Panakès Partners SGR announces the arrival of Barbara CASTELLANO as part of the investment team

Milan, Italy - March 8th, 2016

Barbara Castellano brings a significant 20-yearsexperience in Medtech, in particular in Cardiovascular, having held corporate senior positions at Sorin (now Livanova) and CID Cardiovascular (now Alvimedica). By leading strategic marketing, business development, clinical, quality and regulatory departments, she developed and brought innovative cardiovascular technologies in the market. Furthermore, in the last year, as CEO of an advisory firm, she has developed a strong experience inthe medtech startup world, successfully raising over €15m venture capital funding for European and Israeli innovative medical technologies.
"We are proud to have Barbara joining our team, strengthening our expertise in the medtech sector" commented Fabrizio Landi,.Panakès Managing Partner"Both our startup investee companies and our investors will benefit from her outstanding professional and personal qualities".
Barbara Castellano stated: “I am extremely excited to joinPanakès Partners. The medtech world is changing fast, with new trends and a lot of innovation coming through to solve unmet needs. We will support startups with great technologies, helping them growing and demonstrating their value in the market.”
Panakès Partners, founded by Alessio Beverina, FabrizioLandi and Diana Saraceni, announced the first closing of the fund few weeks ago.