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.
FSI manages the private equity closed-end fund FSI I. The fund offers to investors a unique and valuable combination of:
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
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
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
FSI typically engages in its investments through a trust-based approach and a fully shared view of key strategic objectives
Proper governance rights and disciplined investment and portfolio management processes positively contribute to portfolio’s construction and development
with growth potential
Strong investment discipline and
focus on proprietary transactions
Driven by the development of invested companies
through organic growth and acquisition plans