All the CIP management team are experienced professionals with noteworthy track records and extensive know-how in specialized areas of investment. The background of each individual member has been matured and enhanced thanks to a close working collaboration of over the years.

CARLO SGARBI, Managing Partner

Mr Sgarbi is a well-known investment banking professional who has been operative in global markets for over 20 years. After ‘filling’ many major positions within the Global Market , he landed the prestigious role as responsible for market activities (equity, fixed income, risk arbitrage) for Banca IMI in 1999, the investment bank of the Intesa Group where he was responsible for managing approximately 300 professionals specialized in different areas of risk. From 2007 to 2013 he was responsible for managing all investment activities within the primary Swiss family office. Since September 2013 he has been managing partner and founder of CIP.

MARCO FUMAGALLI, Founder Partner

Marco has a significant transaction track-record as a Global Partner at the PE house 3i Group, with significant results in the management of investments in both private (eg, Giochi Preziosi, Coelsanus Preserves, Vis Pharmaceuticals, Newron) and listed companies (Biosearch Italy, Datamat Novuspharma). The €200m investments generated a 2.6x return of capital. From 2010 to 2013 he was responsible for managing the private equity activities within the primary Swiss family office. Marco is one of the founder Partner of CIP.

MARCELLO NESTA, Investment Manager

Marcello began his career at SAI Investimenti SGR, Real Estate investment manager of the Italian insurer UnipolSai. In 2011 he joined a financial advisory firm in Switzerland, where he advised small and middle enterprises in raising debt and equity capital as well as valuated alternative investments. Marcello combines corporate finance skills with experience in alternative markets. Investment Manager at CIP since 2017, he dedicates to the Private Equity and Real Estate activities.

VALERIA GIRALDIN, Administration and Office Manager

Valeria has developed his career starting in 90’s in the accounting/administration departments of diverse multinational companies, in Italy and Switzerland. From 2003 to 2013 she was in charge of the administration activities for a major Swiss family office. Since October 2013 Valeria is in charge of the accounting and administration activities in CIP.