How we operate
FSI invests in the best Italian companies to:
The FSI investment formula offers entrepreneurs and corporates the opportunity to achieve their growth potential and create value for their stakeholders
- In partnership with entrepreneurs and institutions
- Capital structure flexibility and moderate recourse to leverage
- Portfolio companies growth
- Succession management and support
in transformational projects
Leading Italian mid-market
corporates or companies
with the potential
to become leaders
- Disciplined approach
- Local presence
- Focus on proprietary transactions
- Investment horizon consistent with company’s development and growth plans
- Appropriate investment liquidation strategy
FSI targets companies that are leaders, or have the potential to become leaders, with a defendable market position and unexploited development or transformational potential.
FSI actively contributes to corporates expansion plans through organic growth, add-on acquisitions or sector consolidation, in order to benefit from larger scale and extract synergies.
FSI is the partner of choice of Italian entrepreneurs with the ambition of pursuing expansion or transformational plans for their companies through the partnership with an investor.
FSI mainly pursues minority investments with active governance rights and a medium-long term horizon, collaborating with entrepreneurs in the achievement of the growth plans of the company. Majority investments are possible.
FSI makes a limited recourse to leverage and promotes capital structures providing the invested companies with the proper financial flexibility to pursue their development plans.
FSI has a disciplined approach. The management company mainly generates investment opportunities from a proprietary pipeline and tends to avoid the traditional auction market.
FSI acts on a medium-long term period and carefully considers the investment liquidation strategies, based on the specific situation of the company and the financial markets. IPO is an envisaged liquidation event.