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What Quattrocchi Jr Says

Ottavio's son Massimo says the family understands that it's "nothing personal"

What Quattrocchi Jr Says
What Quattrocchi Jr Says
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The Quattrocchi family has learnt to live with the cross of Bofors. "How can you not if it lasts for 21 years?" asks Massimo Quattrocchi, the son who has an equally close if not closer relationship with India than father Ottavio. He travels there every 6-8 weeks as the head of CI Partners, scouting investment opportunities for his private equity firm, ClubInvest. He helps Italian companies acquire a stake in Indian firms and vice versa. Massimo is very much a part of the India rush and his father's troubles haven't been a hindrance to his career.

"I certainly do not hide my presence, and have no reason to...I believe I'm doing a valuable service to Indian groups who are acquiring abroad and also European groups keen to set up a presence in India," he said in an interview from Milan. "I think this is something that should be welcomed." Especially in these "booming corporate" times. Massimo was born and brought up in Delhi and sees no reason not to leverage his unique experience into profit. "I have many corporate contacts and, more...
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