Gabriele Cipparrone

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Gabriele Cipparrone 

Experience and qualifications

Gabriele Cipparrone is a Partner in the Consumer team.

Gabriele joined Apax Partners in 2003 and is based in London after having worked in the Milan office for four years. He has participated in a number of key deals including  Engineering, FULLBEAUTY Brands, Orange Switzerland, Weather Investments, TDC, Sisal and Farmafactoring.  He serves as a board member of Engineering.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Gabriele was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where he specialised in advising clients in the telecom and utility sectors, and he also spent a brief period at Soros.

Gabriele holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico di Torino and an MS in Industrial Engineering from École Centrale de Paris.


Investments include:

Banca Farmafactoring S.p.A.

Factoring services


Direct-to-consumer market leader in the U.S. plus-size apparel market

Orange Switzerland

Orange Switzerland is one of the leading mobile operators in Switzerland with 1.6 million customers.

Sisal SpA

Lotteries and gaming


Pan-European telecoms business

Weather Investments S.p.A.

Leading international telecommunications company offering mobile, fixed, internet and international communication services

Current directorships

Sisal SpA

Lotteries and gaming

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