Sweat Equity offers a wide range of competence, as result of different and complementary expertise of its partners.

Marco Ulivagnoli

Founding partner

Marco Ulivagnoli (1960), is active in the investment banking since 1990 and has acquired a vast experience in the private equity sector. On behalf of primary banking institutions, he was either nominated as Director of participated companies and as member of investment committees of private equity funds. He was responsible for equity capital market transactions of numerous firms, including companies quoted on Stock Exchange (IPO, convertible bonds, share capital increase, public tender etc).
He completed various M&A deals in different economic sectors, with particular focus on small and medium business. He is Director of Biodue Spa, quoted on Italian AIM, with proxi as Investor Relator, and member of Board of others Italian and USA SME.
He has a degree in Business Economics at Florence University with full marks and honours.

Lamberto Tommasi


Lamberto Tommasi (1954) matured an experience of twenty five years as partner of one of the “big four” of the auditing of financial statements of national and international firms and groups.
Degree in Business Economics at Bologna University, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Auditor, he started working in the audit field since 1978 and in 1991 became partner responsible for Florence office, expanding from 3 to about 90 people.
Within the audit activity, he carried out also due diligence engagements and assisted clients in their IPO and in their development of internal control procedures. He has been teaching for 15 years for the Auditing Master at Pisa University and collaborated with the Auditing course of the Economics Faculty at Florence University for more than 25 years.

Marco Scarpelli


Marco Scarpelli (1983) has matured skills in the corporate finance transactions for 10 years.
He has a degree in Business Economics at the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan and started his professional path in the international network of one of the “big four” of the auditing , continued for some years in the advisory team of an independent firm in the M&A sector and subsequently assumed the role of investment manager in a private equity fund.
He has been teaching for some years M&A at the Luigi Bocconi University and is member of the investment committee of Quadrivio SGR (Investment Saving Fund).
He is also CFO of D.r.e.am. Italia Scarl, primary operator in the engineering and environmental planning sectors.


The integration of our professional experiences allows us to interact with firms, private and institutional investors and private equity, funds,

thanks to:



completed transactions since the nineties, of which 4 IPO



years of cumulated experience in the professional assistance to the business



years providing for audit and due diligence services


years of cumulated experience in 12 private equity funds, mezzanine, venture capital and real estate funds


appointments in the Board of Directors in businesses in different economic sectors

Lamberto Tommasi is member of
Marco Ulivagnoli is member of
Marco Scarpelli is member of
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