Valerio Vitelli

Languages: Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Areas of Practice

Valerio is an associate in the asset management group based in London. Valerio advises European and global asset managers on the structuring, formation and ongoing operation of private investment funds pursuing a variety of strategies including buyout, credit, infrastructure, and venture.

Valerio advises both sponsors and major institutional investors on a wide range of matters in the investment funds sphere including fund formations, primary investments, continuation funds and co-investments across a broad range of asset classes.

Valerio was previously in the investment funds practice of an independent law firm in Luxembourg where he gained expertise on Luxembourg funds’ structures.


Recent Representative Sponsor Experience

  • Incus Capital in respect of Incus European Credit Fund IV (€650 million)
  • A U.S. private equity asset manager on the formation of its first PE fund in Europe
  • A U.S. private real estate investment firm on the formation of its targeted €1.3 billion European sale and leaseback fund*
  • A New Zealand fund manager on the formation of its Master and Feeder infrastructure fund structure*
  • A UK fund manager on the formation of its fourth targeted €600 million real estate debt fund*

Recent Representative Investor Experience

  • Partners Group as an anchor investor acting on behalf of its clients -  alongside Brookfield Asset Management – in a new €550 million continuation fund raised by Lanza Capital (formerly known as Firmum Capital) focused on acquiring and operating car parks in Spain.
  • Partners Group on multiple primaries, secondaries, and co-investments across various sectors, including PE, RE and infrastructure
  • Large Asian sovereign wealth fund on its global programme of investments, including primaries, co-investments

*Prior to joining Ropes & Gray

Areas of Practice

    Ropes & Gray International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware, United States of America and is a recognised body regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (with registered number 521000).