Catalyst grows in Italy

The London headquartered firm makes two senior appointments, reiterates focus on Italy.


Catalyst Capital Italia, the Italian arm of pan-European investment and fund manager Catalyst Capital, has grown its team in Italy with a double appointment.

Catalyst Italia has hired Tommaso Angelini as head of asset management. Angelini was previously a portfolio asset manager at Pirelli group.

The firm has also hired Savino Sammartino as head of finance. Sammartino was previously financial controller at CBRE Investors.

lan Goldman, European director of Catalyst said: “We see fantastic opportunities for us in Italy, and the addition of these two new senior team members will further enhance our asset management capabilities and will assist us in fulfilling our future acquisition programme.’

The duel appointments reflect the latest growth of the company which over the last twelve years has expanded to Paris, Frankfurt, Milan and Warsaw. Its headquarters is in London.

Catalyst has more than €4.1 billion ($5.4 billion) of assets under management across a series of opportunistic or value-added funds.