Riccardo BenedettiPartner, Advisory
Mr. Benedetti is a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners and Co-Head of its U.S. Advisory business. He is an M&A generalist by background and focuses on advising clients across a range of transaction types, industries and geographies.
Mr. Benedetti has more than 26 years of investment banking experience assisting companies on a wide range of strategic matters. During his tenure at Perella Weinberg Partners, he has advised Mondelez, Linde, Northrop, Sagent, Willis, Carefusion, Medtronic, Hershey, Treehouse, Monsanto, Solutia, Phibro, KPS, Sealy, Essilor, Del Monte, Pactive, Lionsgate, Rohm & Haas and Pepsi Bottling, among others.
Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in January of 2009, Mr. Benedetti was at Morgan Stanley from 1991 to 2009, where he most recently served as a Managing Director responsible for the investment banking coverage of family offices and UHNW individuals. He was previously a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s M&A Group in New York. Mr. Benedetti began his career as an analyst at Morgan Stanley International in London.
At Morgan Stanley, he actively worked with clients, advising Cadbury, SmithKline, AHP, Dupont, Merck, Novartis, Schlumberger, Burlington Resources, Conoco, Fresenius, Hexagon, Nortel, Kinnevik, Bertelsmann, Blackstone, KKR, Permira, BC Partners and CVC, among others.
Mr. Benedetti earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from EBS-European Business School.