Team

Filippo Maria Palmarini graduated in Political Sciences (Business Law), from the State University of Milan, Master in Financial markets from Bocconi University of Milan, 25 years working in Investment Banking. Prior to joining CFO SIM with the task of developing the placement of securities in the primary market and supporting the liquidity of securities post-listing, he was a founder of Integrae SIM and held the position of Partner/Head of Equity Sales and Trading, where he was involved in over 15 listings on the AIM Italy market, also providing Specialist and Corporate Broking services to more than 20 listed companies. He was also Head of Corporate Broking and Equity Sales of Abaxbank, and Head of Syndication of Banca Aletti.

Luca Di Liddo holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan and has been working in investment banking for over 15 years. Prior to joining CFO SIM with the task of developing Equity Capital Market activities, he was a Founder and Head of Corporate Finance of Integrae SIM where he successfully executed more than 15 listings on the Italian AIM market and structured several capital increase transactions of listed companies as well as issuance of Convertible bonds. Previously he was Head of Execution at Abaxbank and Manager of ABN AMRO Rothschild. Luca is a member of AIAF (Italian Association of Financial Analysts).

Luca Arena, photographer and passionate traveller, holds a university degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Turin. He has more than 15 years of equity analysis experience both in domestic and international institutions. Prior to joining CFO SIM with the role of Head of Equity Research, he had previously worked as Senior Equity Analyst at ICBPI, responsible for oil & oil services and automotive coverage. Luca worked for Berenberg Bank, contributing to open the Italian business of the bank, focusing on mid-small cap coverage. In Mediobanca, a domestic leading investment bank, he established cement, construction, industrial and retail coverage whilst in Cheuvreux, a French Pan-European stockbroker, he built up food, retail, capital goods, durable goods and bio medical coverage. Luca is an ordinary member of AIAF (Italian Association of Financial Analysts).

Giovanni Tommasi holds a degree in management engineering, majoring in finance from Milan Politecnico. Prior to joining CFO SIM, with the role of senior analyst of the Corporate Finance team, he gained 3 years of experience working in a consulting firm on M & A and Debt Restructuring and in Integrae SIM , where he accomplished 7 quotations on AIM Italy . Giovanni is a Level I candidate for the CFA Program.

Federico Oriani has a degree in management engineering with a specialization in finance from Milan Politecnico, he is both an industrial engineer and a IT engineer. He has acquired a number of technical qualifications, participated in national conferences and published books. He is also an auditor for associations of national importance. He has been in CFO since 2008, and holds a senior position in Corporate Finance and the Real Estate division.

Ben Atter graduated in Politics from the University of East Anglia (UK) and also holds the CISI Certificate in Investments (Securities). He has been involved in 6 IPOs on the Milan AIM and is English mother tongue with full professional proficiency in Italian, having lived and worked in Italy for more than 15 years. Ben is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Stefano Aquilino graduated in International Business BSc with a joint degree from the University of Birmingham (UK) and Bocconi University in 2016. During his studies he gained professional experience from working with Entrepreneurs/Micro Businesses in Birmingham, and from interning as an Investor Services Analyst with JP Morgan Chase in London. Prior to joining CFO Sim he completed a contract role as a Revenue Data Specialist with Dun & Bradstreet (UK). Currently Stefano is a Level I candidate for the CFA program.

Fabrizio Tito has more than 20 years of experience in Institutional Equity Sales for many domestic and European brokers (Rasfin, Allianz, Dresdner Kleinwort, Berenberg, Centrobanca-UBI, Banca Leonardo, Kepler-Cheuvreux). He has covered both Equity Sales for institutional foreign clients on the Italian market and Pan European equity sales for institutional domestic clients. Over the last two years he has worked as a sales and Corporate Broker for a domestic player specialised in the Italian AIM market, contributing to listings and a significant number of capital initiatives for more than ten firms on the Italian AIM and UK AIM.