A group of professionals united by an entrepreneurial spirit, vision and expertise on the job, at the service of our customers to accompany and guide them through every phase of their companies’ lives.
Our passion and our values ​​inspire our everyday activities at the service of entrepreneurs, institutional clients and managers.

Vitale was established in 2001 by Guido Roberto Vitale and a group of professionals with extensive experience in major international companies active in the fields of investment banking, strategic consulting and several other industries. The aim was to create an independent investment bank able to provide high-quality, creative and flexible solutions, responding without conflicts of interest to the specific needs of each project and client.

Vitale has rapidly achieved a leading position in Italy, ranking as the go-to advisor in the design, structuring and execution of complex corporate finance transactions. In 2014 Vitale opened an office in Rome in order to better serve government agencies and large private and state-owned groups. In January 2017, with the involvement of two specialized partners, Vitale widened its strategic focus in real estate investment banking activities.

Since its foundation, Vitale has acted as financial advisor in more than 350 projects with a total transaction value exceeding 60 billion euros.



Structural absence of conflicts of interest and alignment of interests with clients


Solid track record across all sectors, with daily involvement of senior professionals hands-on


Exclusive focus on corporate finance activities, no production or distribution activities of any other financial service

Industrial and institutional relationship

Consolidated relationship network with a wide range of clients and decision makers


Focus on creative and revolutionary strategies in order to satisfy the specific needs of the clients


Custom-crafted and flexible solutions to advice and execute successfully



Vitale can leverage on the largest team focused on financial advisory in the Italian market, with 40 professionals in its Milan and Rome offices

Orlando Barucci
Managing Partner


Orlando is a founding partner of Vitale with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial advisory industry.

Across the years he has built a unique network of relationships with key decision makers across all the market sectors and with institutional clients.

He successfully completed several M&A and financial restructuring transactions in healthcare, construction, automotive, real estate, utilities, retail, services and business information.

Orlando has a unique experience in complex financial restructuring transactions, also in the framework of procedures provided for by bankruptcy law for the management of corporate crisis.

Prior to founding Vitale, Orlando was responsible for Planning and Control in Montedison Group, also taking care of the Group’s extraordinary financial transactions.


Orlando Barucci

Alberto Gennarini
Managing Partner


Alberto is a founding partner of Vitale with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial advisory industry.

He has a unique M&A track-record in Italy especially in food & beverage and consumer goods industry having advised large international companies, Italian family-owned businesses and private equity funds involved in mergers & acquisitions. He is also a member of the BoD of several large companies operating in the consumer goods industry.

Member of the Advisory Board of IDEA Taste of Italy fund. Frequently invited as Lecturer / Visiting Professor for Undergraduate or MBA programs at Bocconi University.

Prior to founding Vitale, Alberto was Deputy General Manager of Euromobiliare Corporate Finance.


Alberto Gennarini

Daniele Sottile
Managing Partner


Daniele is a founding partner of Vitale with more than 25 years’ experience in the financial advisory industry.

He has successfully advised several transactions in the field of privatization, capital markets and M&A in Financial Services (issuing and acquiring of credit cards, payment systems, consumer credit, security services, private banking, insurance, etc.), Aerospace and Defense (military and civil aerial platforms, helicopters, naval platforms, radar systems, missiles, electronic warfare, command and control systems, etc.), IT, Telecommunications and Media, Construction and Building Materials, Non Food Retail.

He also acted as an independent expert at the disposal of the High Court of Justice in London and personally held numerous positions for the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Prior to founding Vitale, Daniele was Director and board member at Lazard Italia with specific responsibilities in the Financial Services and in the management of relationships with several large listed groups


Daniele Sottile

Paolo Bellacosa