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is an M&A and corporate finance firm with derivative activity in business development and management consulting.
Core is an independent advisor focused on supporting enterprises with coverage across the Central and Eastern Europe. We have been present in Poland & CE Europe since 1994. We are interested in creating a personalized relationship with customers.
They are assisted by our consultants in all activities, providing always a tailor-made service. We take care of their investments with flexibility and fairness, placing dialogue at the heart of the relationship.
Some results:
  • More than 300 enterprises ever assessed
  • 4.000 new job created
  • 100% of successful Special Economic Zones (SEZ) projects
  • 33 Eu Funds investment projects successfully concluded Team

Management Team

Donato Di Gilio
C.E.O. and Head of M&A Department

Donato was born in Varese in 1962 and graduated in Law from Milan University. He has worked in Poland since 1992, founding Core Sp z oo. in 1994; Donato was co-founder of the Italian Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Poland in 1996; He  has been President of the Italian Chamber since 2009 to 2013 and Vice president and member of the Board of Advisers of the same institution from September 2015 to September 2017. Donato deals primarily M&A and Business Development services, and has succesfully assisted more than 300 companies (large and SMEs) in the process of investment in Poland. Currently he sits on various directorial and supervisory boards. Donato speaks Polish, English and French.

Dorota Wawrzyniak
Partner and Head of Structural Funds Department

Dorota gained a degree in mathematics from the University of Katowice, and then a master’s degree in Marketing and Communication. Dorota has over 18 years of experience in financial models and business plans used to design projects intended to gain EU funding , and also deals with investment in the Special Economic Zones. She is one of the leading experts in Poland on the use of Structural Funds for the corporate sector. Dorota speaks fluent Italian and English.

Piero Cannas
Equity Partner di Core Sp. z o.o

Since October , 2103 Piero has been appointed for three cadences (2013-2015 / 2015 – 2017 and 2017 up to now)  as President of the italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Poland. He has developed his professional career  as consultant in the fields of Organization, Internazionalisation and M & A. He was Partner and Managing Director of Conceive Asia Pts Ltd in Singapore where He has directly guided the Singapore and Shangai offices. He has been  Partner, Founder and Member of the Board of the Global Strategy in Milan and President of the Board of the Global Strategy Poland. He has graduated in Civil Hydraulics Engineering from Cagliari University with a PhD in Enviromental Engineering. Piero speaks English.

CORE knows how to do!

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