About The Equity Club:

The Equity Club («TEC») is a new club deal initiative sponsored by its management team and Mediobanca, representing a flexible private capital investment platform, participated by some of the most high profile Italian entrepreneurs.

TEC has a soft commitment of over €500 mln provided by 80 of the leading Italian entrepreneurs families, Mediobanca and the management team.  Investments are made on targets having a good market positioning, a clear growth potential and a strong vocation to export.

The Equity Club need:

TEC brings to its investment targets  a unique, tailor made support leveraging

  • A management team with an international corporate finance and managerial background
  • A network of investors-entrepreneurs and managers able to back and fully understand the strategy and operations of investee companies
  • A network of high profile consultants and advisors both in Italy and overseas

In order to frame the maturity and the future growth opportunities offered by the digital disruption and the technology shifts, TEC aimed at partnering with some digital transformation and innovation expert.

Scope of entrusted services:

TEC trusted Vanguard Hub to accompany them in:

  • Investment targets digital market analysis and benchmarking
  • Digital maturity due diligence
  • Digital opportunities and tech innovation framing and scoping
  • Digital growth supervision of the invested companies on a 360° front (e-commerce, CRM, tech innovation, etc…)



Gianmarco Gandolfi, TEC Senior Partner

“The contribution of Vanguard Hub for The Equity Club is key as part of our due diligence process and then follow-up of our investments. The impact of the digital disruption is an important element we are looking into when assessing investment targets. The expertise and knowledge of a boutique-style digital consulting support like the one Vanguard Hub is offering is an ideal fit for us as they help us remain up-to-speed with the digital world’s evolution.”

Vanguard Hub with The Equity Club team