Bio - Andreas Dal Santo

 

Andreas Dal Santo, CFA, ARPM

Andreas Dal Santo is Founder and Managing Director of BlueVal Group LLC.

Andreas has more than twenty years of experience in investments, business valuation and management consulting. Prior to founding BlueVal, Andreas has managed more than $1 billion in European, North American, and Emerging Market assets for Arca Fondi, a $35 billion investment manager based in Milan. As Head of Global Emerging Markets for Arca, Andreas has invested in more than 20 countries and analyzed thousands of securities, gaining experience in business modeling and valuation in a broad range of sectors. Prior to that he was a specialist in North American Tech, Media and Telecom investments for Arca, which he followed from the Y2K bubble through the recession of 2008. As a Consulting Director of Research for the New York representative office of the Italian Central Bank, and Executive Director of Solidus Capital Group, Andreas has strong insight into the U.S. banking sector and how monetary and fiscal policy, trade, interest and currency exchange rates affect the environment for business and managements’ strategic decisions.

Andreas couples a strong command of investments, business analysis and valuation with a deep passion for mathematics and computer science that has led him to venture into the areas of quantitative finance, business innovation and Fintech. Andreas brings to his valuation work significant insights into emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, and solid experience with quantitative valuation modeling and scenario analysis, such as Black-Scholes, binomial option pricing and Monte Carlo simulation.

Andreas obtained a Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance with distinction from Ca’ Foscari University, Italy; he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA); he holds an Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management (ARPM) Certificate, and has taken coursework in Fintech as part of the Future of Commerce program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Andreas has award-winning board experience. He served as a member of the board of CFA Society of New York from 2013 to 2017. He is currently a member of the board of CFA Society Italy.