26 Sep Clairfield welcomes new TMT specialist to Barcelona office
Clairfield International in Spain is pleased to welcome a new managing director, Gianluca Bergamaschi. Gianluca is a seasoned investment banking and corporate finance professional with over 18 years of experience in bulge bracket international banking and strategic corporate development roles across Europe and the US. Gianluca specializes in deal origination and execution across a variety of industries with a focus on the technology, media and telecom sector.
Gianluca comes to Clairfield after working for many years in the City of London. He was most recently the head of EU corporate development for Elavon Group, a US-based payments company owned by US Bancorp. Prior to that he was a business director at Centaur Media Group, where he successfully executed an internal restructuring of one of its key companies prior to its sale to Mergermarket in 2014. He began his career as a consultant at Cap Gemini Group before joining the M&A department at UBS and then moving to Credit Suisse First Boston where he left as investment banking director in 2011. Gianluca holds a master degree with honors from Bocconi University in Milan.
TMT is an important sector for Clairfield International and technology represents an ever more important factor in strategic decisions of companies across all sectors. This year Clairfield International partners have closed landmark deals in IT services, fintech, and software sectors with important closings on track before year end.
“Gianluca understands the lively world of European start-ups and his expertise in execution and access to financing sources make him an asset to Clairfield’s technology clients worldwide,” says Brian O’Hare, partner and founder of Clairfield International in Spain.