Cesare Bastianini is Founder and Managing Director of Endos, a Geneva and Singapore based platform supporting select family offices in their cross-border PE activities across Asia and Europe, including direct co-investments and primary and secondary fund investments. Endos also manages Italian listed holding company CIR Group’s Asian PE portfolio. Furthermore, Cesare is Advisor to Lyrique Private Equity, an independent private equity firm (founded by a team that has been active in private equity since 1987) that delivers customized private equity portfolios to its clients, including family offices, asset managers and pension funds.
Previously, Cesare was a Director with CIR (2005-2015), responsible for the group’s direct and fund investments in Asia, which are yielding top quartile returns. Prior to CIR, he was with Bank of America’s London-based European principal investment group, and previously with Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking group. Cesare graduated at the University of Torino and received an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.