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Private equity and venture capital in Italy


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  • Chiara Bentivogli

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Amanda Carmignani

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Diana Marina Del Colle

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Roberto Del Giudice


  • Massimo Gallo

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Andrea Generale

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Anna Gervasoni


  • Massimiliano Rigon

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Paola Rossi

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Enrico Sette

    (Bank of Italy)

  • Bruna Szegö

    (Bank of Italy)


This paper examines private equity and venture capital in Italy. The first part looks at the main features of the Italian market and its recent evolution; the second part considers the results of a survey of firms and intermediaries designed to gather information regarding contract features and the characteristics of investee firms and investing intermediaries. Finally, the paper discusses the main obstacles to the development of the sector using information from the survey of intermediaries.

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Paper provided by Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area in its series Questioni di Economia e Finanza (Occasional Papers) with number 41.

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Date of creation: Feb 2009
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Handle: RePEc:bdi:opques:qef_41_09

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