Giuseppe founded Benedetti & Associates (“B&A”) in 1996 and has contributed in developing the boutique M&A firm into one of the Italian specialists of the electricity and renewable energy sectors, as
well as a reference point for Northern European companies investing in Italy.
Giuseppe has advised companies from the USA (Mirant Inc., the Atlanta-based independent power company, on its entry strategy in Italy), Finland (Rettig ICC, for the acquisition of Emmeti), Germany (WKN, the leading German renewable energy developer; Goldbeck Solar, on a PV plant JV), the Netherlands (Buhrmann/Corporate Express) and the UK (DSGi plc - now Dixons).
For hydroelectric concessions, he has also advised the Italian Province of Trento (a ground-breaking valuation of 19 plants – 1,400 MW) and the Government of Lombardy.
He has co-founded the international M&A network Globalscope, for which he served as President from November 2007 to October 2009.
Prior to establishing B&A, Giuseppe held several senior management positions with major Italian industrial groups, including Montedison and the Acqua Group in Milan.
Giuseppe’s main sectors of expertise are electricity – including renewable energy – and chemicals; he has also lead projects in IT, industrial automation and the retail industry.
He holds an MBA from the Bocconi University in Milan and is a cum laude Political Sciences graduate of the University of Padua. He also took part in a Senior Management Program at IMEDE, in Lausanne.
Gémino Di Giuliano
Gémino is a Finance professional with an extensive and consolidated experience in management consulting, administration, finance and control, operating in different markets (renewable energy, construction, food & beverage, telco, mechanics and chemistry) and company size (SMEs, Big4, listed companies) both in Italy and abroad (EMEA, Latam and Far East). He is also Finance Lector for basic training courses on M&A and LBO at private institutions and academies.
Graduated with honors in Economics, MBA graduate at Luiss Business School (Rome), with several courses abroad (including INSEAD in Paris and the Corporate Finance Institute in Vancouver) relating to Corporate Finance, Value Creation and Financial Project Management. Expert in balance sheet analysis, capital structure, financial planning and modeling (FMVA® certificate), optimization of working capital, project financing and internationalization of companies as well as in turnarounds, Gémino is a professional able to support companies in achieving their main targets and challenges in stressful situations and tight deadlines.
Federico Bizzarri Cadorin
Federico started his career at KPMG Advisory S.p.A. in the Milan Corporate Finance and M&A division, where he worked from 2020 until the end of 2022. He was involved in various buy-side and sell-side projects in the Consumer and Industrial Markets (CIM), with a specific focus on the Industrial and Energy sectors.
At the beginning of 2023, he joined the Benedetti & Associates team, where he is currently involved in the analysis and structuring of M&A projects.
Federico graduated in Economics and Finance at Bocconi University of Milan. During his studies, he did an internship at Palladio Corporate Finance, a boutique firm in Milan, and a 6-month exchange program at the Wharton School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania.