Senior partner founder of Pantalica Partners, with more than 26 years of experience in turnaround and restructuring processes, special situation transactions and investing in distressed assets (NPL’s).
Prior to founding Pantalica Partners, for over 12 years Salvatore led and consolidated the restructuring area of KPMG Brazil, working in both high profile judicial and extra judicial restructuring processes and special situation transactions, having also acted in the restructuring area at Latin America. Led several restructuring and turnaround projects in various sectors as well projects related to the sale of distressed assets.
Salvatore graduated with a degree in Banking and Finance at the University of Messina-Italy, and holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from CUOA-Vicenza (1997). He also has attended an Executive program on Leadership and Management by Fundação Dom Cabral-Brasil (2010/2011); a course in administration and control of Banks at University Bocconi Italia, and several training programs in Turnaround, Financial and Operational Restructuring and crises cash management conducted by KPMG.
Salvatore started his career at Bayerische Private Bankers (brokerage services). He then moved to Italrating SpA/Duff and Phelps Credit Rating (risk classification agency) and Banca Commerciale Italiana SpA. He held senior positions in the areas of M&A and Finance, were he gained deep experience in international transactions both in Europe and Latin America.
He is a member of TMA Brazil (Turnaround Management Association of Brazil), having chaired it from 2010 to 2012.