Current Investments


Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (“NTV”) is a privately owned High Speed Trains operator, created by a group of Italian entrepreneurs following the European Union directive aimed at liberalizing the railway system. NTV is the first and largest European private-sector high speed train operator, and the second largest player in Italy after government-owned Trenitalia. It is mostly known for its Italo trains.

Peninsula invested in the company by acquiring a significant minority stake, and afterwards reinvesting a portion of its stake alongisde G.I.P. in the new transaction.

Jun-17 / Apr-18

Partially divested


Aernnova is a fully integrated Tier 1 aircraft aerostructures manufacturer. It is
specialised in the design, engineering and manufacturing of aerostructures and components (both composite and aerometallic) such as wings, empennages and fuselage sections. Aernnova designs and / or manufactures aerostructures for more than 20 programs for all the leading OEMs. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Spain, US, Brazil and Mexico and employs 4,700 people, including more than 400 engineers.

Peninsula invested in the company by acquiring a significant minority stake.




Founded in 1997 by Antonio and Stefano Percassi, KIKO MILANO is an Italian professional cosmetics brand, and a multinational company present in 21 countries with 7,500 employees, 950 directly owned stores and an e-commerce channel extended to 32 countries (the last of which is China, thanks to the first online shop window on Tmall Global).

Peninsula subscribed a reserved capital increase to support the strategic plan promoted by the new CEO, and owns a significant minority stake.




Garofalo is a leading Italian group in Italy in the field of fully private and private accredited healthcare. It operates 18 healthcare facilities, of which 15 owned, with a total of +1,200 beds. Garofalo offers a wide range of services, covering hospital (acute care, post-acute care and outpatient services) and dependency care (residential hospitalization). 

Peninsula acted as the Anchor Investor during the IPO process, allowing the company to successfully debut amid high volatile markets. 




Zadig & Voltaire is a leading French brand in the contemporary luxury ready-to-wear market, known for its Parisian-chic and rock and roll inspiration. The company operates approximately 400 boutiques and shop-in-shops in more than 30 markets around the world. In addition to its retail presence, the company operates a rapidly growing online business as well as wholesale and licensing activities.

Peninsula acquired a significant minority stake, partnering with the founder Thierry Gillier and the management team in order to support the international expansion of the company.




Salto Systems is a global leader in the development and manufacture of leading-edge electronic access control solutions, particularly in sectors where security is critical. The company has delivered more than 5 million access points worldwide used by an estimated 40 million people every day in a wide range of sectors. Together with Gantner, the combined group has a workforce of 1,200 employees in 40 countries and over a million access points delivered each year.

Peninsula acquired a minority stake in Salto alongside other financial investors and has funded a capital increase in Salto for the acquisition of Gantner Electronic Austria Holding GmbH.




Isola dei Tesori is a leading Italian Pet Care, with over 230 stores. The company offers an assortment of high-quality products and a wide range of personalized services. In addition, Isola dei Tesori has distinguished itself thanks to its innovative one-stop-shop concept, combining the sale of products dedicated to the specific needs of animals with a wide array of of services for the care, hygiene and beauty of pets.

Peninsula acquired a majority stake through a co-owned vehicle with Azimut Libera Impresa and alongside the Celeghin family (founders). An additional capital increase was completed in order to pursue organic and inorganic objectives




Galenicum is a global pharmaceutical company whose mission is to improve quality and affordability of pharmaceutical products, food and nutritional supplements. The company's activities span across multiple fields, including full spectrum B2B solutions (development, licensing and supply of pharmaceutical products), FDF CMO activities, sales and distribution of branded generics, sales of specialty dermatological products, and other adjacemt actvities.

Peninsula acquired a minority stake, while executing a capital increase in order to support the company's growth and the relative R&D efforts.




Isem Bramucci is the leading company in the European market of luxury rigid boxes for the perfumery, cosmetics and champagne. With more than 200 employees between Italy and France, Isem is partner of over 40 international brands. The company currently produces more than 80 million folding boxes and more than 11 million rigid boxes per year, leveraging on a production area extending for more than 27,000 sqm. Coupled with strong logistic capabilities, Isem also offers a "full service production" to its clients, inserting the final product into the packaging and managing its logistics aspects for the clients.

Peninsula acquired a majority stake alongside the management of the company (CEO and Chairman), in order to pursue international growth as well as entry into new markets.



Previous Investments


Guala Closures Group is the Global leading producer of specialty closures for the spirits and wine industry, with significant presence also in bottled water, oil and pharmaceuticals. It’s a trusted long-term partner to spirits and wine producers, providing highly technological solutions (supported by 130 patents) to achieve best-in-class safety and packaging closure components.

Investment executed through a reverse listing, merging the company into an existing SPAC (“Space 4”) managed by Space Holding, listed on the Italian MTA, of which Peninsula will be the largest institutional shareholder.




Contships Holdings is a Cyprus-based holding company, controlling one of the world’s largest fleets of Container Feeder vessels, between 700 and 1,100 TEU, among Non-Operating Owners. The Company charters its fleet worldwide, and has a wide network of blue chip customers, including both feeder and major liner operators. 

Peninsula controls a majority stake in the company.




Azimut is the largest independent Asset Management company in Italy with €50.4bn asset under management. The business model is based on a full integration between portfolio management and distribution. The Group currently has 80 Investment professionals based around the world and a proprietary network of over 2,000 Financial Advisors.

Peninsula acquired a minority stake and joined Timone Fiduciaria, becoming its largest institutional investor.




Mediaset S.p.A. is the largest media player in Italy, contemplating a merger with Mediaset España (Mediaset España Comunicación, S.A) to create

MFE - MediaForEurope, the first pan-European media group. 


Peninsula provided protection to Mediaset committing up to €1bn against the shares withdrawn in the context of the merger and of the incorporation in the Netherlands under the MFE - MediaForEurope name.