Leonardo & Co
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About Leonardo & Co

Leonardo & Co. is a European financial advisory firm focusing on independent advice in Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity and Debt Financing and Restructuring.

* 7 Offices in Europe
* Over 500 successful transactions
* Over €45bn transaction value
* Over 110 professionals

Key info
Gerardo Braggiotti

Gerardo studied economics and finance at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris where he graduated with honors, and later earned a doctorate in law from the University of Milan.

He started his professional career in 1980 at the Milanese investment bank Mediobanca, eventually rising to the position of deputy CEO. He joined Lazard in 1998 as head of Lazard's activities in continental Europe, eventually becoming chairman of Lazard Europe Ltd. In 2005, he founded GB Partners, a Mergers & Acquisitions advisory firm.

Gerardo Braggiotti joined Leonardo in 2006.

Ulrich Graebner
Managing Director (Germany)

Ulrich studied business management at the University of Frankfurt am Main and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
He has over 20 years of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions with Morgan Stanley and Drueker & Co. He played a key role at Drueker & Co. in the development of the firm's privatization and real estate business. He also manages M&A and corporate finance projects in various sectors of business and industry.
Ulrich Graebner joined Leonardo & Co. in 1994.

Jens Nawrath
Managing Director (Germany)

Jens is a graduate of the Business School of Economics in Pforzheim. Since 1990 he was working for Commerzbank in Frankfurt. His most recent role there was Senior Vice President and Head of Portfolio Management, Equity & Secondary Markets. Earlier in his career at Commerzbank Jens held different management positions in the Global Credit Risk Management and in the field of Debt Capital Markets / Loan Distribution.

Jens joined Leonardo & Co. in November 2013

Giuseppe Iozzolino
Associate (Germany)

Recruiting Officer for Leonardo & Co. in Germany. Advised on various international buy - and sell-side transactions

Alumnus of the Goethe University Frankfurt

Years of teaching experience as Lecturer of Finance and Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance Advisory

We are committed to offering independent, unbiased and conflict-free advice to our clients.

Our success depends on our clients' trust and confidence in our experience, abilities and independence.

We focus on corporate finance advisory only.

We execute big and small deals - we are not focused on size, we are focused on our clients' needs.
We invest in long-term relationships; our objective is long-term client satisfaction.

Our network of 7 offices and over 110 professionals allows us to effectively serve our clients throughout Europe and internationally.
We operate as "one team" and all share the values of our business model: independent advice, integrity, seniority and dedication to client service.

Via Broletto, 46, Milan, 20121, Italy