Our Team

Carlo Bronzini Vender
Carlo Bronzini Vender
Carlo Bronzini Vender
Partner and Co-Founder

Education

  • MBA degree from Harvard Business School
  • Undergraduate degree in business administration Summa cum Laude from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy
  • Teaching Fellow in the Economics Department of Harvard University

Carlo Bronzini Vender is a Partner and Co-Founder of CapM.

Mr. Bronzini Vender has over twenty-five years of experience in mergers, acquisitions and corporate strategic advisory, having advised senior executives and Boards of Directors of leading corporations on a range of transformational transactions. His expertise is centered around creating shareholder value across industries that are undergoing dynamic change, including consumer retail / e-commerce, healthcare, software and technology.

He has originated and executed landmark transactions and strategic advisory assignments for many high-profile clients, including 1-800 CONTACTS, drugstore.com, Highmark Health, Bulgari, Caremark, DuPont, HearUSA, Lavazza, LensCrafters, Realtime Technologies, i2 Technologies and Walgreens.

Mr. Bronzini Vender started his career in mergers and acquisitions at Wolfensohn & Co., a leading global financial advisory firm founded by former World Bank President Jim Wolfensohn and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker. Prior to Wolfensohn & Co., Mr. Bronzini Vender was an Associate Consultant in the London office of Bain & Company.

He is a donor to several educational, health policy and art institutions and has sat on the Board of Trustees of Baby Buggy, a charity that supports lower income families in New York, and of the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, where he was the Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Education

  • MBA degree from Harvard Business School
  • Undergraduate degree in business administration Summa cum Laude from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy
  • Teaching Fellow in the Economics Department of Harvard University

 

Selected Representative Advisory Transactions

  • Sale of Visionworks to Vision Service Plan
  • Merger of Davis Vision with Superior Vision
  • Growth investment by Blue Sea Capital into SignatureMD
  • Sale of Astra Manufacturing to Cornerstone Foodservice Group
  • Sale of Favini to Fortress Investment Group
  • Sale of Wikibuy to Capital One
  • Acquisition of Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) by RCF Group
  • Sale of Limoni and La Gardenia (LLG) to Douglas
  • Sale of 1-800 CONTACTS to AEA Investors
  • Sale of Viva Optique, a subsidiary of HVHC (a Highmark company), to Marcolin
  • €180 million sale of Realtime Technologies (RTT) to Dassault Systèmes
  • $900 million sale of 1-800 CONTACTS to Anthem
  • $135 million sale of HearUSA to Siemens
  • $433 million sale of drugstore.com to Walgreens
  • $250 million investment by Lavazza into Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
  • Strategic alliance between Luxottica Retail (owner of LensCrafters) and Vision Direct
  • Sale of Alcoa Sabiñanigo foil manufacturing business in Spain to Bavaria Industriekapital
  • Acquisition of Geneva Watch by Binda
  • $343 million take-private transaction of 1-800 CONTACTS with Fenway Partners
  • Acquisition of the glass division of Lynch Systems by Olivotto
  • Sale of Sonus Faber to Quadrivio SGR
  • $80 million sale of Patient Infosystems to CareGuide
  • $240 million equity commitment by Bulgari into Irving Place Capital
  • $120 million capital raise for i2 Technologies with Q Investments
  • $320 million sale of Manufacturers Services Limited to Celestica
  • $60 million sale of Amicas to Vitalworks
  • $1.0 billion sale of Host Marriott Services to Italy's Autogrill
  • $3.0 billion acquisition of Imperial Chemical Industries' global synthetic materials operations by DuPont
  • $1.7 billion acquisition of Protein Technologies International by DuPont
  • $1.7 billion acquisition by DuPont of 20% stake in Pioneer Hi-Bred
  • $433 million acquisition of Forum Group by Host Hotels 
  • Restructuring of Marriott Corporation into Host Marriott Corporation and Marriott International
  • $300 million acquisition of Asgrow by Pulsar
  • $300 million sale of Remington to Clayton Dubilier & Rice
  • $1.1 billion acquisition of Affiliated Publications (The Boston Globe) by The New York Times
  • $2.0 billion spin-off of Caremark from Baxter International