Aurelius opens office in Italy

Germany’s Aurelius has announced the opening of its Milan office in a move aimed at expanding its presence in the Italian market.

The opening of an office in Italy emphasizes Aurelius' ambition to expand its business and investment activities in this important European market.

Aurelius has been active in Italy for many years and through a dedicated team on the ground is committed to realize additional investment opportunities on behalf of its investors.

The presence in Milan constitutes Aurelius’ seventh office in Europe and marks another important step in its strategy of running and constantly growing a truly pan-European diversified investment firm.

Ludovico Denza will be appointed as Managing Director and the head of Italy.

Commenting on the appointment and office opening, Donatus Albrecht, Partner at Aurelius, said: “We are excited to welcome Ludovico to Aurelius as we look to expand our presence in Italy as part of our pan-European growth strategy. As the economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic accelerates across Europe, Italy is one of the markets where we see plenty of investment opportunities for Aurelius.”

Key investment platforms are its Aurelius European Opportunities IV fund as well as listed Aurelius Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, which acquire corporate carve-outs and companies with development potential in the mid-market (fund) and lower mid-market sector (AEO). The investment strategy's core element is operational support of its portfolio companies with a team of about 100 in-house operating taskforce experts.

Aurelius Group also operates in the areas of growth capital, real estate opportunities and debt.