VAM Investments Group S.p.A., is an independent, mid-market investor actively pursuing majority and minority investments in Italy and abroad. The Sponsor focuses on growth and buyout investments in successful businesses and emerging leaders in highly specialized niches. Many of its targets are companies with an Italian connection, although the focus of the investment team is the broader European market. The Sponsor employs high profile entrepreneurs with global insight to actively support its portfolio, by bringing together private equity, world-class entrepreneurship and longstanding experience in financial markets to back entrepreneurs and CEOs seeking to grow their companies into leaders in their sectors. The Sponsor deploys carefully selected teams for each investment opportunity by mixing their sector expertise and private equity backgrounds. It leverages its partners’ global network of executives and private investors to generate opportunities for its portfolio companies, with a particular focus on the sectors in which its partners have expertise. The Sponsor team has directly relevant experience in several sectors, including luxury, consumer goods, retail, food, industrials, healthcare, B2B services and infrastructure. The Sponsor’s partners include Panfilo Tarantelli, Umberto Quadrino, Sergio Ascolani and Salvatore Cordaro.