About Us

Founded in 2009, Aldabra researches, selects and evaluates investment opportunities, manages due diligence processes and, above all, accompanies innovative SMEs on a path towards sustainable growth. 

Our Values

We work with commitment, passion, conviction and transparency.
We have a clear vision of the current and potential value of companies and their resources.

We accompany companies along their growth path and, in the case of investments, from the evaluation stage to the exit stage, guaranteeing:

  • Continuity in terms of values, vision and competence
  • Continuous improvement
  • Stability

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • To help companies define the most suitable corporate and organisational strategy in relation to their competitive position
  • To maximise medium/long-term returns for investors mostly through direct investments as well as through continuous participation in governance initiatives with particular focus on business and environmental sustainability. In some cases, Aldabra Capital teams are brought inside the target company as a temporary management team.

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

A group of professionals with extensive experience in financial, strategic and operational areas, who often play out key roles in the operations management of initiatives and are personally committed to maximising results.

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Renato Giacobbo Scavo
CEO

Renato Scavo holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and has been working in Venture Capital, Private Equity and Corporate Finance for more than twenty years. Since 2008 he has been the CEO of Aldabra Capital. The same year he founded Qualitekna, a company specialised in Digital Marketing services (sold in 2015). He was Investment Director for Jupiter Finance, an investment company specialised in the acquisition and management of non-performing assets and currently collaborates with various universities on issues of Strategy and Business Planning.  From 2000 to 2006 he was the Senior Manager of Bain & Company, where he gained great experience in Retail, Finance and Private Equity sectors.

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Federico Bellan
Investment Committee Member

Federico Bellan holds a law degree from the University of Turin, has been enrolled in the Turin Bar Association since 2003 and holds a Master of Laws from WIPO Academy. He is mainly responsible for industrial and commercial law and has gained significant experience in the negotiation and drafting of contracts for the management of industrial intellectual property rights, procurement activities for industrial and intellectual law disputes (trademarks, patents, trade secrets, design, etc.) as well as in the negotiation and drafting of business contracts (transfer and acquisition of companies, branches of business, shareholdings, etc.).

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Giacomo Filippo Porzio
Technical & Investment Committee Advisor

Giacomo holds a degree in Energetic Engineering and a PhD in Innovative Technologies at the Sant’Anna School in Pisa, for which he also carried out research. In 2015 he founded the company Sixth Sense (www.sixth-sense.ai), originally a spin-off of the Sant’Anna School, which was listed among the growth leading companies in 2021 and 2022 by Sole24Ore and Repubblica and among the European fastest growing companies in 2021 by Financial Times. He has extensive experience in R&D and AI applications for the simulation and optimisation of complex industrial processes, big data analytics & visualisation, business intelligence, business knowledge and predictive analytics.

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Dario Ercolani
Investment Manager & CFO

Dario Ercolani obtained a degree in Economics and Management with a specialisation in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from LUISS Guido Carli University, following his pursuit of an international degree and a period of study at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School). His work for corporate companies and consulting companies has given him experience in finance and strategic marketing. In 2020 he joined the Stanford University GSB network after completing the Stanford LEAD program with distinguished participation in the courses “Designing Organizations for Creativity and Innovation” and “Financing Innovation: The Creation of Value”.

Renato Giacobbo Scavo
CEO

Renato Scavo holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and has been working in Venture Capital, Private Equity and Corporate Finance for more than twenty years. Since 2008 he has been the CEO of Aldabra Capital. The same year he founded Qualitekna, a company specialised in Digital Marketing services (sold in 2015). He was Investment Director for Jupiter Finance, an investment company specialised in the acquisition and management of non-performing assets and currently collaborates with various universities on issues of Strategy and Business Planning.  From 2000 to 2006 he was the Senior Manager of Bain & Company, where he gained great experience in Retail, Finance and Private Equity sectors.