About us

DeA Capital is the leading independent alternative asset management platform in Italy, with Combined AUM of € 26.2 Mld and a wide range of products and services for professional investors.

DeA Capital Profile

  • Extensive Range of Products, with various Risk Profiles
  • Deep Knowledge of the Italian Market, with a wide Network of Relationships
  • State-of-the-art Compliance, Risk Management & ESG Investment Policy
  • Highly experienced and motivated Management Team
  • Full Alignment of Interest between Stakeholders
  • Strong and Resilient Balance Sheet


Through a diversification and internationalization strategy initiated in 1997, De Agostini has gradually expanded its activities from the traditional publishing sector to other sectors, each belonging to an independent sub-holding.

Our History

  • 2019

    Acquisition of 38.8% of Quaestio Holding S.A.

    DeA Capital acquires 38.8% of Quaestio Holding S.A. parent company of Quaestio SGR, active in the management of investment solutions for institutional investors

  • 2019

    Launch of the pan-european real estate platform

    Through the launch of DeA Capital RE France, DeA Capital RE Iberia and DeA Capital RE Poland, all companies active in the French, Spanish /Portoguese and Polish real estate markets respectively

  • 2019

    DeA Capital wholly owns both alternative asset management companies

    DeA Capital Real Estate SGR and DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR are both wholly owned by DeA Capital S.p.A.

  • 2017

    DeA Capital Group rebranding

    Launch of a new development stage of the Alternative Asset Management platform through the rebranding of the two asset management companies DeA Capital Real Estate SGR, leading real estate asset management company, and DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR, leading company in Italy in the management of alternative investment funds

  • 2017

    Activity promoting investments in SPACs

    Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

  • 2016

    Acquisition YARD

    Acquisition of 45% of Yard S.p.A., which belongs to the real estate facility management sector

  • 2011

    IDeA FIMIT is established

    From the merger between First Atlantic RE SGR and FIMIT SGR, IDeA Fimit SGR is created, today known as DeA Capital Real Estate SGR

  • 2008

    Acquisition of First Atlantic RE Holding

    DeA Capital acquires First Atlantic RE Holding, parent company of First Atlantic RE SGR and First Atlantic RE, one of the leading real estate companies in Italy

  • 2008

    Launch of IDeA Alternative Investments first direct fund

    IDeA Alternative Investments launches its first direct fund IDeA OF I that invests or co-invests along with primary private equity investors in qualified minority participations

  • 2008

    Acquisition of IDeA Alternative Investments

    DeA Capital acquires a quote in IDeA Alternative Investments and starts a Funds of Funds investment plan, with a focus on co-investments

  • 2008

    Investment in Migros

    DeA Capital invests in Migros, leader in the food retail secotr in Turkey

  • 2007

    Investment in Générale de Santé

    First investment of DeA Capital in Générale de Santé, leader in the private healthcare sector in France

  • 2007

    DeA Capital S.p.A. is established

    De Agostini acquires a majority stake in Cdb Web Tech S.p.A., newly appointed DeA Capital S.p.A.