FSI  is an independent private equity firm based in Milan (Italy) that is currently managing the mid-market Fund FSI I.

    Before setting up FSI in 2017, the FSI investment professionals worked together for several years at Fondo Strategico Italiano, where they developed a solid track record in private equity investments in the Italian mid-market.  During those years, the Team’s dynamics and core vision were refined and strengthened, building a strong foundation for the rapid set up and launch of FSI in 2017.
    FSI seeks to act with the highest level of integrity and a responsible approach when interacting with portfolio companies, investors, advisors and, more in general, with its stakeholders.
    The numerous and diversified investors share with FSI the long-term perspective, providing patient capital to achieve the sustainable growth of portfolio companies.

    The numerous and diversified investors share with FSI the long-term perspective, providing patient capital to achieve the sustainable growth of portfolio companies.

    FSI manages the private equity closed-end fund FSI I. The fund offers to investors a unique and valuable combination of:

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    ACCESS TO AN ATTRACTIVE INVESTMENT MARKET

    The numerous mid-market corporates represent the bulk of the Italian economy and present high value creation opportunities in both export/internationally diversified businesses and leading domestic companies

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    A TESTED AND DIFFERENTIATING
    INVESTMENT FORMULA

    As compared to a traditional LBO approach, the capital structure flexibility and the moderate recourse to leverage implemented by FSI appear more appropriate to fully exploit the growth potential and value creation opportunities offered by the Italian mid-market segment

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    SUPERIOR ORIGINATION OF PROPRIETARY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

    Partners cumulatively bring 65+ years of senior level experience in the financial and private equity sectors, contributing a vast network that provides a constant flow of bilateral investment opportunities

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    A PARTNERSHIP APPROACH
    WITH ENTREPRENEURS

    FSI typically engages in its investments through a trust-based approach and a fully shared view of key strategic objectives

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    A RIGOROUS INVESTMENT
    DISCIPLINE

    Proper governance rights and disciplined investment and portfolio management processes positively contribute to portfolio’s construction and development

    Our investment formula

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    TARGET

    Mid-market corporates
    with growth potential

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    APPROACH

    Strong investment discipline and
    focus on proprietary transactions

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    VALUE CREATION

    Driven by the development of invested companies
    through organic growth and acquisition plans