bank of Italy

Bruna Szego

Bank of Italy

Date Written: February 16, 2009

Abstract

This paper examines private equity and venture capital in Italy. The first part looks at the main features of the Italian market and its recent evolution; the second part considers the results of a survey of firms and intermediaries designed to gather information regarding contract features and the characteristics of investee firms and investing intermediaries. Finally, the paper discusses the main obstacles to the development of the sector using information from the survey of intermediaries.

Keywords: private equity, venture capital

JEL Classification: G24, G32

Suggested Citation

Bentivogli, Chiara and Carmignani, Amanda and Del Colle, Diana Marina and Del Giudice, Roberto and Gallo, Massimo and Generale, Andrea and Gervasoni, Anna and Rigon, Massimiliano and Rossi, Paola and Sette, Enrico and Szego, Bruna, Private Equity and Venture Capital in Italy (February 16, 2009). Bank of Italy Occasional Paper No. 41. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1479505 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1479505

Chiara Bentivogli

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

Amanda Carmignani

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
00184 Roma
Italy

Diana Marina Del Colle

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
00184 Roma
Italy

Roberto Del Giudice

Associazione Italiana del Private Equity e Venture Capital (AIFI) ( email )

Italy

Massimo Gallo

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale, 91
Roma, 00184
Italy

Andrea Generale

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

Anna Gervasoni

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Massimiliano Rigon

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

Paola Rossi

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

Enrico Sette (Contact Author)

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

Bruna Szego

Bank of Italy ( email )

Via Nazionale 91
Rome, 00184
Italy

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