CDIB Capital International Continues to Strengthen its Team with Key Senior Management Additions in New York and Hong KongHong Kong, April 4, 2018
CDIB Capital International is pleased to announce and welcome Mr. Pietro Cinquegrana as Managing Director based in New York. Pietro has accumulated deep and valuable private equity experience over more than 25 years of investing across the capital structure in multiple industries and markets including the US, Asia and Europe.
“We’re delighted to bring Pietro on board. He will primarily be overseeing our proprietary investment efforts in North America as well as spearheading new business development opportunities, especially overseas. We look forward to bringing his extensive experience to CDIB’s investors as the demand for global insights and perspectives from the organization continues to grow,” said Lionel de Saint-Exupéry, Chairman and CEO of CDIB Capital.
To highlight some aspects of his professional career, Pietro started his career at Goldman Sachs & Co. and spent 12 years at Morgan Stanley, including six years at Princess Gate, a US$1.5 billion private equity/special situations fund. He also worked for five years in the region as a MD for Apollo Global Management (Holdfast Capital), as a MD for Fosun International in the group’s international private equity division, and Vitol Investment Partners, a US$1 billion energy fund. Most recently, Pietro has been a partner of Hudson Hill Capital, a family-backed private investment firm based in New York. Pietro received an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a M.Sc. in Economics from Oxford University and a B.Sc. in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
In February 2018, Ms. Wendy Lee joined CDIB Capital International as Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources, based in the Hong Kong office. Wendy comes with a depth of Human Resources knowledge and experience, having served previously as a Vice President of Human Resources at Huatai Financial Holdings, UBS AG and Fidelity Investments over the past 11 years. Wendy received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Ohio University.
“The collective knowledge, expertise and experience that both Pietro and Wendy bring further strengthens our team and positions us well for continued growth," said Lionel de Saint-Exupéry, Chairman and CEO of CDIB Capital.