DeA Capital Real Estate SGR S.p.A. is the Real Estate Fund Management Company leader in Italy with a market share of a 22.5%. The Company manages 9.5 bln euro assets in 48 real estate funds 2 of which are listed on the Italian Stock Exchange MIV segment.
Dea Capital Real Estate SGR can relay on a wide investor base encompassing approximately 220 institutional investors
De Agostini Group has 100% control of the Company.
DeA Capital Real Estate SGR S.p.A. is a part of De Agostini's group alternative asset management pan-european platform.
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Management and staff of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR provide the Company with high profile professional experiences, strategic and managerial skills, contacts and profitable relationships, innovation and credibility.
All the collaborators, in Rome and Milan, have a strong team spirit and a lot of positive energy.
Emanuele Caniggia, CEO of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR, is 53 years old, married, has two children and lives in Rome. During his business career, he has established numerous companies in which he has held various positions, beginning with Ar.Co.Graph in 1988. In 1996, he founded Abaco Servizi, a property services company, which contributed, through acquisitions in Italy and abroad, to the creation of Abaco Team, a leader in real-estate services. In 2006, he sold a 65% stake in Abaco Team to Gabetti Property Solutions, while continuing as the CEO until 2009, when he sold the remaining 35% of the company and became a shareholder in Gabetti, which he left in August 2012. From 2009 to 2012, he was a member of the Boards of Directors of Gabetti Property Solutions, Gabetti Agency, Patrigest and TreeRe. In October 2012, he set up Innovation Real Estate - formerly First Atlantic RE, which he took over, together with DeA Capital - and was the CEO until 2014. Since 28 April 2014, Emanuele Caniggia has been the CEO of the asset management company Dea Capital Real Estate SGR, which has assets under management of approximately EUR 10 billion, and whose main shareholder is the De Agostini group .
Emanuele Caniggia is a member of the Scientific Committee of EIRE, Quotidiano Immobiliare, sits on the Governing Council of Assoimmobiliare, and heads the association's Real-Estate Services Committee.
Paolo Scordino is the Vice President Market Development of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. From 2013 is a member of the Board of Assoimmobiliare. A graduate in economics and business from the University La Sapienza in Rome and Master in Business Administration from St. John's University. He was board member and CEO of Prelios SGR (2013-2016), Deputy Chairman with powers for the business development and fund raising of Harvip Investments (2012-2013), Director of Business Development, Fund Raising and Investor Relations of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR and FIMIT SGR ( 2010-2012 and 2004-2007), CEO of Zero SGR (2004-2007), Director of planning, strategy, finance, audit, Investor Relations and Foreign Shareholdings of Lottomatica (2000-2004), Director of Corporate Finance, Financial Analyst at Italian development (1997-2000), Strategic Services Consultant at Ernst & Young Consultants (1996-1997), Assistant Financial Analyst - Equity and Emerging Markets Research Department at Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. (1995-1996).
Alberto Meloni is the Executive Director Asset Management of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. A graduate in economics and business from the University of Pavia, he was a Project Manager at Andersen Consulting, providing management consultancy in Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail and Public Administration (1996-2001). Within the Asset Management Team at Morgan Stanley, he was responsible for managing the investment platform in Italy (2001-2003), while in the Asset Management Team at Pirelli Real Estate, he was responsible for the Italy Office portfolio, and for acquisitions on foreign markets, particularly in Germany (2003-2008). As CEO of Tishman Speyer SGR, he oversaw the start-up of that Italian asset management company, and in particular the management of new investments (2008-2009).
Alberto Meloni was previously Director of Fund Management at Prelios SGR (2009-2011) and Director of Fund Management at BNP Paribas REIM SGR (2011–2012).
Renzo Misitano is the Executive Director for Real Estate Development of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. He graduated in Civil Engineering at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States). He then worked for over seven years (1996 – 2003) as Project Manager and Project Leader at Gangi Builders Inc., Peck/Jones Construction Corp., Regent Properties Inc., The McGregor Company, and Bovis Lend Lease, all located in Los Angeles (US).
He returned to Italy in 2003 and worked for Pirelli Real Estate, in which he held all the top positions in Asset Management and Real Estate Development areas. In 2010 he became Director of the Asset Management Area for Prelios (ex Pirelli Real Estate).
In 2011 he detained the same leading role in Bizzi & Partners Development , a position he held until 2013 when he joined DeA Capital Real Estate SGR.
Luca Tomasina is the Director of Special Situations of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR, a degree in Economics and Commerce from the State University of Turin, he began his career at Pirelli Real Estate SpA first in Italy, with growing responsibilities in the division Advisory and Acquisition (2002-2006), and subsequently in Germany (2006-2009) based in Berlin and Hamburg as Head of Investment and Transaction Management dealing with the launch of the investment platform. Within the European Risk Management Real Estate Team of General Electric Capital International (2009-2014) he was responsible for the management of GE's investment management platform and real estate exposures.
In DeA Capital Real Estate SGR from 1 January 2015, he first worked in Business Development as part of the establishment of new Real Estate Funds (2015-2017) assuming responsibility for the management of Distressed Funds (including NPL) and of the development of new Asset Class Real Estate Alternative Funds.
Roberto Schiavelli is the Executive Director General Counsel of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. A graduate in law from LUISS University in Rome, he previously (1995 to 1997) worked in research at the LUISS company law research centre (CERADI), and worked with Italian and international law firms since 1996.
He worked at ASSORETI (1997-2004), and cooperated (1995-2001) with the Chair of Comparative Private Law at the Faculty of Law of La Sapienza, Tor Vergata and LUISS Universities in Rome, as well as with the Chair of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Economics of LUISS University.
Roberto Schiavelli taught courses from 2001 to 2004, and since 2004, has worked at Fimit SGR, now DeA Capital Real Estate SGR.
He is the author of numerous publications on financial markets and intermediaries.
Francesco Brenna is the CFO of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. A graduate in business economics from Bocconi University, Milan, he has significant experience in administration, finance and control, in both industrial and service companies. Before joining First Atlantic, he was previously (2006-2008) administrative director of Aedes SpA, with responsibility for the accounting and tax compliance of more than 100 Group companies. From 2003 to 2006, he was assistant to the Administrative Director of Borsa Italiana SpA, and was responsible for preparation of the consolidated financial statements and the administration of subsidiaries. He was previously controller of business units at the chemicals company Lamberti SpA, operating in Europe, Asia and the USA, where he was able to fine-tune his expertise in industrial management control. From 1995 to 1999, Francesco Brenna worked in the chemicals industry for Caffaro SpA, a Snia subsidiary, where he held positions in all the administrative areas in turn: active cycle, passive cycle, finance, general accounting, consolidated financial statements and management control (both at plant level and as management assistant).
Gabriele Riboni is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Organisation in DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. A graduate in economics from Bocconi University in Milan (specialising in organisation), he gained experience at the Hay Group, an international company providing HR advisory services (1985-1991), at the Fininvest Group, as Head of HR Development in the Insurance and Financial Products Division (1991-1995), at Deloitte Consulting (1995-2003) as Head of Organisational Consultancy and Change Management projects, as well as a member of an international project team in Ottawa, Canada (1998). Since 2003, he has overseen, with increasing responsibility, the personnel and organisation policies of numerous De Agostini Group companies: De Agostini Publishing (publishing), Mikado Film (film production and distribution), Dea Capital (private equity & alternative asset management). Gabriele Riboni has conducted his duties in Italy and abroad for all the companies in the Group.
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