Trilantic Europe Founding Partners have worked together on average for over 20 years with an average tenure for all Partners and Principals of over 10 years.
Key pan-European languages spoken by our Investment Professionals
All investment professionals are fully fluent in at least two of our key languages with over 40% fully proficient in three or more languages
Years with the firm of our Investment Professionals
In addition to the investment team and finance professionals, Trilantic Europe’s network is supplemented by 13 Operating Partners and Senior Advisors as well as the Advisory Council, which has been active and chaired by Lord Baker since 2004, bringing together a group of 18 prominent Council members. Trilantic Europe draws upon their collective experience and relationships to help source investments, assist with investment evaluation and due diligence, as well as to provide post acquisition support.
Vittorio Pignatti-Morano is one of the three Founding Partners and Chairman of Trilantic Europe. Vittorio spent 21 years at Lehman Brothers in Europe where he was Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and occupied various positions over the years as head of Investment Banking Italy (Milan, 1989-98), Head of Mergers and Acquisitions EMEA (London, 1998-2006), Head of Private Equity EMEA (London, 2006-2008) and then Trilantic Europe.
Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Vittorio was a Managing Director of Banque Paribas heading Italian Investment and Merchant Banking (Milan, 1986-89) and a Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Trust corporate finance (New York, 1982-86).
For over 35 years Vittorio has worked in private equity investing and advisory in the key European geographies. His focus has been telecommunications and media, consumer goods and leisure. He is currently a member of the board of Mediobanca S.p.A ,ICS Maugeri, Marex Spectron, Gamenet and Marchesi Frescobaldi.
Vittorio holds an M.A in Economics from Columbia University and a B.A Honours in Economics and Mathematics from Sussex University.