Route Capital Partners («RCP») is an independent Milan based investment company established in 2015 and wholly owned by its 3 founders (Marco Ferrara, Nicola Carminucci and Giuseppe Altieri).
RCP invests in Italian SMEs with the goal to support entrepreneurs in strategic development projects and/or in the generational change. It targets companies:
- led by entrepreneurs and managers with a well proven ethic and business track record
- characterised by solid business models and competitive advantages enabling them to successfully face international markets
- with still an untapped growth potential
RCP invests in niche businesses with a fragmented market structure where it can assist entrepreneurs and managers in promoting greater consolidation through M&A.
RCP investment team has adopted an “hands-on” approach in order to support its participated in companies across the whole investment cycle, from the deal arrangement and execution to the implementation of complex industrial projects. The equity capital of RCP investment vehicles is provided by the company itself and its founders together with private and/or institutional co-investors. This ensures total alignment between the RCP management and its co-investors. The professional experiences and background of RCP management and investors allow the access to a wide network of business relations in such countries as the USA, China, Brazil, India, Turkey, South Africa and the Middle East.
THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
RCP Management Team is provided with multi-disciplinary skills and has a long track-record in private equity, operations management and strategy consulting, It is the ideal partner to support Italian SMEs with substantial development plans.
RCP partners originate all investment opportunities, manage the overall deal cycle (from structuring and due diligence to negotiation) and work closely with the entrepreneurs in the development of the companies.