Mazzini pursues liquidity and transparency at Eurizon

Fri Mar 6, 2009



Massimo Mazzini took the helm of Eurizon Alternative Investments just before the global financial storm broke. Claire Makin talks to him about how he has taken the chance to reshape the business to take advantage of market conditions


Having taken the helm of Eurizon Alternative Investments just before the global financial storm broke, Massimo Mazzini has welcomed the chance of reshaping the business to take advantage of market conditions

By Claire Makin

Massimo Mazzini took charge of Eurizon Alternative Investments SGR in 2007, just before world markets descended into chaos. At the same time, he embarked on a major reorganisation of Eurizon AI following a merger between two major Italian banking groups, Banca Intesa and San Paolo IMI, Eurizon's parent.

Undaunted by the challenge, Mazzini grasped the opportunity to reshape the fund of hedge funds platform on what he sees as a new model for the business. This model, based on transparency and liquidity, addresses much of the current criticism swirling around the beleaguered funds of funds industry in the wake of the alleged Madoff fraud.


Massimo Mazzini


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