About the partners

Michele Pacitti has more than twenty years experience as a sell-side UK and Italian markets analyst at firms including UBS, County NatWest, HSBC James Capel and as former head of research at ABN Amro Milan.

Marie-Christine Keith has spent twenty years at City firms including Swiss Bank Corporation, County NatWest, HSBC James Capel and UBM (Unicredito) as an analyst and a senior salesperson marketing Italian equities to UK institutional investors.

The extensive analytical and market experience of the partners gives them an unique insight into the needs and demands of institutional investors, both long-only and hedge funds. In addition, their frequent participation in company meetings with final investors has enabled them to recognise the strengths and weaknesses of corporate communication. Tesserae Partners aims to offer guidance and training to ensure that the corporate message is appropriate and succinct, enabling investors to obtain a clear understanding of the company and its activities. Its independence guarantees an objective and unbiased approach.

IPO involvement
The partners were involved in many IPOs in either a research or sales capacity, including the following:

Azimut, Datamat, De Longhi, Fastweb, Ferretti, Fiera di Milano, Hera, Mariella Burani, Pirelli Real Estate, Safilo, Tod's, Toro Assicurazioni