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We’re professionals with decades of experience in diverse markets and territories.
Established in 1997 in London, AdviCorp is an independent investment banking firm operating in the areas of Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions.
Services include cross-border advice and transaction management in connection with M&A, debt and equity capital raising, turnarounds and restructurings.
We work with dynamic companies looking to grow and understand that businesses of all sizes need cross-border advice and financing solutions.
We have decades of international experience in multiple financial products and markets, earned in our previous executive roles in primary international investment banks and corporations. What makes us different is our approach.
AdviCorp PLC is based in London and Rome and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Consob and the Bank of Italy.
For more than twenty years we've embraced the habit of pioneering in finance. We deliver not the standard solutions, but the right ones.
Ability to Stay
One Step Ahead
We bring creative, expert and bold financial advice for companies and Senior Managers who want to stay entrepreneurial.
Knowledge That Can Serve Your Needs
We establish unique partnerships with our clients based on trust and results. Our unique track record allows us to deliver exactly the right solutions for the most complex scenarios.
Serial C-Suite executive with a record of senior appointments including INPS (Chairman and other executive roles, 2008-2014), Equitalia S.p.A. (Board member, Executive Vice-President, plus other executive roles, 2005-2014), Agrotec S.p.A. (Board Chairman and CEO, 2016- present), Proger S.p.A. (Deputy Chairman 2018- present), Italia Previdenza SISPI S.p.A. (CEO, 2002-2012), Gtech S.p.A. (Independent Director, Chairman Appointment and Compensation Committee, 2014-2015), Lottomatica S.p.A. (Board member, 2014-2015), Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali (Auditor, 2014-2018), Ospedale Israelitico (General Manager, 2001-2015), Idea Fimit Sgr S.p.A. (Board Chairman, 2012-2014), Mediterranean Nautilus Italy S.p.A. (Statutory Board Chairman, 2004, 2016), Autostrade per l’Italia S.p.A. (Statutory Board Chairman, 2003-2018), Degree in Economics, Università La Sapienza, Rome.
Member of the Order of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and the Association of Journalists.
Fluent in English and Italian.
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Andrea Mandel Mantello.
Partner & CEO
Experienced independent financial adviser and entrepreneur.
Successful track record of creating financial solutions for dynamic companies looking to grow.
Previous executive roles at SBC Warburg, Chemical Bank International,
Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura.
Previous NED roles for La Perla, Frette, and Telit as well as for a number of Cremonini companies.
Co-founder of IAG (Italian Angels for Growth).
Degree in Economics and Political Science from Yale University.
Fluent in English, Italian, and French; working knowledge of Spanish and German.
Roberto brings invaluable senior industrial management and financial experience to AdviCorp.
Before joining in 2019 Roberto served for over 20 years as CEO, COO, and CFO of companies in civil engineering and food services.
Prior to that, he was an advisor and accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co., covering all positions from junior assistant to senior manager.
He received a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from Alma Mater Studiorum University, Bologna and a Master in Business Administration from Fondazione CUOA in Vicenza.
He is a Chartered Accountant and a Qualified Professional Auditor registered with the Italian Association of Auditors.
He is fluent in Italian and English and has a working knowledge of French.
Niccolò has always been at the forefront of financial innovation spending most of his professional career engineering complex structured products aimed at reducing risks within the institutional investors’ asset portfolios.
Niccolò has had executive roles at Bankers Trust, AIG, Lazard, Credit Agricole, Mercati Finanziari SIM, DZ Bank and Willis Towers Watson.
He has developed a large network of contacts within the world of investors and alternative capital providers.
Among his specialties, there are international finance, structured products, relationships with institutional investors, financial strategy.
Niccolò has received a BA in Economics at Columbia University and an MBA at New York University Stern School of Business.
He is fluent in English, Italian, French, Spanish and Portuguese and has a working knowledge of German.
Giovanni has 35 years of experience in several companies like Exxon, Eridania, Giorgio Armani, Cremonini, Hera, Acea, d’Amico Shipping as CFO or CEO.
Degree in Economics from La Sapienza University.
He has managed several large financial transactions like, Eurobond, Securitisations and M&A.
Giovanni has developed a large network of contacts within investors, financial entities, managing as well the relationsips with mass media (Tv, journalists, etc).
Gian Paolo Berardi.
Gian Paolo has 40 years of experience in corporate finance, structured finance and credit. He built his career at major banks. Before joining AdviCorp, he held numerous executive roles at Unicredit, Unipol, BPER. In his last role he headed and reorganized a large banking network and managing goal-oriented teams.
He has an extensive network of contacts with entrepreneurs and financial institutions.
Jonathan R H H Pockson.
Managing Director, Corporate Finance UK.
Jonathan joined AdviCorp in 2011 as Managing Director.
He has nearly thirty years of experience in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. He was previously on the boards of two quoted companies, Genosis plc, the fertility diagnostics company and previously was SVP and head of finance with Emergent BioSolutions Inc, the NYSE quoted vaccines development company in Washington DC.
His experience spans the executive control and management of both publicly quoted and private companies and he has been directly responsible for raising over £130 million for a number of biotechnology companies.
He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has two Masters Degrees (in Finance and Law) from the University of Lancaster, UK.
Senior Adviser. Expert in technology-based companies and start-ups.
Previous executive roles at BATTELLE Geneva, ZELTRON (R&D of Electrolux/Zanussi), Sviluppo Italia FVG. extensive direct knowledge of the Italian and EU “innovation ecosystem”, i.e. keystone firms, research Centres, public institutions, science parks, incubators, and hi-tech clusters.
Electronics Engineering (Ms) Degree from the University of Trieste.
Corporate Finance Executive Director.
Patrizia joined AdviCorp in 1999.
She has significant experience in debt raising and securitisation transactions (Martini, MARR) and was involved in several international M&A deals (JBS-Inalca, Fructamine-Bracco, Frette and La Perla).
She has given several lectures at the University of Ancona and the University of Rome.
Patrizia has a Degree in Economics cum laude from the University of L’Aquila.
Giacomo has recently graduated from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome with a Master's in Economics and Finance. His studies focused on banking and financial intermediaries. His Master's thesis is in advanced corporate finance based on a three-month internship at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. Giacomo also received a BA in Business Administration from Università degli Studi di Perugia. His study programme there has included an Erasmus semester abroad programme at the Hanzehogeschool University of Applied Sciences, in the Netherlands.
In 2022, Matteo joined Advicorp after having previously worked in boutique firms specializing in anti-money laundering activities, corporate restructuring, companies evaluation, tax consultancy, and strategic development of SMEs. Matteo holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Luiss and a Masters in Finance and Corporate Strategy from John Cabot University.
Cristina Milioni Guerriero.
Office Manager, IT Manager.
Cristina joined AdviCorp in 1999. Passionate about information technology, she started as IT Manager. Since 2014 she is head of administration.
She was previously employed at Gruppo C Impresa di Costruzioni Spa. She attended Business Administration courses at the University of Rome. She is fluent in Italian and English and has a good knowledge of French.