London, UK, May 8th, 2024: Cap10, the specialist pan-European private equity firm based in London, has appointed Luca Bonanomi as the firm’s new Partner.

Luca brings a decade of investing experience to the team with a strong focus on primary transactions across several verticals, including industrial niches, healthcare and life sciences, as well as business services.

Luca joins from Blackstone where he spent the past decade, most recently as Managing Director in the European Private Equity group, and previously worked in the Investment Banking division at J.P. Morgan at the beginning of his career.

Luca will be responsible for targeting unique investment opportunities and further establishing and scaling the Cap10 business in the mid-market space alongside existing Partners, Fabrice Nottin (Founding Partner) and Mandar Kulkarni (also CFO and COO).

Fabrice Nottin, Founding Partner of Cap10 said: “I am delighted to welcome Luca to Cap10 as a new partner. Luca brings with him a decade of investment and team building experience from a leading firm. I had the chance to work on multiple occasions with the PE team at Blackstone including Luca, and I am excited to now welcome him to the Cap10 family. Luca’s arrival will allow Cap10 to capitalise on its early successes and accelerate its development.”

Luca Bonanomi said: “I am thrilled to be joining Fabrice and the team at Cap10 at such a key period of growth. I am looking forward to deploying Cap10’s unique playbook in the European mid-market. Cap10’s focus on primary opportunities combined with its sector thematic approach will position the firm perfectly to address the most attractive segment of the buyout market in Europe.”


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