David has worked for and advised some of the world’s leading multinationals both in Europe and the United States and has a long history of experience with small & medium-sized capital transactions. Before founding Strempel & Partners, the predecessor firm to Strempel & Company, he was Co-owner and Managing Director of Informed Sources Ltd., a high-level corporate strategy firm sold in 2002 to Mercer Management Consulting (part of the Marsh & McLennan Group). He joined Informed Sources from America Online (AOL) in the UK where he was head of finance and operations. Prior to AOL, he worked five years for Bertelsmann during which time he helped launch and run BMG’s video games division (later merged with Take 2 Interactive) and was head of strategy for BMG International. David is a qualified accountant (CPA) and began his career in 1982 with KPMG in Frankfurt. He later joined Price Waterhouse working as a Manager both in their Milan and New York offices. Following Price Waterhouse, he joined AWT, Inc. (Veolia Environnement) as Group Controller. He is able to conduct business in his native English, Italian and German.
Gianni is a senior executive with a history of high profile positions as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director in multinational industrial groups; examples of his executive positions include: International Finance Manager at GTE Telecommunicationses SpA, operating in the telecom sector in Italy and abroad, with 6.500 employees; Chief Financial Officer at Ercole Marelli SpA, company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, operating in the electro-mechanical and energy sectors; Chief Financial Officer of the Group and Managing Director of the Italian operating companies at Schiapparelli SpA, holding listed on Milan Stock Exchange and operating in the pharmaceutics, cosmetics, diagnostics, biotech and food & beverage industries. At Schiapparelli, Gianni spent 25 years, managing important acquisitions, joint-ventures, divestitures in Italy and abroad, equity and debt operations on listed companies, financial and industrial restructurings. In recent years Gianni founded S.I.L.V.A. SpA (Managing Director, owning 33% of shares), a company operating in the high end Beverage/Spirits industry; acted as Strategic consultant in Beverage industry; joined MIT.FIN SpA (M&A and Corporate Finance advisory house) in late 2007 as Senior Executive Advisor. Since March 2010, Gianni is Senior Partner at Strempel & Company. Gianni can conduct his work in Italian, English and French.
Alberto Parisi Presicce
Alberto is a finance professional with extensive international equity experience with private as well as public companies and has advised several SMEs with their IPOs on the London market. Alberto began his career as an Equity Analyst for ABN Amro in London, where he was part of the Pan-European Transport Equity Research Team. In 2003 he joined Market Capital, an Anglo-Italian investment banking boutique in Milan, where he advanced to the position of Head of Corporate Finance and followed several transactions, from advisory for IPOs (including the first ever IPO of an Italian company in London), private placements, LBOs and M&A transactions. Alberto graduated with Distinction in Political Science from the "La Sapienza" University of Rome in 1998. He gained an MSc in Finance with Distinction from Cass Business School in London in 2000. Alberto is qualified as a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and is a member of the Italian CFA Society. Alberto is fluent in both English and his native Italian.