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A new era for women’s sports

• Growing audiences, TV rights, sponsorships, company revenues… • … the ball is rolling fast on the women’s sports field • Enough to hope for the gender pay gap to recede? They brought it home! A feminine “they”, mind you, in the final match of a Euro 2022 tournament that heralds a new era for […]

DECALIA is attending IPEM 2022 in Cannes

DECALIA is attending IPEM 2022 7th edition in Cannes 20, 21, 22 September, Palais des Festivals! Rafaella Ostier, Business Development (Private Markets & Thematic Strategies) and Franco Maria Facecchia, Private Markets Analyst look forward to seeing you there!

Towards a bluer economy

•Sustainable exploitation of the maritime environment is key to fight climate change •Addressing the plastic waste issue will require significant (public and private) funds •Recycling should be expanded – making for diverse investment opportunities Those lucky to be enjoying a beach vacation this summer certainly want to swim in pristine waters. But it is not […]

DECALIA Capital, subsidiary of DECALIA SA, has structured a minority investment in EDGE Strategy

DECALIA Capital is pleased to announce that on the 1st of July 2022 it successfully structured a minority stake investment into Edge Strategy, a leading global SaaS-based solution to measure, improve and certify gender and intersectional equity, in order to accelerate the international development and support the Founder, Aniela Unguresan, and her management team. EDGE […]

Nicolò Miscioscia appointed new partner of DECALIA SA

The Partners of DECALIA have appointed Mr. Nicolò Miscioscia to join the Management Committee as a partner as of July 2022. After having headed the Private Markets department for several years, Nicolò Miscioscia will take the place of Mrs. Isabella Pedrazzini in the Management Committee. Mrs. Pedrazzini has joined the Board of Directors of DECALIA. […]

End of “easy financing” decade will open opportunities for mis-priced debt

Distressed and event driven credit managers expect an uptick in activity with spiking rates leading to an end of an extended period of easy access to capital. The new era of rising interest rates and monetary tightening will offer more distressed debt opportunities than the Covid-19 pandemic did, sector specialists have told Citywire Selector.  David Nazar, […]

Thematic pioneer

DECALIA’s Alfredo Piacentini looks to continue his thematic innovation Having founded – and grown – two companies in under 20 years, Alfredo Piacentini is not afraid of venturing off the beaten path. In 1996, he started Banque Syz alongside Paolo Luban – who now sits on DECALIA’s board of directors – and Eric Syz and […]

Goodbye to tracking?

•Enabling iPhone users to refuse tracking was not just about defending privacy •Ad budgets are shifting to platforms with first-party access to customer data •Regulators need to balance risks to competition with privacy benefits for users When Apple introduced App Tracking Transparency (ATT) back in April 2021, forcing applications to request permission before monitoring user […]

Leveraging on the new normal

The case for european venture debt •The tech sector is not broken, valuations are going through readjustment •A new scenario has emerged leading to increased cost of the equity vs debt •Market shift from “growth at all costs” businesses to profitability model Since our latest publication, the European tech private market continues to evolve in […]