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Leone Pattofatto

Senior Advisor

Leone Pattofatto is a Senior Advisor at PJT Partners.

Mr. Pattofatto has over 30 years of experience in both investment banking and executive and non-executive roles with quoted and private companies in Italy.

He is the Founder and CEO of Quisque, an advisory boutique and investment holding based in Milan. Between 2013 and 2018, he was responsible for running and developing the €35bn equity portfolio of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, the Italian national promotion institution. Prior to that, Mr Pattofatto headed the M&A Division of Credit Suisse in Italy and he advised important clients of the bank in some of the most relevant transactions which took place in the country. From 1991 to 2005 he held several positions within the M&A and Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in London.

Mr. Pattofatto has been CEO of CDP Reti, Chairman of CDP Equity and F2i, Vice Chairman of Fondo Italiano di Investimento. He also has held a number of non-executive directorships in public and private companies, among which SACE, Saipem, Fincantieri, Fondo Strategico Italiano, Fintecna, Marguerite and European Energy Efficiency Fund.

Mr. Pattofatto graduated with honors from Luigi Bocconi University in Economic and Social Disciplines.