Partner, NB Renaissance Partners
25 Years of Industry Experience
7 Years with Neuberger Berman
Luca Deantoni is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and Partner of Renaissance Partners. Previously he was CFO at EcorNaturaSì (leading Italian organic food supermarket chain, with ~€300mm turnover), which he joined in 2012 spearheading a successful leveraged minority buyout, and Partner of Finanziaria Canova, an Italian investment firm, from 2009 to 2012. From 1996 to 2009 he worked at Credit Suisse, where he was a Director of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (Credit Suisse’s private equity investment arm) from 2007 to 2009 and a member of the European Investment Banking Group from 1996 to 2007, based in London and Milan, with various responsibilities including Head of European Specialty Retail and Luxury. In 2004 he worked at Safilo (#2 global luxury eyewear maker and a portfolio company of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners) as Head of Strategic Planning to support the successful turnaround of the company. Luca graduated cum laude in Economics from Bocconi University and serves as a board member of Farnese Vini, Novamont and Uteco.